Soccer Possess #7 (2v2 + 4) Training Drill

Possess #7 (2v2 + 4)

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Basic Information

Age Group: (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 8+
Difficulty: Medium-Hard
Time: 15-20 min.
Emphasis: Passing, Possession

Field Preparation:

  • 2x grids (10yds x 20yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • 2v2 with 2 target players in each half
  • team in possession has to make at least three passes in the grid before they can play to a target player of the other grid
  • they can score again by repeating the sequence and returning to the grid, following a pass to a target player


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

Coaching Points:

  • first touch
  • accuracy
  • constant movement
  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • vision
  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication

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