Split into two teams of four players per team. Four 15x15 grids. Two grids blue cones that are diagonal. Two grids red cones that are diagonal. Progression 1 - passed played in from blue player on outside of grid to blue player in grid, receives the pass and plays diagonal pass to blue player in diagonal grid. receives the pass and plays pass to blue player on outside. Blue player receives pass from blue teammate and plays pass to red next to them. Red follows the same progression. Repeat several times. No defending. Progression 2 - Opposing team is now defending. Play begins on the outside. Defenders can can only move in the neighboring blue grid to defend. Offensive players are free to move in any of the four grids. Looking to play combination passes from one side to the other side. 1 pt for each successful passing from side to side. If team loses possession or ball goes out the other team now has possession.
Movement off the ball to open up passing lanes. Combination passing.
This practice has no coaching points
This practice has no progressions
"It is not only useful for staff who are experienced but a valuable tool for those subject staff who have to take teams."
The variety of sessions across sports - sometimes we steal session ideas from one sport and use them with another.
As we enter the business end of the competition, we take a look at the remaining eight teams and the key talking points surrounding each side.
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