When we win the ball back when defending a team which presses us after losing the ball, we will need to connect with the free man playing behind the rivals’ back.
Is it easy to practice the counterattack? ¿Is it easy to defend teams that use the counterattack as a style of play? The counterattack could either be your most preferred playing system or not, but, your players need to know what to do when facing a team using counterattack.
To be fast but not rushing! This is a provocation rule which will improve the decision making in order to adapt the pace and the game speed.
To attack a team that has already came back in shape and uses the counterattack as their way of attacking. High level of learning in vigilances and in offensive and defensive transitions.
The fact of facing offensive freedom (continuous decision making) to two defensive lines will develop multiple defensive tactical concepts
To get quickly to the player with the ball will help us winning the ball back easier. To do this, we will need to be good at defensive vigilances. We will practice them constantly in this drill.
In this drill you have to set up a rule that will make your offensive players improve the runs for losing the defenders and will make the defensive players improve the vigilances and the individual marking.
To defend the central lane is key, and, to orientate the rival so he can just play at the side generates an advantage in order to get the ball back.
To identify superiority and inferiority for a right and quick decision making both offensively and defensively is a really fun drill for all ages.
The best way for advancing in the game is to not to repeat too many passes in the same zone. Just by setting up one rule and different zones we will be able to create the scenario where the players will discover, by themselves, the perfect offensive timing.