Soccer Target Players # 5 Training Drill

Target Players # 5

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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: Possession, Passing

Field Preparation:

  • 2 teams
  • grid (35yds x 35yds)
  • middle box (10x10yds)
  • cones to mark off area
  • pinnies


  • each team has a target player positioned inside the middle box
  • teams score by passing to teams target player
  • target player who receives a pass switches with pass giver as shown


  • team score a point only if they play a wall pass with target player
  • 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
  • quick ball movement

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