Game – 5 second rule by Dominick Smyth

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An additional rule to encourage players to make space for each other.

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Setup:

Mark a pitch as normal with the addition of a line of cones down the centre from one endzone to the other. Each team picks one side of the centre line (left or right) that, when attacking, they are only allowed onto for 5 seconds. There is no requirement for this to be different sides.

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  • Play a game as normal with the 5 second rule.
  • Encourage throwers to attempt passes to team mates as they are running into the open area of the pitch and avoid passes to the crowded area.

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