Set-Pieces Definition: A set piece occurs any time there is a restart of play from a foul or the ball going out of play. Coaches normally focus on four phases of the
How many times have we heard coaches shouting, “get in the diamond shape”. The basic shape idea is useful, but it can create poor passing support angles if taken literally.
This exercise involves two games being run side by side, in the video I use (6v6+2) but any equal number teams will work The exercise demands high-level thinking and strategy,
If you look on the internet at coaching sessions, you will probably notice the vast array of different training exercises. The sessions normally include large amounts of equipment like speed
This is a short video featuring a player who started playing street futsal at a young age in Brazil. He played 5 hours per/day in a street futsal environment and
This simple exercise is played with a 1-touch constraint but 2-touch for the player receiving the transition pass. Adjust the size of the area to fit the level of players,
Here are a couple slides from my new ebook on player development. The intention behind the work is to provide coaches with a different perspective, and in doing so it
This 4v4+1 (8 players on the outside) is a high tempo possession exercise that encourages forward passing. The exercise can be progressed to finish on goal with keepers.
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This exercise is played at a high tempo, requires speed of thought and activates the muscles the day before a match. Everything in our training is about keeping the ball