This week's Animated Drills Video shows an activity that will train your players how to effectively pressure the opponent to win the ball back and counter attack quickly to score. This activity comes from our latest eBook, 'Scoring Goals from High Pressure Defending'. It includes ways to progress this activity to train the whole team toContinue reading
By Sean Pearson Area Size: 35 x 20 yards (Scoring Zones: 10 x 20) Teams: 3 v 3 + 1 Time: 15 Minutes Objectives To understand when and where to create a goal scoring opportunity To work on technique of passing the ball into the corner or knowing when and how to round the goalkeeper ExecutionContinue reading
As the year progresses I like to add more functional activities to replace purely technical exercises. Not only do the players enjoy activities that are game related more I've also seen a greater transfer of training when I use them.
I prefer drills, exercises and games that are progressive; moving from low pressure to full pressure. They allow the player to have initial success but then be challenged by the ever increase pressure ofContinue reading