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Dutch Style 4v4 Small-Sided Games

Terry Michler, author of the Dutch Total Football book is the winningest high school coach in the country. He’s been the Head Coach at Christian Brothers College in St. Louis for more than 40 years with more than 800 wins.

Michler’s coaching has been heavily influenced by the Dutch methods and philosophies. As a result, his teams play a lot of 4 v 4 and many of these games are detailed in his book, Coaching Soccer Champions.

Here are a few examples. Some you may be familiar with and others may give you ideas that you can use with your teams.

4 small line goals without keepers
The goals are positioned on the end lines spread to the width of the field.This encouragesContinue reading