Soccer Organized Attack Training Drill

Organized Attack

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Basic Information

Age Group: (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Medium
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Passing, Possession, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

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


  • play 6v6
  • if a team loses possession they must recover defensively and cannot try to win the ball back until it gets back to their defensive half


  • limit number of touches
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • constant movement
  • communication is vital
  • good angle and distance of support to receive ball
  • shift as a unit
  • defenders must transition quickly
  • quick recovery
  • build your attack slowly

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