This game encourages supporting and movement off the ball as well as making sure players learn how to deal with the basics of passing and receiving. After making a pass you will often see players standing still and admiring their work, you will also see players struggling to create good supporting angles for the player with the ball. MORE
Continuous 2v2 game
Young players can often get bored by fitness exercises, they just want to play.
So keep their interest high when they come to training by giving a game from Michael Beale’s 64 Small-Sided Soccer Games manual. The games are a great way of giving your players a good workout.
Try this one at your next session:
Two teams of four players, one goal, one keeper and a large number of balls.
Play the game continuously for a set time period or until a set number of goals is scored.