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Afl Football Coach > Attack to Defence

Focus
Skills under pressure, Defensive, Hard Running, Run & Carry.
Skills
Kick Short.
Purpose
Running with the ball always seems easier than running to chase, however players must do both with equal intensity. This drill practices running the ball in lines with handball, then chasing hard once a turnover has occurred.
group
Players
20+
profile
Ages
15+
ball
Balls
1
cone
Cones
10
distance
Distance (max)
70m
  • Step 1

    Line (A) start with the ball, running and handballing sideways to each other towards line (B), who stay on the cones.
  • Step 2

    Once line (A) is 10m away from line (B), the ball is kicked over the head of line (B) players to coach at (D).
  • Step 3

    Coach (D) marks and handballs to a player in line (B). Avoiding collisions with oncoming line (A) players, line (B) work the ball with handball towards the cones at the other end.
  • Step 4

    Meanwhile line (A) players sprint until they reach the cones at (B), then turn and give chase to line (B) players from behind.
    If a player is caught, simply tag them, don''''''''t tackle them
  • Step 5

    Once line (B) are 10m away from next Line (A) the ball is kicked to coach (C), who handballs to next line (A)
  • Step 6

    Once line (B) reach the cones at (A), they turn and sprint, giving chase to next line (A)
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demo
play
video
Groups of
group
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8
Ages
profile
13 +
Balls/grp
ball
1
Cones
cone
1
Distance (max)
distance
15m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Run & Carry.
Skills
Shepherd, Crumb.
demo
play
video
Players
group
16+
Ages
profile
11 +
Balls
ball
1+
Cones
cone
4
Distance (max)
distance
80m
Focus
Hard Running, Front & Square.
Skills
Handballing, Kick Long, Shepherd.
demo
play
video
Players
group
20+
Ages
profile
13 +
Balls
ball
6+
Cones
cone
6
Distance (max)
distance
160m
Focus
Hard Running, Front & Square, Forward line delivery, Goalkicking.
Skills
GoalKicking, Kicking, Handballing, Crumb.
Players
group
16+
Ages
profile
15 +
Balls
ball
1
Cones
cone
4
Distance (max)
distance
80m
Focus
Skills under pressure.
Skills
Kick Short, Mark Contest.
Players
group
18+
Ages
profile
15 +
Balls
ball
1
Cones
cone
6
Distance (max)
distance
90m
Focus
Skills under pressure, Defensive, Contested ball, Hard Running, Decision Making, Run & Carry.
Skills
GoalKicking, Handballing, Kick Short, Tackle, Shepherd, Crumb.
Players
group
15+
Ages
profile
13 +
Balls
ball
2+
Cones
cone
6
Distance (max)
distance
40m
Focus
Gameplan/Strategy.
Skills
Handballing, Shepherd.
Players
group
10+
Ages
profile
6 +
Balls
ball
2
Cones
cone
4
Distance (max)
distance
15m
Focus
Skills under pressure.
Skills
Crumb.
Players
group
20+
Ages
profile
6 +
Balls
ball
3+
Cones
cone
8
Distance (max)
distance
80m
Focus
Front & Square.
Skills
Kick Long, Shepherd, Handball Long.
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