In squads (8-12 players) working on half a court, across the diagonal, two lines on either side Two offers made for the ball by A1 and A2, with the non-receiver making a second offer to receive the next pass ahead. A3 and A4 then make offers on the ball in the same format Players join the opposite line after they have completed their circuit of passes Move the ball for 20 passes Progression 1: Add in floating defender Progression 2: Have 2 floating defenders, and attackers can also use back pass Progression 3: Attackers must make 4 passes between them (can use back pass) before opposite pair come through Other options: Increase number of passes Forfeits for dropped balls
Ball carriers looking to use the straight line option whenever possible Passing ahead of the moving player Make correct decision about whom to pass, when and what pass to use Attacking Players reading off each other to give ball carrier two genuine offers Quick reaction of other attacker to reposition for next pass Looking to be on the straight line and gaining space down the court whenever possible Timing of next pairing to give next offers on the ball
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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