To switch play to the free side and to find the weak area of the opposition. This is the main goal of the exercise.

Two teams of 4 players each together with a free player and the goalkeeper are placed in a half pitch or a quarter pitch.

The defending team is a four players line, the attacking team is divided in 2 couples inside the cones squares.

The goalkeeper decides where he plays the ball (1 – left square here) and the defending team must take position with left back and left center player which will play 2 vs 2 against the attacking team (defenders are semi-active).

The attackers have to swith play to the free side directly (2) or playing with the free player (3) and then attack that side (4) after a fixed number of passes.

Both teams should be attackers or defenders.

youtubeClick here to watch the video of the exercise on You Tube channel

Click here for printer friendly version