Posted By on may 6, 2014 |





Exercise Description

estrellaverdeThe equipment is placed on the field as indicated in image number 1.

estrellaverdeThe players are positioned on the field as indicated in image number 2.

estrellaverdeWhen the instructor blows the whistle, the assistant referee begins to perform the exercise as indicated in the numerical sequence.

estrellaverdeWhen the assistant referee is positioned in line with the second last defender, the instructor makes another signal with the whistle for the players to start the action.

estrellaverdeA player passes the ball to the vicinity of the penalty area, where attacking players and defenders challenge for it. There may or may not be an offside infringement.

estrellaverdeOnce the action is finished, the assistant referee cools down for the indicated time and performs the same exercise in the opposite direction.


Image 1

Assistant referee

Physical Area

The four groups start the action at the same time.

The assistant referee starts the exercise from cone nº 1 (5 metres from the halfway line) with a backwards run (10 m) to cone nº 2, followed by a sideways run facing the field (10 m) to cone nº 3. He finishes with a forward run towards the decision-making area.

Technical Area

The assistant referee positions himself in line with the second last defender and decides whether or not a player in an offside position interferes with an opponent.

Psychological Area

The assistant referee carries out an active visual search of the action’s relevant details and tries to disregard interference caused by the instructor’s questions.


Technical Area

A player passes the ball to two attackers and two defenders positioned near the penalty area. One of the attackers starts in an offside position and subsequently interferes with an opponent (goalkeeper or defender).

Psychological Area

The players increase the difficulty of the activity by moving from a position close to the assistant referee to an area further away.


Physical Area

The instructor blows the whistle at 30 second intervals, coordinates the groups taking part in the exercise and controls the execution of the exercise technique.

Technical Area

The instructor positions himself on the edge of the penalty area, close to the penalty arc from where he makes relevant observations when the exercise is finished.

Psychological Area

The instructor positions himself in front of the assistant referee and asks him easy questions that he must answer.


Image 2