Football Practice: 4 v 2 Diamond Possession 

This Diamond Possession passing practice, allows you to embed some simple principles in players who may be playing in a diamond formation, or simply to develop an understanding between units. Objective is for passing team to break the defensive pairs line with penetrative pass.
Duration: 20 minutes      Skill: Passing & Support      Age Group: 11+ 
couple of football cones   4 CONES         football game     1 BALL             football player running behind the ball 1    6 PLAYERS           football strategic sketch     MEDIUM             icon  15 X 15 YARDS


Football Practice Set Up



Key Soccer Coaching Point 1



Key Soccer Coaching Point 2 



Key Soccer Coaching Point 3



Key Coaching Questions:
  • How can you create space better?
  • What must you do when playing under pressure? 
  • Can you move defender around? 
  • How could we change this practice?


Technical Detail:
  • Body shape to play quickly 
  • First touch away from defender
  • ABC (Agility, Balance & Co-ordination)
  • Players keep ball moving
  • Receiving areas on controlling foot



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