Attacking Centrally | Skill (01-P1)
Between 20 x 20 and 30 x 30 square depending on age group. 4 v 4 or more (Coach choice and numbers) with a goal and GK at each end. Players must combine with a central target player to score with quick combination. Area has 2 central areas 5 x 5 yards where target players must play 1 or 2 touch combinations with attacking team.
Passing Weight/Direction - Timing of Movement - Support Play - Rotation
Touchtight Coaching Tips
Try to allow free play and recognise opportunities for possession team to combine quickly with forward passes. If opposition start to protect target players, may need to enforce passing conditions (e.g. 10 passes a goal) to force pressure. Be creative and think about other progressions that could be implemented using STEP model, or ask players to create their own.
Article Description This Skill Practice is designed to develop attacking movement during attacks, specifically focusing on quick combination play in central areas.