Category number: 55
Theme name: Defenders Joining Attacks
Type: skill
Phase: 1
Age: 11
Number of Players: 10
Duration: 25
Part: 1
Level: 1
Skill: support
Skill2: movement
Skill3: passing
Category custom Id: practice
Home Page Animation: 275321558
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Defenders Joining Attacks | Opposed (55-P1)

50 x 40, 2 teams of 3 in a possession practice in central area, with 4 players on the outside as floating players who can step in to join in the attack. Possession team must get ball into target player who must step in first touch to combine before dropping out again, as CBs would during games.

 

 

35 Defenders In The Attack

 

 

Player Focus:

Starting Attack - First Touch - Passing Decisions - Angles to Receive
 

35 Defenders In The Attack 2

 

P1: Switch Play

When CB target players receive they must switch play with teammate creating angles to receive

 

35 Defenders In The Attack 3

 

P2: Drop Out

As CB targets step in to rebuild, player must drop out to receive in wide area to keep the ball 

35 Defenders In The Attack 4

 

P3: Build to Finish

Goal and possibly GK added to allow attacking teams to play to a finish, maintaining conditions

Touchtight Tips (Key Points)

The real focus is on CBs making the right decision on whether to step in to combine and make the right decision under pressure or to switch play to rebuild attack from different angles
S - CB when stepping in must take their first touch away from opposition, with supporting players using space to create angles
T - Concentrate on speed of transition, how quickly do players create space for DF to combine, could set 2 touch condition to speed up play
E - Possibly split shaded area into halves creating a 2v1 or 3v2 in each area (depending on numbers), may allow practice to flow with overloads
P - Focus on use of overloads and maybe allow opposite target man to drop in to create 4 v3 overload in central area, DFs will have to check shoulders allowing more space in front

  

Article Description Possession team must get ball into target player who must step in first touch to combine before dropping out again, as CBs would during games.
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