Objectives: To improve passing, receiving and movement off the ball.
Age group: U8s to U14s.
Set-up: Create a 40×30 yards playing area with a five-yard box marked out in each corner.
Divide your players into two teams of five or six.
How to play: Teams score a point by passing to a team mate who is in one of the corner boxes.
- To begin with, allow players to wait inside the boxes for a pass.
- Once they have got the hang of the game tell them that waiting in the boxes is no longer allowed. They must retain possession in the area and only make a run to one of the boxes when a pass is on.
- Passes only count if they are controlled inside the box by the receiving player.
Progression: Points are only scored if the receiving player can pass the ball out of the box to a team mate.
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