Build-up play

  • Organisation

    1+3 v 3 defenders. The aim is to play the ball from the own goalie across the finish line.
  • Process

    The goalie starts the game by playing av throw on the ground to a teammate. The attacking team gets a Point by taking the ball over the finishline without loosing it. All passes must be played on the ground, no airballs are allowed. When the defending team gets the ball they try to counter-attack as quickly as possible. Every time the ball goes out of play the game starts from the goalkeeper. After 5 minutes the teams switch sides.
  • Field size

    20x20 m
  • Cone margins


Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


40 min

Author: Robert Johansson

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