This is a very simple training (for the U/14's) but it has a great effect. Most games are won by the number of loose ball won therefore this exercise is essential!! Step 1. draw two parallel lines of 4 meters distance Step 2. two players facing each other on the parallel lines Step 3. Put a ball in the middle (2 metres distance) Step 4. by making a visual sign the two players have to reach the ball before the other one. Execution: the winner is the player who reaches the the ball first and put it behind him. As I said it is a very simple training but it improves: 1. strength 2. tackling 3. vision 4. technique It is important to use a visual sign so that the players have to look up before executing the 'reach'.