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This is a great possession game to get players sharp on the ball, linking up with teammates, and delivering quality passes. Set up: Set up a playing field with three zones as shown in the diagram. I usually make the outside zones 20×10 yards depending on the number of players and the middle zone 20×5. … Continue reading "Three Grid Possession Drill"
Player B covers the vertical passing-lane. He is passed into his right foot and directly return passes to A (command: “Return!”). After the touch, B instantly opens the vertical passing-lane into the other direction. He is outplayed to C. The long ball is played with the outer foot. With this combination over a third player, …
Technique and position-specific soccer training should be modeled for young players, as should the leadership skills necessary for success off the field as well. Skills are becoming a catch phrase in the soccer world - used to disguise additional practice time for repetition, drills and fitness training. Skills is a misunderstood word, but also extremely necessary when done properly. Learn more about the GFT skills training philosophy and how we produce pro and collegiate standouts on the blog.