Football Practices Series: 6 v 2 Short Sharp Starter - Opposed (1025a)
Duration: 25 minutes Skill: Combination Play Age Group: 5+
7+ CONES 5-10 BALL 10+ PLAYERS EASY 25 x 15 YARDS
Speed of Press - Co-ordinated Press - Forcing 1 Way - High Energy - Communication
PROGRESSION 2: 1st TO 100, SEND IN PLAYER
First team to gain 100 passes, can send 3rd man but concede 5 passes
Q = When should extra player engage if needed?
PROGRESSION 3: 4 AREAS, SPLIT INTO 3s
Possession team must now maintain 3 players in each quarter to work defenders
Q = Can you use the 3 v 1 effectively and then switch?
PROGRESSION 4: ROTATION ON 3
Possession team must now switch players every 3 passers, different each time
Q = Which players should switch each time and why?
More advanced coaches could develop this so that players could develop this into a skill practice in which players can score once they obtain 10 passes for example. Think about how you could develop each of the 5 focus area in this practice..
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