6 vs 4 Team Training Numbers

Chris Johnson 127,308 Views Rating 3.47 (19 Reviews)

This 6 vs 4 team training drill focuses on team movement, communication, and passing. This is a great session to end on after an intense passing practice.

Soccer Drill Diagram: 6 vs 4 Team Training Numbers

6 vs 4 Soccer Team Training, 6v4 Soccer Training

This 6 vs 4 team training drill focuses on passing and team play. The 6v4 soccer game is great finish to a passing training session.
Drill Setup

  1. Setup a grid about 40X60 yards with full-size goals at each end line.
  2. Split the field players into 6 vs 4. With a goalkeeper in each goal.
  3. Number the team of 6 from 1 to 6. 
  4. The team of 4 does not need to be numbered.
Drill Instructions

  1. The team of 6 must pass in numerical order.
  2. The team of 4 is not restricted and does not have to pass in numerical order.
  3. When possession is regained by the team of 6, the numerical order begins with the player that has possession.
Drill Variations

  • Make the team of 6 complete a pass to all 6 team members before going forward to goal.
  • Increase to 6 vs 5, and then 6 vs 6.
Drill Coaching Points

  • Movement and communication will be crucial for the team of 6.
  • The team of 4 must attack quickly to off balance the team of 6.

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