soccer play to improve passing and receiving
improve passing and receiving, playing "heads up" and communication
4v4 to lines also encourages wall passes (give and go) as well as spotting team mates who are making a move into a space where they can receive a "killer" pass.
Experience: intermediate upwards. This game is probably not suitable for most players less than 10 years old.
Set-up: set up rectangular playing areas marked with lines or flat cones suitable for the age and ability of your players.
The younger and less experienced the players, the bigger the space needs to be. That may sound a bit illogical but the smaller the space, the more pressure you'll be putting on your players and the harder it will be for them to experience success.
How to play:
Teams of four try to score by getting the ball across a nominated line.
The ball must be stopped on the line or just past it to count.
After a score, the ball is left on the line for the other team.
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