Session: Coach A Team To Improve Flank Play In A Functional Practice

A session recently ran with my eleven a side team on coaching a team to improve flank play in a functional practice.

Key Factors:
– Position Of Wide Player
– Full Back Support
– Crossing Opportunities
– Support Infield
– Exploit Space
– Movement Of Attacking Players To Create/Exploit Space

Notes:
– Can wide midfielder move infield to create space for full back to overlap?
– Quality/timing of delivery
– Third man run possibility from full back
– Movement of strikers: deep, shoulder, run across line
– Midfielder(s) support
– 1v1 situations: positive, innovative
– Create space as a team

Setup:
– Cone off corner area of pitch as illustrated
– 3-3-1 on both teams, one feeder on attacking team to initiate play, one goalkeeper on defending team
– Defending team look to counter and score through small cones

20121013-213428.jpg

Drawn using The Master Tactician

Advertisements

About markfc713

Enthusiastic, aspiring football coach.
This entry was posted in Coaching, UEFA B Sessions and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s