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  • Fit and Focused

    Fit and Focused

    Use this fast-paced training game to get two centre midfielders and a defensive midfielder moving quickly into positions to support each other, just like they would in a match. Why …
  • My team are too quiet!

    My team are too quiet!

    “My team are too quiet. How can I get them to recognise the good positions of their team-mates by being more vocal?” Answer Volume and vocal confidence has to come …
  • The Conductor

    The Conductor

    If you want your players to learn how to win back the ball and retain possession, just follow the instructions of the ‘Conductor’. Why use it Players can get great …
  • Defend against the long ball

    Defend against the long ball

    At grassroots level, the long ball is more common and where coaches have less time to drill their back four it can be a real thorn. It takes discipline, organisation …
  • Badlands

    Badlands

    With the opposition hitting long balls over the ‘Badlands’, this session teaches defenders how to clear the long ball and attackers how to press to prevent the long ball. Why …
  • How do I prevent disruptive players ruining my sessions?

    How do I prevent disruptive players ruining my sessions?

    “I was left to coach Under 14s by myself. My session worked but it was ruined by disruptive players. How can I ensure this doesn’t happen again?” Answer Handling that …
  • Goalie attacks

    Goalie attacks

    In this game-like scenario, if the goalkeeper launches an attack it counts double and shows goalies how to be part of the build up. Why use it This game lets …
  • I admit it – I made a mistake in my coaching!

    I admit it – I made a mistake in my coaching!

    There are occasions when I do things that go against all the advice I give out and I’m not sure why I do it, or in this case, don’t do …
  • One nil up, two men down

    One nil up, two men down

    Your team is 1-0 up but your opponents have a two-man advantage. A game to teach each team the importance of setting out the tactics to hold on to a …
  • My U11s players want to swap positions

    My U11s players want to swap positions

    “Some of my Under 11s want to swap positions just as I had found them the perfect places to play. Should I agree?” Answer In a word, yes! It’s a …

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