Dismarking is a relatively undiscussed football topic, relating to a player’s ability to rid themselves of the tight marking of an opponent. This is done through either precise movement off the ball, or passing sequences that allow the player to become free. Movement is however particularly imperative to the art of dismarking, and that includes not just the act of moving, but the precision of timing and intelligence (i.e. where, when and how to move off the ball). This article details exactly how players can begin to think more deeply about the art of dismarking, and gives a concrete example of a Tactical Theory based article, to participants of our Introduction to Football Analysis course.
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