Soccer 4v4 Wall Players and End Zones Training Drill

4v4 Wall Players and End Zones

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Basic Information

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

Field Preparation:

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


  • play 4v4 with 2 wall players on each side line
  • teams score by dribbling into any end zone
  • teams must pass to a wall player before they can score
  • wall players cannot be challenged
  • switch wall players after 5 goals


  • wall players must play one-touch
  • wall player switches with pass giver
  • teams must pass to both wall players before they can score
  • teams can only score by dribbling into a designated end zone
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • constant movement
  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • vision
  • body position — open to field
  • decision making
  • verbal and visual communication
  • good first touch into space

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