Soccer Channel Possession Game # 4 Training Drill

Channel Possession Game # 4

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Basic Information

Age Group (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players 8+
Difficulty Medium-Hard
Time 15-30 min.
Emphasis: Possession, Passing, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (50yds x 60yds)
  • outer zones (15yds x 60yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • teams score by keeping possession and moving through all three zones
  • players must pass to switch into the next zone


  • limit number of touches
  • players must play a lofted pass to switch the zone
  • adjust spacing depending on the age and ability of the group

Coaching Points:

  • constant movement
  • communication is vital
  • vision
  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • speed of play
  • quick transitions
  • quick finish

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