Juggling, Volleyed pass and shot at goal, variation 2

  • Organisation

    Setup a playing area with two goals. Several balls in one goal. The coach selects two teams of 6 - 9 players.
  • Process

    Two teams, both with goalkeepers. The ball can only be controlled in the air. If the ball touches the ground, the opposing team gains possession. The team without the ball is allowed to attack the team in possession and attempt to regain possession.. Only the goalkeeper is allowed to touch the ball with his hands. If the ball touches the ground the nearest player can volley pass the ball from his hands from that position. The player in possession is allowed as many touches as he likes. Only goals scored directly (with the players’ first touch/volley) count. Alternative: - Only 1, 2 or 3 touch(es) allowed. - The ball can be caught, but can only be passed as a volley.
  • Tip

    - The game often flows better when the goalkeeper makes a long, up field clearance. - When possible, the players should play one touch. - The teams should be set out according to their positions (to avoid all the players gathering forward or at the back). - This is a game for highly skilled players/teams.
  • Field size

    30 x 20 meters
  • Cone margins

    Length:15 meters each (3 cones) Width: 20 meters


Ball control, Ballskill (Touch on the ball)

Headers [Heading from a jump, Header challenges]

Passing [Short passing, Long passing, Inside of the foot passing]

Shot technique/shooting [Volley, Laces, Inside of the laces passing]


Opening the field, Counter-attacks, Defensive/Offensive play

Games plays [Direct play to the forwards]


Speed of movement off the ball, Speed of movement with ball


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

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis


Game Systems


U14 - U19 [Under 17, Under 18, Under 19]


20 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players [12 players, 13 or more playersr]

Form of Training:

Individual training, Team training

Participating Players:

Whole team


2 goalies


Alone training, Training for fun, Cooperation within the team

Skill Level:


Spatial Behavior:

Limited playing field, Double penalty box

Training Location:

Grass field, Indoor, Asphalt, Turf field

Author: Easy2Coach EN GmbH

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