The following activities emphasize attacking transitions from central areas of the pitch. The activities begin with players in their defensive roles; on winning possession various scenarios of attacking are introduced and developed. The main emphasis is on breaking forward to support the attack as fast as possible!
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!
These activities emphasize ‘Speed of Play’ – at the individual and team level. Within these games players need to make decisions and execute those decisions quickly due to pressure from opponents – this results in a higher tempo within the activity. As players increase their speed of play their bodies also adapt to this increased tempo; this results in a gradual increase in ‘Football Fitness’!
This session was executed by Clint Peay, Head Coach of the United States U-14 Boys National Team. It was his sixth and final camp with the 2003 birth year. In this particular session the emphasis was on not only creating width but exploiting it as well. Adapt for your own environment!
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.
These ‘Rondo’ variations are examples that you can use to develop quick ball circulation with transitions.