Article Number: 17
Game Phase: Attack
Article Type: Practice
Category number: 02
Theme name: Counter Attacking
Type: Skill
Phase: 3
Age: 11
Number of Players: 16
Duration: 25
Part: 1
Level: 1
Skill: Counter
Skill2: Attacking
Skill3: Finishing
Unit of work: Attackers
Animations: 355524439
PDF: /images/pdf/02PDFs/02-P3_PDF.pdf
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02 P3 Counter Attacking TB
 

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Counter Attacking | Skill Practice (02-P3)

Organisation | Set Up
  • Practice 3 of our counter attacking theme has a 2 v 2 with a floater in a 15 by 15 square in each corner of the practice. When possession is won, one of two players must play the ball into an awaiting striker with one player able to support, creating a 2 v 1 to finish. The practice must work in both directions throughout
 

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 1

 
Defender regain
  • If defender wins possession they must attempt to play the ball into the square to restart the practice and gain a point.
 

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 2

 
Key Point - Recovery
Depening on player numbers you may be able to allow for recovery rotating players in and out.
 

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 3

Progression
We can progress this by allowing two players to support the striker, with a defender now active on their first touch, 1 recovering defender will create a 3 v 2 situation. Ensure we rotate attackers and defenders throughout the practice.

02 P3 Counter Attacking TB 4

Article Description Practice 3 of our counter attacking theme has a 2 v 2 with a floater in a 15 by 15 square in each corner of the practice.