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5 or more


Balls, Cones


  • Two 5m x 5m squares with 1 attacker (A1) and 1 defender (D) in each. Refer to Diagram
  • Support player (A2) positioned in between the 2 squares.
  • Ball provided to the A1
  • On coaches call A1 takes on the defender & attempts to score in the defenders square
  • Support player reacts to which square is playing and works to receive the offload and score


Session Plan Diagram

Coaching Points

  • Use evasive skills (side step or spin) to try to beat the defender
  • Go Forward
  • Accelerate in contact
  • Free the arms
  • Support player to react to space created
  • A1 to rejoin attack if the pass has been made in the tackle (continuity opportunity & good practice)

Variation / Progression

  • Support player to be positioned from different positions within the grids
  • Add more players
  • Change start positions of players

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