Soccer Baseball 4v4

  • Organisation

    8 Players on 2 Teams (4 Reds vs. 4 Blues) Equipment Needed: 4 Cones => Baseball Bases 1 Ball

  • Process

    Restrictions (Instructions):

    Batter Runs Anti-Clockwise While Fielders Pass Clockwise If Batter Reaches Home Base 1st, Before Fielder #1 Receives Ball. Batter Earns 1 Point (Run Scored).

    Each Batter Has 1 Turn Around The Bases Until All Batters Have Taken A Turn Before Teams Can Switch Places. A Batter Cannot Obstruct Or Get In The Way Of The Ball’s Path.


    - Improve Passing & Receiving While Under Passive Pressure

    - Improve Speed Of Play

    - Improve Weight Of Pass

    - Improve Accuracy Of Pass - Improve 1st Touch

  • Tip

    CP: - Appropriate Body Shape When Receiving Ball (allow The Ball to Come Across Your Body)

    - Appropriate Technique For Passing The Ball (With Inside Or Outside Of Foot)

  • Field size

    20y x 25y - outside passing 15y x 20y - inside bases


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

Shot technique/shooting [Inside of the laces passing]


Positional passing, Positional play


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


Quick decisioning, Coordination & Speed Training, Quick understanding of danger

Training Set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis, End


Training examples, Game Systems


U14 - U19, Any

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


45 min

Number of Players:

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

6 - 9 players [6 players]

> 10 players [13 or more playersr]

Form of Training:

Group training, Team training, Individual training

Participating Players:

Whole team


1 goalie


Part of a team, Cooperation within the team, Alone training, Groups

Skill Level:

Beginner, Advanced, Professional, Any

Spatial Behavior:

Free space, Half-field, Limited playing field

Training Location:

Asphalt, Turf field, Grass field, Indoor

Author: Tom Herzog

Similar exercises - Training set:

Progression, Main point/Emphasis, End

Passing with Goal Attempt
Shots from tight angles
Sprint + shot on goal

Similar exercises - Duration:

45 Mins

Four-zones distance game
Four zones distance game
Half Field Attaching Work