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Ball Possession - 6 vs 3

Ball Possession - 6 vs 3

 
Goal
Equipment
  • 8 cones
  • Sufficient markers to outline the field
  • 3 vests
  • balls
Preparation
  • Playing area : 25x20 m
  • Players: 9
  • Duration:21
  • Series:3 series of 5 minutes with 2 minutes of passive recovery
Summary Secondary Objectives
Conditioned game to foster ball possession, passing and losing your marker, passing, transition movements without the ball in a single exercise
Losing your marker, Pass, Intercepting, Mobility, Possession triangles, Transitions
Organization
Create a 25x20 meters playing area using the markers. On each of the four corners place 2 cones to form a 2m wide goal. Using the coloured vests, divide players into two teams (one team of 6 for ball possession and one of 3 for ball recovery).
Description
  • Within the playing area develop a ball possession in numerical superiority for the players with the red vests
  • Once the ball is recovered, the blue players must score in one of the 4 goals placed on the corners of the rectangle
  • In each series switch the players in numerical inferiority

 

Rules
  • The team in red receives one point every 8 passes
  • The team in blue receives one point for every goal they score
  • The blue players are allowed to score after at least 1 pass 
Variations
  1. Vary the size of the playing area
  2. Limit the number of touches
  3. Add a fourth blue player
Coaching Points
  • The red players must use the whole width of the playing area
  • Encourage the 3 blue players to recover the ball keeping a high intensity of physical work
  • The numerical advantage increases chances for maintaining the ball possession
  • Encourage the players to react quickly after losing the ball

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