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3v1 Switch Play with Capacity to Recover

By Alex Trukan This practice is focused on improving players’ capacity to recover between high intensity actions. The quicker energy stores will be refueled, the quicker and more powerful actions can be produced. This conditioning element is achieved within technical practice focusing on possession, combination play and long passes. It helps players to execute quick

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3 v 1 Possession with Speed and Power Endurance

By Alex Trukan

The presented practice focuses on speed and power endurance. These physical qualities are needed to be able to produce high quality actions throughout the game and especially towards the end of it. This modification of a classical 3v1 possession game is engaging for both attackers and defenders due to often rotations between the roles and high intensity physical work.

Set-Up and Directions

Set up a square of 10 x 10 yards. Divide the team into two groups of three. Attacking three starts outside the square, one player on one side. The second group starts in line next to one of the outside cones. Supply of balls should be organised and ready to use.


The game starts by coach playing the ball in to

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