Soccer 4v4 Plus 2 Training Drill

4v4 Plus 2

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (40yds x 30yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • play 4v4 plus 2 neutrals
  • teams score by making 5 or 10 consecutive passes


  • players must run and toe tap an outside cone after completing a pass
  • maximum of two touches
  • minimum of two touches
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • vision
  • body position – open to field
  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication
  • constant movement

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