But defending is not just about reacting when you've lost the ball, but being proactive when you're in possession.
More after the break
"Everybody assumes that defending is all about when the opposition’s got the ball. It isn’t – it’s about getting your right positions when you’ve got the ball," says Taylor.
In this video Taylor maps out the defensive positions a team needs to take up to protect against a counter attack.
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