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Play 5v5. Only the strikers are allowed in the coned triangle. Passes can only be made from in front of the triangle. Keepers must stay on their line.
Start the game with two balls in play, one at each end, to create lots of action.
In attack, players not involved in the attack can tackle to win the other ball. Defenders cannot defend the area in front of the triangle. Only strikers can score.
Rotate position of all players. Keep each striker’s score and team scores.
Encourages a striker with his back to goal to go for one touch control, turn and shoot. Improves passing into feet of the striker.
Maintaining possession, decision making, timing passes, passing techniques and first touch shooting.
Area: 60×40 yards pitch, with three 20 yards zones, large cone 5 yards in from a 20 yard line at tip of triangle
Equipment: Goals, cones, balls
“Hit the striker”
Award a free pass, spin and shot if the defenders encroach in the triangle area.