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Counter Attacking | Skill (02-P3)
Passing Weight/Direction | Timing of Movement | Support Play | Rotation
Coaching Point 1: 2 v 2 with a floater in 15 x 15, when possession won play ball into striker and player to support creating 2 v 1 to a finish; work both directions.
Progression: 2 Players to support striker, defender active on first touch. 1 recovering defender creates 3 v 2 situation - players rotate attackers and defenders.
Key Coaching Questions
Speed and angle of support.
Initial touch out of square and pass with intent to attack quickly.
Decision to lay off or turn for striker, depending on defenders skills and decision making.
- Non-verbal and verbal cues to break space and create clear opportunities.
This Skill practice develops 3 v 2 and 4 v 3 counter attacking situations, with an enhanced focus on combinations to finish.