Coaching the Principles of Soccer- Attack and Defense
If You Train Young Players or Need to Reinforce Your Team’s Grasp of the Basics, Your Ultimate Guide to Coaching Soccer’s Core Principles has Arrived.
Coaching the Principles of Soccer – Attack and Defense is a complete plan on how to build strong foundations on which your players’ future development can grow. Created by two coaches with international experience in developing young players, this book covers everything you need to know on how to drill your players in soccer’s core principles.
When you coach young players, it can be difficult to know where to start. Too often the focus is on developing technique, and trying to skip past the basics. But this can just stunt a young player’s development. When they don’t understand the game’s core principles, they won’t know where they need to be and why so they can harness their technique. To solve this age old problem, two experts in youth coaching have created Coaching the Principles of Soccer – Attack and Defense. This book presents a structured approach to developing an understanding of how the game is played and to provide them with a solid base on which they can develop.
Coaching the Principles of Soccer – Attack and Defense provides the same training on the core elements of soccer its authors provide at the Nike Sports Camp and Education Football seminars. Harnessing detailed diagrams, coaching points and progressions, it provides a complete set of drills for developing the core principles of soccer. This includes drills for penetration, support, defensive compactness, concentration and more.
The drills in Coaching the Principles of Soccer – Attack and Defense will enable you to develop a team with a richer understanding of what to do, when to do it and why, in every phase of the game. The drills also provide a strong foundation on which you can add more technical drills and strategic play, and build players with coaching brains to match those in their feet.