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Working in Pairs | SoccerSpecific
AttackingPick of the WeekPro's Picks

This session emphasizes Forwards / Strikers working as a pair.  First, players are coached the various movement options and through repetition and progression the players rehearse the co-ordination and communication necessary to score more goals. The session progresses to include direct opponents (Defenders) and finishes with an 8v8 / 9v9 game.

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Playing through Thirds | SoccerSpecific
Drills and ExercisesPick of the Week

This progression of activities emphasizes buildup / possession play through the various thirds of the pitch in order to create scoring chances.

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4V4 Penetrate | SoccerSpecific
Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Here is a nice twist on a possession activity that encourages attacking space on the dribble, breaking lines and switching the point of attack. Could be adapted slightly and utilized as a warm-up activity.

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Drills and ExercisesPick of the Week

Want to improve your players composure under pressure when finishing in and around the penalty box? Want your players to develop a relentless mentality taking defenders on in front of the goal? Want to give your GKs plenty of repetitions with reaction saves? This high intensity and competitive 1V1 finishing activity will have your players buzzing!

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Quick Decision-Making | SoccerSpecific
Activity of the WeekDrills and ExercisesUncategorized

These activities develop ‘Decision-Making’ and ‘Awareness’ in restricted spaces and teaches the concept of ‘Orientation’ in order to find passing lanes to receive the ball. Orientation refers to a players ability to constantly scan, see and process the information around him in order to support a faster decision.

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Maintaining Possession | SoccerSpecific
Pick of the WeekPossessionPro's Picks

This session includes progressive activities that emphasize the concepts of maintaining possession in various areas of the pitch and creating advantages (overloads) in certain areas in order to advance the ball up the pitch. The overall theme is to teach players the benefits of creating overloads – the why, how, when.

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DefendingPick of the WeekPro's Picks

Do your defenders make the right decisions under pressure when multiple attackers are running at them? Is clearing the ball out of play when defending a counter attack good enough? When do we encourage implementing a tactical foul? Here is simple activity that will help provide your players unique scenarios they will deal with in matches.

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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

Breaking down an opponent that is organized and compact can prove difficult for many teams; it requires passing ability, dribbling ability, awareness, quick decision-making etc. On the reverse side; coaching players to remain organized and compact while defending is also crucial for success.  The following activities / session develops both the attacking concepts as well as the defensive concepts of a 4-man midfield.

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AttackingPick of the WeekPro's Picks

This series of activities / session develop an understanding of creating opportunities to pass forward and then break forward at pace from Midfield areas; primarily from central areas of the pitch.

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