Soccer Over The Edge Soccer

Over The Edge

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Basic Information

Age Group: (5-7yrs) (8-11yrs)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Easy
Time: 5-10 min.
Emphasis: Passing

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • each player with a ball
  • grid (20yds x 20yds)
  • cones to mark off area


  • players of each team position themselves around grid as shown
  • players attempt to shoot against beach ball in order to push it across opponent’s goal line
  • each beach ball pushed across goal line is awarded a point
  • players are allowed to enter grid only to retrieve balls


  • vary number/type of balls in the middle
  • specify how players must pass (left or right foot, inside or outside foot etc.)
  • adjust size of field if necessary

Coaching Points:

  • weight of pass
  • accuracy
  • quick decision making

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