Possession to wide players is a great drill for players to work on keeping the ball under pressure, distributing to wingers, and finishing crosses.
Category: Possession Drills
Overload Without A Keeper
Overload without a keeper is an easy possession drill to use when there is only one goal keeper available at a training session. The team without the goal keeper is given several additional players to offset the disadvantage.
Unlock The Neutrals
Unlock the neutrals is a great possession game where the team with the ball can create an overwhelming numerical advantage against the defense. Once a team completes a given number of passes, neutral players in the corners become ‘unlocked’ and can help the team with the ball in the middle score.
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Four Team Possession
The four team possession drill is an excellent way for players to practice keeping possession of the ball in tight spaces. In addition, it’s a very fun and competitive game to play with four teams.
Targets In The Middle
Targets in the middle is an excellent drill for players to work on moving the ball, keeping possession, and finding open teammates.
Three Grid Possession Drill
The three grid possession drill is a great game to get players sharp on the ball, linking up with teammates, and delivering quality passes.
Two Teams Against One
Two teams against one is a simple keep away drill that is very effective to help players work on keeping possession of the ball.
4v2 To 6v4 Keep Away
This is an excellent variation of a rondo keep away drill where if the defenders win the ball, they can keep possession with players on the outside of the grid.
Defense Drops Two
In defense drops two, the offensive team has a numerical advantage because the defense must drop two players off of the field.
Mini Goal Game With Neutrals
Mini goal game with neutrals is a great game for players to work on keeping possession of the ball because they have lots of passing options with neutral players around the outside.