Draw defenders out of position and then use short passing for the support player to run onto. Use this activity to get the timing right and then put into a game situation. MORE
Time: 30 | Age groups: U12-U16, U17+
This class will help your players master the basic tactics and skills associated with Support, one of the Attacking Principles of Play.
Aims and outcomes
Players will understand:
- How “support” fits into the principles of play
- What is meant by support
- The different ways to support
- Skills for continuity
The team will benefit from:
- Understanding why they focus on certain skills and tactics in training
- Knowing how to attack more effectively in a game situation
What you'll need
Different class types required different resources. This table sets out what we think you'll need in each scenario, but feel free to amend it if you find something that works for you.
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When you've delivered the class you'll want to embed the learning with some practical activities. We recommend trying some or all of the activities below in your coaching sessions to put the theory into practice.