If there's one standard possession game that just about every coach uses it must be 5 v 2. It's a great introduction to possession play because the intensity of the defending is easily controlled by the size of the area. The attackers have enough of an advantage that they can gain confidence from being successful but it is still a challenge. Once the players achieve a certain degree of comfort you can put a limit on their touches and challenge their ability to think quickly and read where the open pass is.
The most common way I've seen the game played is with five offensive playersContinue reading