Game Context: Recognizing the Challenge
Understanding the dynamics of a low block is the first step toward overcoming it. So, what do we mean when we talk about teams attacking against in a low block? In these situations, teams often encounter a high-density defensive structure with limited spaces between lines. Additionally, there is very limited space behind the defensive line, making it challenging to exploit movements in the backline. Opponents are compact and ready to launch counterattacks swiftly, so aside from finding the solutions to break the defensive block it is important also to protect the team against potential counter-attacks.
So, let’s see 4 team principles that will help you attack against a low block.