Soccer Switch Point Of Attack # 2 Training Drill

Switch Point Of Attack # 2

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Basic Information

Age Group: (8-11yrs) (12-15yrs) (16-Adult)
Number of Players: 10+
Difficulty: Medium-Hard
Time: 15-25 min.
Emphasis: Passing, Possession, Attacking, Defending

Field Preparation:

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


  • each team defends and attacks a goal with goalie
  • teams must make a pass across the middle line before they can score


  • attacking team can score on both goals only after making a pass across the middle line, defending
  • team attempts to keep possession
  • switch roles after 8-10 minutes

Coaching Points:

  • angle, distance and timing of support
  • vision
  • body position (open to field)
  • decision making
    verbal and visual communication

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