INSPIRED, CONFIDENT & EFFECTIVE COACHING

Ricky King

Ricky King head coach of Vancouver Whitecaps FC Alberta South Academy Centre

Sessions by Ricky King

Support worker

in Defending, Tactics

This training session is a great fun way of introducing and explaining the concepts of defensive pressure and support play to young players. MORE

Body position to defend

Turned away

in Defending, Tips and advice

If you want your defenders to learn to come out on top in a one-on-one situation with an opponent, use this activity to teach them what to do and what to look for MORE

defending delaying

Delay

in Defending, Small Sided Games

By pitting individual defenders against two attackers, this session teaches a lone defender to be patient and delay play until he either wins the ball or his team-mate recovers to assist. MORE

Defending in pairs

Double team

in Defending, Other, Tactics

The practice allows you to start to introduce the idea of how multiple units on the field start to work and interact with each other. It also introduces the idea of recovering once the ball passes you on the field. MORE


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