This is all about defending in small numbers where it’s common for one or two defenders to find themselves in situations where they are exposed to an overload of attackers. MORE
Dummy describes the deception employed when a player lets the ball run past him or through his legs to a team mate.
The most important player in the dummy movement is a player behind who is about to receive a pass.
As the pass is played, the receiving player must call out “dummy” in order to tell the receiving player to leave the ball and let it run through.