Free Soccer Drills



Building Play In A 433 | Individual (31-P1)

Organisation / Set Up
This is practice 1 from Theme 31 Playing out in a 433 against a 442. This practice includes 5 mini goals for a single player to pass into, replicating receiving players in the 433 shape as shown. This poses problems for defenders when looking to build play with quick decisions in possession.


31 P1 1

Progressions & Constraints | 1
Players will look to play in 1 or 2 touches, taking the ball across their body at the right time, recognising when to open out or switch play.


Progressions & Constraints | 2
Players must use both feet and step into the ball when the pass demands it.


Key Coaching Points
  • Tactical | Movement to receive and body shape to play in 1 or 2 touches
  • Technical | Passing accuracy and first touch to control
  • Social | Gain understanding of teammates (mini goals positions


Key Coaching Questions
  • What should be your first thought when receiving?
  • What option feels more natural when passing and what feels more difficult? Why?

31 P1 2


31 P1 3