Attacking & Defending 3

  • Organisation

    Materials: Each player a ball, cones and two goals
  • Process

    The coach chooses one defender who is positioned 20-25m in front of the goal. The other players are with their balls at around 30-35m in front of the goal. The players move towards the defender and try to dribble past him with a trick with the aim to score a goal. Change the defender after one set. Variations: - The defender moves at the beginning only on one line - The defender has only a limited area to defend - The defender can move freely
  • Tip

    2 Tor(e), 2 Leibchenfarben, 8 Hütchen, If you have two or more goalies, you can perform this drill in two groups on two goals to avoid long waiting times.


Defensive/Offensive play [One on one]


Quick processing, Quick decisioning

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 13]


15 min

Number of Players:

1 - 5 players [2 players, 3 players, 4 players]

Form of Training:

Team training, Training in pairs, Individual training

Participating Players:

Whole team


3 goalies


Defensive behaviors, Alone training, Offensive behaviors

Skill Level:

Beginner, Advanced, Professional

Spatial Behavior:

Limited playing field

Training Location:

Turf field, Grass field, Indoor, Asphalt

Author: Easy2Coach Database

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