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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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Activity of the WeekAdvancedDrills and ExercisesPassing and Receiving 12-15

Diamond Passing will help you focus on passing and receiving technique, movements and timing of runs, creating separation from defender (cones) by checking away before receiving each pass, playing away from the mannequin, change of pace, speed of play, and game awareness.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Try this fun gate game with your players and help them improve their quality of decisions on and off the ball, overall game awareness and speed of play!

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Great for match day minus one or two! Have fun with this rapid fire finishing activity that incorporates a shot from the top of the box, a cut back ball and a first time finish from across the goal mouth. Your GKs will certainly have a lot to do!

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Try this fast paced, competitive, and continuous attacking activity to goal!

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

TOVO Tip: Most coaches use the Rondo as a frivolous warm-up drill. We do not. In fact, it is the cornerstone of cognitive, competency, and character development. It is also the first step teaching our preferred system of play exploring width and depth.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

These activities introduce the basics of the overlap – the real understanding must then be developed in game situations and in realistic areas of the pitch; the session ends with a 10v10 game.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

Here is a great functional 8V8 position specific activity to goal with an emphasis on attacking out of wide areas. Adjust the system of play to fit your teams style of play and personnel. Challenge your players by increasing the difficulty of the wide area rondo. Breakdown a compact opponent by finding ways to combine to get in behind with the #9, #10, and overlapping outside backs, #2 and #3.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

These activities encourage players to attack at pace in order to take advantage of numerical advantages – 2v1 + 3v2 situations. Multiple elements of creating chances + scoring goals are addressed throughout the session.

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Activity of the WeekDrills and Exercises

These activities aim to develop an understanding of angles of support, timing of support, creating fluid triangles as well as the technical execution of passing + receiving under pressure.

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