Set Up – 10×20 yd area.
#’s – 5v2, 6v2 or 7v2. Works with groups of 7, 8, 9, 14-18
Organization – Attacking team have 1 central player, all others operate on outside of area. 2 defenders look to gain possession. Rotate defenders & central player every minute.
Key Points –
1.Defend effectively, pressure & cover.
2.Reinforce key points from 1st & 2nd exercises. High quality passing, support, straight passes, disguise, 1 or 2 touch.
3.Supporting position of central player. Behind and between defenders. Don’t offer close support, as players either side can provide that.
4.Anticipate passes by reading body language, to get into early support positions
5.Can we find the central player by breaking the line of the two defenders.
6.Can the central player pull defenders out of position to allow forward pass?