Long free kicks  
 

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                     Hold the off-side line at the edge of the box

                     Man mark tightly

                     Challenge hard for the ball

                     Goalie must own the 6 yard box

 

Defending mid-range free kicks

Actions

         Center mid [7] is one man wall. Jump and turn as ball is played

         4 man markers ([2,3,1,4]) at edge of box, retreating quickly as ball is kicked

         Near side mid [5] guards against sneak attack; drops back into center after ball is kicked

         Striker stays up-field, tries to attract 2 defenders.

         Goalie [8] owns 6 yd box

         PUSH OUT TO PUSHOUT LINE AS SOON AS THE BALL IS CLEARED

 

 

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