Principles of Play

Principles of play: with Goalkeeping

1. Understanding the Game: Creating Space, Exploding space.

2. Principles of Defense: The Five Principles of Defense Delay, Depth/ Cover, Balance, Concentration & Composure/ Discipline, patience. pressuring, containing, using the body shape, Zonal Defense, Offside

3. Principles of Attack: The Five Principles of Attack: Penetration, Depth/ Support, Mobility, Width & Creativity/ Improvisation individual skills with speed, penetration and mobility, Decision Making.

4. Communications: talk to each other, awareness, Transitional Play, Developing Teamplay

5. Passing: passing the ball with the inside & outside of the foot, long passes, and short

6. Diamond & Triangle passing, Small Sided Games