Attacking & Defending 7

  • Organisation

    Materials: Balls, cones, 2 goals, bibs

  • Process

    Set up two goals with a distance of 30m with one goalie each. Spread he players to at least three teams with 4 players. Two teams play 5min against each other on the field. The players of the third team wait at the side line of the field. Within the field a normal match takes place with the option for the team on the ball to play with the players at the side line (wall players). After a goal or when the ball leaves the field it is the goalie


Ballskill (Touch on the ball), Ball control, Passing, Dribbling, Running technique with/without ball, Feinting/trick dribbling, Trapping

Shot technique/shooting [Laces, Outside of the foot, Inside of the foot]


Defensive/Offensive play, Attacking with focus on offsides

Games plays [Overlapping]


Speed of movement with ball, Explosiveness, Speed of movement off the ball, Speed endurance, Fitness program, Variable intervals

Strength [Power & Speed, Strength endurance]


Quickness of reaction, Quick understanding of danger, Quick anticipation, Quick decisioning, Quick processing

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis, Progression


Game Systems


U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 13, Under 12, Under 11, Under 10, Under 09, Under 8, U 07 (6-7 years)]


30 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players

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

6 - 10 players [6 players, 7 players, 8 players, 9 players]

Form of Training:

Individual training, Group training, Team training

Participating Players:

Whole team


2 goalies


Cooperation within the team, Alone training, Offensive behaviors, Groups, Part of a team, Defensive behaviors

Skill Level:

Advanced, Professional, Beginner

Spatial Behavior:

Double penalty box, Limited playing field

Training Location:

Grass field, Indoor, Forest/meadow, Asphalt, Turf field

Author: Easy2Coach Database

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Similar exercises - Duration:

30 Mins

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5 goals small-sidegame
Numbers Down

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