Objective: To improve players’ peripheral vision, fitness and speed of transition.
Age group: U8s to U14s.
Set-up: Mark out a 30×20 yards playing area with a goal at each end and a centre line.
Divide your players into two teams, wearing bibs.
How to play: Play normal rules with the condition that for a goal to count, all the attacking team’s players must be over the halfway line.
If they are not, the goal does not count and a goal kick is awarded.
First team to five goals wins.
Progression: When your players are comfortable add a second condition: When a goal is scored, the defending team must have all their players in their own half. If not, the goal counts double.
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