Free player

  • Organisation

    All players in one square space, size depending on number of players. Two balls that's going to be passed around by throwing them to each other.
  • Process

    The aim is to allways pass the ball to the player that have most free space around him. When a player have found free space he shouts out "free player" and raises his hands to signal to his teammates that he is playable.
  • Tip

    An exercise for the youngest players to make them find free space and communicate.
  • Field size

    Sqaure space. Size depending on number of players.

Training Set:



15 min

Author: Robert Johansson

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