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Formations 9 v 9 - 12 Years Old and Younger

MAIN AREAS OF BUILDING BLOCKS: INDIVIDUAL / GROUP TACTICS

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FORMATION 1-2-3-3
WHY USE IT? Three forwards and three midfield players higher on the field can help when working on pressing the ball high on the field but also on attacking topics as well.
WHICH TOPICS DOES IT HELP TO ENHANCE?

Crossing and Finishing
Attacking 1 v 1
Combination Play
Group Defending

1-2-3-3_Formation
Formation 1-2-3-3
TRANSITIONS INTO 11 v 11 – 1-4-3-3

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FORMATION 1-3-2-3
WHY USE IT? Players working in pairs in the wide areas allows for multiple topics to be conducted in relation to this area of the field. This formation also allows for lots of natural triangles.
WHICH TOPICS DOES IT HELP TO ENHANCE? Possession
Attacking 2 vs 1
Combination play
1-3-2-3_Formation
Formation 1-3-2-3
TRANSITIONS INTO 11 v 11 – 1-4-2-3-1
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FORMATION 1-2-4-2
WHY USE IT? Lots of natural triangles which create a structure that helps to bring out the principles of the game, two forwards as well.
WHICH TOPICS DOES IT HELP TO ENHANCE? Passing and Receiving
Shooting
Possession
Combination play
1-2-4-2_Formation
Formation 1-2-4-2
TRANSITIONS INTO 11 v 11 – 1-4-4-2
 
 
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