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EXPLANATION

Activity starts with coach passing to one of the fullbacks, ball must touch 2 of the 3 center mids before scoring
Opponents enter goal grid on 1st pass from fullback
Defenders – go to goal in possession

PROGRESSION

One or both of opponent 4/5 enter after 2nd (4th) pass

COACHING POINTS

Backs – look to support each other as passing options and to prevent counterattacks, quick movements to switch – ideally keep ball on the ground, make high percentage passes
Mids – look to form triangles, check shoulder (scanning) off ball to prepare to receive, 1st touch into space or to supporting teammate, try to advance ball when possible
Note that team is initally 8v6 – focus on retaining possession, show patience, identify moment to go forward
Note that goals represent teammates 7/9/11