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Pick of the WeekPro's Picks

These activities emphasize drawing the opponent to one side of the pitch and then transitioning quickly through central areas to the opposite side of the pitch.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Make a seamless transition from a this passing activity to unopposed movements from the midfielders and ending with a 6V2 rondo.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

These activities create multiple opportunities for counter-pressing to take place; players will therefore develop the understanding and habit of thinking ‘counter-press’ immediately on any loss of possession.

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GoalkeepingGoalkeepingPick of the WeekPro's PicksShot Stopping

Over the first few weeks in the Premier League, numerous goalkeepers have employed the save with the feet to keep out close range reaction shots. If used correctly, the kick save can be a very effective technique. This session is a good way to introduce or refine the goalkeeper’s ability to save with the feet.

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AttackingPick of the WeekPro's Picks

Players must learn to dominate in personal duels – in 1v1 as well as small groups (2v1 / 2v2 etc).   In modern football (soccer) it is becoming increasingly more difficult for players to create chances to score due to highly organised defensive strategies. For this reason, it is important to develop players who can utilize their awareness, quick decision-making and ability with the ball in tight spaces to create scoring chances.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Finding spaces between / behind your opponents lines will allow your players to quickly turn in front and attack at pace. Finding these spaces makes it difficult for the opponent to defend! Use these activities / session to develop an understanding of the ‘when / how + why’ of finding those crucial spaces between + behind your opponent lines!

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DefendingPick of the WeekPro's Picks

Remaining compact in various areas of the pitch is vital in order to prevent your opponent from finding space + time to play! The following session develops the ability to remain compact in central areas of the pitch.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Players must recognize when is the best moment to pass to a teammate or when to be positive and attack the 1v1 situation; the following activities create these moments!

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Pick of the WeekPro's Picks

This session develops two essential components of the game; (1) Patient and effective Buildup, (2) Fast Transitions to Attack on regaining possession. The session progresses from a passing warm-up activity to introduce the theme(s) of buildup + transitions from defence to attack; the session progresses to a Tactical 11v11 game.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

This activity will provide your players plenty of repetition working on playing through the midfield and unlocking the #8 and #10 specifically. Encourage developing a nice rhythm of play building out of the back and then finding the right moment to play a crisp penetrating ball on the ground to your midfielders feet.

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