EXPERT SESSIONS AND ADVICE FOR GRASSROOTS SOCCER COACHES

Volley and Catch

Set up

  • Pitch size: 30 x 20 yards (minimum) up to 40 x 25 yards (maximum)
  • Two teams of four players
  • Six mini goals
  • No offside
  • If the ball leaves play, the game is re-started with a volley pass.

Rules

  • The player in possession is allowed to make a one bounce movement (using the hands basketball style).
  • To pass the ball your players must make a volley pass out of their hands to one of their team-mates.
  • To score a goal, the players must make a first-time volley shot into one of the opponent’s goals.
  • The game is played for a set time period.

 

64 small-sided games key

Volley and catch - part 1

The player in possession can bounce the ball basketball-style.

Volley and catch - part 2

The players must volley “out of their hands” to pass.

Volley and catch - part 3

To score, the players must volley the ball into an open goal.

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