Offensive transition is one of the unfairly underrated topics in the nowadays approach to the football analysis. Compared to the attack and defense, transitions stay in the shadow. We will try to find the reasons for this injustice and dive deep into the offensive transition in this article.
The majority of the coaches love attack and defense. These topics are exciting: there is an endless number of papers written about them, an endless number of videos filmed and an endless number of exercises worked out. But what about the transitions?
Not much information is available, despite the fact that a correctly accomplished transition can be game changing. However, transitions occur very fast and, obviously, not as smooth to work on. At Ekkono, we’ve been analyzing them for years and in this article we will share some of the conclusions that we obtained.