INSPIRED, CONFIDENT & EFFECTIVE COACHING

Tactics

Connect 3

Tic tac toe

in Small Sided Games, Tactics

This session is all about using soccer brains to solve the tic tac toe game then getting a ball and score in the goal. Lots of coaching points but it is the efforts of the players to win the game that works best MORE

Control Midfield

Control the game in midfield

in Midfield, Tactics

One thing that will help you control the pace of games and give you a winning edge is to have an effective midfield. This useful session will help your players learn how to pass the ball through midfield on the move MORE

Hold the line

Hold the Line

in Tactics

Hold the line is a call to ensure that defenders stay together on the same line and hold their position on the field. MORE

Low press

Low Press

in Tactics

Low press describes a defensive tactic in which a team sits back and allows the opposition to attack, with the aim of winning the ball and making a counter attack. MORE

Dummy

Dummy

in Other, Tactics

Dummy describes the deception employed when a player lets the ball run past him or through his legs to a team mate. MORE

One-two

One-Two

in Other, Tactics

A one-two is a passing movement used by two players in order to go beyond or between defenders. MORE

Set and go

Set and Go

in Other, Tactics

Set and go is a movement used by a centre-forward to enable him to shake off a defender and make space to get a shot away. MORE

Drop off

Drop Off

in Other, Tactics

Drop off is a delaying tactic used when a team is defending against a fast attack, or a counter attack. MORE

Force inside

Force Inside

in Other, Tactics

Force inside is a defensive tactic. The nearest defender to the ball goes to pressure the opponent and block forward momentum. MORE

Force outside

Force Outside

in Other, Tactics

When forcing outside, the defending team gets compact to stop the opponents passing in the centre of the pitch. MORE

Floating or false 9

Floating or False 9

in Other, Tactics

A floating or false 9 is a centre forward who leaves his position in the centre of attack and moves deeper to link with the midfield. MORE

High press

High Press

in Other, Tactics

High press describes an attacking tactic employed by a team that defends high up the pitch and inside the opposition’s half. MORE

Goalside - part 1

Goalside

in Other, Tactics

Goalside is a tactic used when a team is defending. The aim is to get as many players as possible between the ball and the goal being defended. MORE

Track

Track

in Other, Tactics

Track is what midfielders do when closely following an opposing midfielder’s forward run. MORE

Press

Press

in Other, Tactics

Press is when a player runs at high speed towards an opponent in possession of the ball. MORE

Set a trap

Set a Trap

in Other, Tactics

Set a trap is the term used when a team is defending and targets an opposing player to put under pressure. It is similar to Steer and Storm. MORE

Crossover

Crossover

in Other, Tactics

A crossover movement is made in wide areas of the pitch by three players combining passing and movement. MORE


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