Warm Up

  • Organisation

    PHASE 1 As soon as players arrive, they pair up & pass the ball. Players should stand about 2-3 yards apart & try to one touch pass to each other. Keep on their toes. PHASE 2 After 2 minutes and still in their pairs, players then throw the ball to each other to head it back. Each players does this for 1 minute each. PHASE 3. Players now get into 2 lines and do shuttle runs against each other. Sprinting between 3 sets of cones, 5 yards apart PHASE 4. Dynamic stretches 2 sets a) Groin Stretch. Out to In & jog back b) Groin Stretch. In to Out & jog back c) Quick Feet & jog back d) High Knees & jog back e) Forward shuffle & jog back f) Backward shuffle & jog back g) Forward lunge & jog back h) Cross overs & jog back I) Heal taps & jog back j) Sprint & jog back PHASE 5. Split numbers of players into 4 groups, each group into a 18x5 yard zone. Number each player 1-4 or how ever many you have. Pass in number sequence, i.e. 1 to 2, 2 to 3 etc. For 2 minutes. PHASE 6. Player keep passing, but when they get to the last number, they pass into another zone. i.e. Zone 1 passes into Zone 3 & Zone 2 passes into Zone 4. These players do the same as the beginning & then pass back into Zone that the ball started. i.e. Zone 3 passes to Zone 1. 4 Minutes


Passing [Short passing]

Training Set:





15 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players

Form of Training:

Team training

Skill Level:


Author: Paul Widgery

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