Ball control main point II

  • Organisation

    See graphic: The defenders takes the position at the right post of their goal. Each of the defenders has one ball.

  • Process

    On call of the coach, player A starts moving into the field and plays a hard pass to the approaching forward and follows the ball. Player B moves towards the ball, controls it and tries to score a goal. If the defender wins the ball he counterattacks to the opposite goal. The team with the most goals wins.

  • Tip

    After completion the positions and tasks are changed.

  • Field size

    Twice the box


Ball control, Passing, Dribbling, Shot technique/shooting, Ballskill (Touch on the ball), Trapping


Defensive/Offensive play, Attacking with focus on offsides, Positional play


Speed endurance

Strength [Power & Speed, Strength endurance]


Quick processing, Quick decisioning

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis, End


Game Systems


Any, U14 - U19

U6 - U13 [Under 09, Under 10, Under 11, Under 12, Under 13]


40 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players

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

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

Form of Training:

Team training, Training in pairs, Individual training, Group training

Participating Players:

Whole team


2 goalies, 3 goalies, 1 goalie


Alone training, Groups, Offensive behaviors, Defensive behaviors

Skill Level:

Professional, Any, Beginner, Advanced

Spatial Behavior:

Half-field, Limited playing field, Double penalty box

Training Location:

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

Author: Easy2Coach Database

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