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Attacking Principle: Developing 'Getting Free' Options Session Thumbnail
Attacking Principle: Developing 'Getting Free' Options

Develop your team's getting free options with this session, helping your players to find space

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Varying options for the ball carrier

Don’t let any of your players go alone in attack with this session, working on their attacking movement to become an option for their team-mates

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Description

  1. One A starts with the ball. She passes to her partner who has made a move to get past a defender.
  2. First A then moves, taking on the other defender to receive the ball back from her partner, a 1-2 passing pattern.
  3. A then passes to another A at the front of the opposite line to where she started.
  4. Defenders mark tightly.
  5. Working As line up at the back of the opposite line to where they started.
  6. New As repeat.

Coaching points

Defenders mark tighly but do not come together. They should man to man mark where possible, putting the individual attacker under pressure to get free.

Attackers need to take on the defenders with conviction and without hesitation. They must use definite moves, trying to outwit their defender and creating space to drive in to.

Progression

You can progress this by adding additional defenders. Start with 3 defenders. This will put greater pressure on the attackers, encouraging them to 'take on' their defender and employ a variety of ways to get free.

Drill tags: attack, defending, movement, passing

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