Drills and Exercises
‘Intensive’: Reduced numbers of players / Restricted space. Possession games are used often to emphasize / break down / simplify the game into smaller components while still working on elements of the team (11v11) playing style. This is a collection of possession games utilizing small numbers of players/opponents.
Does your team have a designated line of confrontation? Does it depend on your opponent or your own system of play? Do you work enough on counter attacking, defending the counter, or countering the counter? Here is a simple set up to accomplish all mentioned components of the game. Adjust it to your system of play, player personnel, opponent on the weekend, or simply run the repetitions to build team cohesiveness.
This is a very simple and effective way of breaking down the working relationships within your particular system of play. Weather your focus is building out of the back or pressing high with your #9 and #10 this is an effective set up to simplify things for your players!
12 Activities Guaranteed to Improve Your Passing! Passing activities don’t have to be boring with players standing in long lines!! Passing activities must put players in realistic game-like positions + scenarios to ensure greater carry-over to match play.
This activity and following progressions develop an understanding of structured and organised defending against an opponent with a numerical advantage; on gaining possession the advantage now changes to 3v2 / 4v3 to goal. Players are encouraged to think ‘Attack’ on these transition moments!