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Belgian Football Development

Belgian FA -Youth Development Philosophy PDF file looking at the philosophy of Belgian Youth Football. http://www.nzs.si/resources/files/doc/dokumenti/ostali_dokumenti/Mladinski_napredek_Belgija.pdf Advertisements

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Session: Coach Strikers When And How To Combine Their Movement To Create Goalscoring Opportunities

The session is divided into two phases: Functional Practice and Phase of Play The principles of attacking should be applied throughout: Penetration, Dispersal, Movement, Support, Innovation Functional Practice Setup Functional practice using funnelled central area starting from corners of six … Continue reading

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Session: Coach a Team to Press As a Unit

Coaching A Team To Press Defensively In A Small Sided Game Setup 70 x 50 approx. 8v8 + GKs Offside rule applies Key Factors Compactness (Distance, angle of supporting players, horizontally and vertically) Closest player to apply pressure (How? Show … Continue reading

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Football Tactics: Arrigo Saachi’s 4-4-2

Arrigo Saachi’s 4-4-2 system utilised with AC Milan. Arrigo Sacchi’s route to the AC Milan hot-seat wasn’t of a traditional manager of a top European club with a stellar career which naturally parachuted him into a top job but from … Continue reading

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Practice, instruction and skill acquisition in soccer: Challenging tradition

An interesting read by A. MARK WILLIAMS & NICOLA J. HODGES on skill acquisition in soccer. Skill Acquisition In Soccer

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Practice…

When growing up, a phrase that was often repeated by our coaches was “practice makes perfect”. But does it? During my football coaching, I always encourage my players to practice a technique or skill outside of the football session and … 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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