Build Up From The Back: 8v5 GameWatch this video on thecoachingmanual.com
Set-up a pitch with a large goal on one end-line and another large goal ~10m inside the opposite half.
Add a gate in each of the wide areas.
1 team has a GK, 4 defenders and 3 midfielders.
Opposing team has a GK, 3 midfielders and 1 attacker.
The team of 8 plays towards the halfway line. They must play through one of the gates before attacking the goal in their opponent's half.
The team of 5 plays towards the goal on the end-zone.
- How do you determine whether to play direct or build up wide?
- Coach must always watch for proper technique of the first touch and quality of pass.