Diamond Passing (COE)

  • Organisation

    Cones, Footballs.

    Minimum 6 per group.

  • Process

    - Pass and turn.

    - Follow the pass.

    - Receive with 1st touch pas the cone and pass with 2nd touch to next player.

    PROGRESSION:

    Left Diagram

    P1 - Switch direction (Left Foot)

    P2 - Pass and run opposite direction

    Right Diagram

    P1 - Switch directions (Left foot)

    P2 - Add 2 balls starting from either end. Pass and follow.

    - Add 2 balls starting from either end. Switch directions (Left foot).

    REGRESSION:

    - Decrease distance between players.

  • Tip

    OBJECTIVE:

    Quality 1st touch

    1st touch to turn and play forward/switch

    Receive on the "safe side/far foot (foot furthest from defender) to play forward.

    COACHING POINTS:

    Frim, accurate passes

    Body position to receive back/far foot (foot furthest from defender)

    Quality 1st Touch

    Communication & eye contact

    PLAYER TASK:

    Can you receive the ball with your back/far foot (foot furthest from defender)?

    Can you pass to your teammates back/far foot (foot furthest from defender)?

Training Set:

Main point/Emphasis


Age:

Any


Duration:

10 min


Number of Players:

6 - 9 players, > 10 players


Form of Training:

Group training


Skill Level:

Beginner

Author: Ashley Besagar

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