COACHING SESSION: SWITCHING PLAY 2
 

1) The ball is played across the defence.

2) Blue then plays it forward to Yellow.

3) Yellow plays it back to the central-defender who plays it forward to Yellow who passes sideways.

4) Yellow then plays it forward and the passing sequence is continued with players filling in where required.

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Organisation:
- Half football field.
- 7 groups of 2-5 players.
 
Variations:
- Add another group of players to simulate for example a defensive or midfield line.
- Add another football.
- Vary order of passing sequence and introduce one-touch play.
- Click here to see Variation 1 & Variation 3.
 
Tips:
- Concentrate on the quality of the passing and control.
- The ball should be played into the player (who must attack the ball) to be easily controlled and passed.
- Work on the timing of the movements.
 

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