Interaction of Wide Players in 3-1-3-3 - Training Center Exclusive

Interaction of Wide Players in 3-1-3-3 - Training Center Exclusive

The Movement Off the Ball Interactions of 2 and 7, and 3 and 11

We want 7 and 11 to cut inside to do two things:

  1. To get in a good position to receive the ball themselves

  2. To create space of overlapping Wing Full Backs 2 or 3.

Timing this movement correctly is vital, players must not come inside too soon and be easily marked. Resulting position is a player facing BACK to the ball. Timing of this movement has to be LATE and FAST. The correct resulting positioning will be shown in this post.

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Distribution from the Keeper and Playing Out from the Back Using the 3-1-3-3 - Training Center Exclusive

Distribution from the Keeper and Playing Out from the Back Using the 3-1-3-3 - Training Center Exclusive

Here are 9 ways to distribute from the keeper and play out from the back. We owe it to the players to teach them this as Young as is possible.

I work on this initially practicing all ways to get out. Have opponents only intercepting passes to begin. Then let it go free. When opponents win it back we work on the defending team condensing and defending correctly.

If three or four ways to develop play are done very frequently then it becomes a subconscious decision to move into position so no decision making required as such.

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