Two-zones possesion and pressure

  • Organisation

    Two equal-sized areas divided by a marked line. 4 players in each team, placed in each area.

  • Process

    The team with the ball will try to controll the ball as long as possible. The other team will send in two defenders to intercept the ball and play it to their own area.

  • Tip

    Change size of the area, number of players and number of press-players to adjust the difficulty.

  • Field size

    20x10 meter divided into two equal areas.


Passing, Ball control, Ballskill (Touch on the ball)


Speed of movement off the ball


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

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis, End, Progression


Training examples




45 min

Number of Players:

> 10 players [13 or more playersr]

Form of Training:

Team training

Skill Level:


Author: Robert Johansson

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