Soccer Multi Ball Game # 2 Training Drill

Multi Ball Game # 2

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Easy-Medium
Time: 10-20 min.
Emphasis: Dribbling, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (40yds x 50yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • 2 goals with goalies
  • pinnies


  • teams play with 2 balls simultaneously
  • each team starts with one ball
  • team with most goals within 6-8 minutes wins


  • minimum of 2-3 touches
  • multiple 1v1s (players can only defend designated player and not tackle another attacker)
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • vision
  • verbal and visual communication
  • quick finish
  • quick decision making
  • awareness
  • deception
  • set up defender
  • protect the ball

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