Close range shots with pass and fake opponents

  • Organisation

    Construction of three poles and two starting cones in accordance with the diagram. The players divided themselves up equally on the two cones. The balls are with Group A. goalkeeper stands in goal.
  • Process

    Player A dribbles from the starting cone towards the second cone. At the same time player B starts his run to the pole. When they arrive A plays a deep ball which B runs onto and either dispatches at goal either first time, or after first controlling the ball. Switch places after each round. Resources: 1 Full-size goal, 3 poles.
  • Tip

    3 pole(s), 1 full-court goal(s), - The goalkeeper always takes his position off the shooter. - Owing to the high variation of shots, the goalkeeper has to react differently to each different shot technique. - The goalkeeper
  • Field size

    35 x 25 Meters
  • Cone margins



Trapping, Dribbling

Passing [Inside of the foot passing]

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


Positional play

Games plays [Direct play to the forwards]


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

Strength [Leaping power, Leaping strength, Power & Speed]


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

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


U14 - U19

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


15 min

Number of Players:

6 - 9 players [6 players, 7 players, 8 players]

Form of Training:

Individual training, Goalkeeper training, Group training

Participating Players:

Whole team


1 goalie


Alone training, Groups

Skill Level:


Spatial Behavior:

Limited playing field

Training Location:

Grass field, Indoor, Forest/meadow, Asphalt, Turf field

Author: Christian Titz

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