Presentation on theme: "Principles of Play - KU. Principles of Play The ways teams can attack and defend effectively. Width in ATTACK – using 2 wide players when attacking means."— Presentation transcript:
Principles of Play The ways teams can attack and defend effectively. Width in ATTACK – using 2 wide players when attacking means that Defenders have to move out and cover Stretches the defence Leaves holes in the middle to attack through.
Principles of Play Depth in ATTACK – your midfield and forward would spread out up and down the pitch to pull defenders out of position and create passing options, both behind and in front of them as well as sideways. This will allow your team to keep possession.
Principles of Play DEPTH in DEFENCE – A second defender falls behind the first defender in case the ball carrier gets past the 1 st defender. This creates another line of defence. –e.g A “sweeper” provides depth in defence in football.