Here are a couple ways to coach unit defending shape. The principles of pressure, cover and balance are the building blocks of unit defending. Team defending ultimately comes down to
Every year for the past six years, I have taken part in the EDP Regional College ID Camp, at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. The event is a great experience for
Top coaches are lifetime learners who often for look for inspiration and ideas outside of their own sport. Pep Guardiola’s attacking football philosophy was influenced by the famous world
Creating A Practice & Game Learning Environment That Develops the Mind & Body 1) Greeting: The Coach should greet all players coming into training in a pleasant way. This will set a
Some players who have benefitted from diverse training experiences are Ronaldinho, Met Ozil, Peter Cech, Neymar and Thierry Henry. I would argue that all these diverse training experiences are incredibly
I use the following exercises to work unit defending with my team. The exercises have a cognitive element to them, as players are forced to focus for the duration of
In this short video the cognitive soccer training ideas of coordinated movement, increasing attention span, increasing focus and identifying multiple cues are all worked into the training session.