The four square technical challenge is a circuit where players work on different technical skills in each square.

Set Up

For this drill create four small squares with cones about 5-10 meters apart. In addition a ball is needed.

How It Works

Assign a different technical exercise in each of the four squares. These could include things like inside of the foot taps, juggling, outside/inside, etc. This video includes some exercises that can be done in the squares:

Have the player spend one minute in each square before moving on to the next one. Or have players complete a certain number of reps of each exercise before moving on to the next one. With this set up, players can practice going as fast as possible.

Coaching Points

In addition to technical exercises, players can also do physical exercises such as push-ups, or sit-ups in some of the squares. There are unlimited combinations of exercises players can do with this set up!

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