NEW SESSION: COMBINATION PLAY BY TURKS AND CAICOS TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, CRAIG HARRINGTON

COMBINATION PLAY BY CRAIG HARRINGTON

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Craig Harrington is the Technical Director of Football in Turks and Caicos.

To read about Craig’s coaching role click here:

http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/football/27156322

SESSION:

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Guest Session by Scott Allison – St Mirren (SPL) – Developing an Attacking Style of Play.

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Scott Allison  – St Mirren (SPL) Academy

Scott Allison is a professional youth coach currently at Scottish Premier League side St Mirren FC.   He currently holds the UEFA B Licence, SFA Advanced Youth Licence (Level 5) and SFA Advanced Children’s Licence (Level 5).

Scott has previous experience at Glasgow Rangers FC, Livingston FC and Partick Thistle FC and has worked with every elite youth age group from U19 to U11.  He is also a former Scottish FA Senior Football Development Officer/ Coach Education Tutor and last played professionally in the Scottish 3rd Division with East Stirlingshire FC.   Scott believes in developing attractive, attacking, effective football and studies the traditional Dutch and Spanish styles of play.

Session:

Passing Patterns

Passing Patterns:

Passing patterns are meant for repetition for tactical elements. To create a style of play without pressure. The repetition of pattern exercises create a rhythm and flow of the way a team wants to execute in a game.  A teams patterns should be designed around what formation that they play.

Here are some passing patterns that can be used for certain elements in the game.

Y Exercise – Playing wide from central areas.

Triangles – Playing across the back, into midfield and wide

Triangles  – Playing across back, lay off and play wide.

Switching play – playing across the back, into MDF and switch to other side.

Switching play – Diamond: Switching point of attack to play forward.