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 Football Practice: Develop Switch Of Play - Opposed (1050a)

Football Practice Set Up

Outside area is a 30 x 30 Yard square, with a smaller 20 x 20 square central. Practice starts with a 5 v 3 possession practice, with 4 players on the outside. If 3 inside players win possession, it becomes a 7 v 5 using the whole area. Players in Yellow are floaters for later progressions not for the starting point.
 
34 Transition Switch

Player Focus

Transition Reaction - Passing - Movement - Decision Making - Space Creation
 
34 Transition Switch B

P1: 10 PASS CHANGEOVER

If possession team make 10 passes they can use floaters to create 7 v 5 of their own using whole area

 

34 Transition Switch C

 

P2: 5 PASS TO FINISH

If possession team makes 5 passes they can use floaters to combine to finish on goals shown

 

34 Transition Switch D

 

P3: DRIBBLE TO FINISH

Players can now run out of square to score when 5 passes made. Same rules apply on transition

 

Touchtight Football Coaching Tips:

Players enjoy this continuous flow of practice with variations in being outnumbered and having the advantage in numbers. Coaches may have varying numbers and so you will need to determine the level of difficulty. If you want to work defenders more and numbers available, may set up as 4 v 2 central, with 4 on outside; work it well with the numbers you have.
 
S - SPACE: Alter the outside space to make larger or smaller depending on numbers. Could also condition possession to be split into 2 halves centrally to encourage spreading play
 
T - TIME: Could work 4-5 minutes for each team in overload centrally and keep scores of how many times possession gained and regained
 
E - EQUIPMENT: With the introduction of goals, we can condition this in many ways; 1 or 2 touch finish, or must go out to come back in to middle area to finish
 
P - PLAYERS: Work out your numbers and always work the advantage in the middle and outside equally. This is with 12 players so we can always add players to work different areas.
 

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