Drill Specs

Drill Theme:


Field Position:

Offense, Defense, Midfield

Drill Style:


Time Needed:

10 min

Field Location:

Half Field

Skill Level:




To learn to recognize and execute the fast break in game situations.

Description of Drill-Execution

Play 4v3 with a goalie in cage. Start the play by rolling the ball out to one of the offensive players between the restraining line and midline. The offensive player then uses the 4v3 advantage to attempt a goal. Award the offense one point for every goal and defense one point for every stop.

Drill Diagram: 

Skills Practiced:

  1. Fast break Defense and Offense
  2. Transition
  3. Number advantages/disadvantages

Variations/Progression/Increased difficulty (As your players improve their skills incorporate the following…)

You can add a recovering defender to put pressure on the fast break.