Monthly Archives: September 2012

Session: Working with two strikers to create shooting opportunities in a functional practice

A session recently ran with my eleven a side team on creating shooting opportunities with two strikers in a functional practice Key Factors – Movement To Receive – Receiving Position: Side On? Back To Goal? – Pass Selection/Quality – First … Continue reading

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Interview With Dan Abrahams, Author Of Soccer Tough

Dan Abrahams is a sports psychology expert, who uses practical and simple techniques to help athletes and footballers succeed. His latest book is titled Soccer Tough and is available to buy from all good online bookstores. Dan Abrahams’ Website Published … Continue reading

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Session: Creating And Utilising Space

A session ran with an adult eleven a side team on Creating And Exploiting Space In A Small Sided Game. Key Factors: – Create space: full backs spread out to use whole width of pitch, front players pushed high, midfield … Continue reading

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Session: Playing Out From The Back

A session I ran with my eleven a side team on Playing Out From The Back In A Phase Of Play. Key Factors: – Creating space – Passing: selection and quality – Support: angles and distances – Player Movement: create/exploit … Continue reading

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Football Tactics: The WM

Over the course of the next few months, I will look at numerous footballing formations utilised by various teams. In my latest blog, I’ll briefly look at the WM formation. The WM formation was a reaction to The FA’s decision … Continue reading

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