Diamond Principles | Skill (32-P1) 

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+ 
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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