THE PNA DA

THE PA DNA

DEVELOPING YOUNG PEOPLE INTO PLAYERS WITH INTELLIGENCE, RESOURCE AND PERSONALITY

DNA & PHILOSOPHY

In Possession

Creative approach to the use of the ball, through confidence, skill and intelligence across all areas of the pitch.

Fear Free Environment for all players to express their selves with the ball, through individual and collective challenges. ‘’In Game Moments’’ providing opportunity to relate, practice and master towards developing informed decisions on and around the ball.

Develop a detailed understanding of ‘’The Three C’s’’

Connect with the ball 1v1 2v2

Combine in a small sided/group format or combination play element. 3v3 4v4

Collaborate in a larger number, and random but relevant basis, ie 4v6 7v5 8v6 (Over/Under load)

Out of Possession

Develop an Awareness of the technical and tactical concepts towards effective defensive play.

Scanning of the areas, angles and space around one another, building and managing sub and whole units to prevent the opposition having success with the ball

Identifying and Exploiting pressing patterns and opportunities, mastering the astute art of winning duels through Instinctive interceptions and challenges for the ball.

Transition

Pro-Active mindset in applying above principles into place within transition phases of play. Understanding difference in focusing actions on an increased ‘’Speed of Play’’.

‘’Five Second Fury’’ approach upon losing the ball, applying a desire to manage frustration and disappointment through a blend of ‘’instinct’’ and ‘’Emotional Intelligence’’.