3 v 3 with Quick Transition

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter. Today’s featured activity is a 3 v 3 game with quick transition.

Start with a 40 x 25 grid with 4 foot wide goals on each end line. There is a 3 v 3 match up in the middle and each team has a second group of 3 behind their defensive end line.

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The teams in the middle play a regular small sided game. The one exception is when a team gts scored upon, the team that gave up the Continue reading

Preventing the Penetrating Pass

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter. Today’s featured activity works on defensive shape and preventing the penetrating pass.

Start with a 20 x 10 grid just beyond the top of the D. There are three attacking players and two defending players. There is also a keeper in goal.

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The three attacking players start with a Continue reading

Playing Out of the Midfield

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter. Today’s featured activity works on developing play out of the midfield.

Start using half a field with a line 35 yards out. There is a keeper in goal, two attacking players and two defending players in the final quarter and four attacking players and three defending players in the area near midfield.

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The attacking team starts with the Continue reading

Passing, Receiving and Overlapping Runs

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter. Today’s featured activity works on passing, receiving and overlapping runs.

Start with an area 30 x 15. There are 2 players on each end and 2 players in the middle. One of the players on an end starts with a ball.

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The player with the ball starts by passing to one of the Continue reading

Attacking in Numbers Up Situations

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter. Today’s featured activity works on attacking in numbers up situations.

Start with a 20 x 20 field with two full goals and a keeper in each goal. There should be a midfield line.

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In one half is a 2 v 2 matchup and the Continue reading

Passing, Receiving, Quick Turns and Movement Off the Ball

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the FineSoccer Drills Newsletter. Today’s featured activity works on passing, receiving, quick turns and movement off the ball.

Start with 2 lines of players 20 yards apart and one player in the middle. A ball starts with the first player in one of the lines.

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The player with the ball passes to the player in the Continue reading