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How Coaches Can Improve This Summer…

0 Submitted by on Mon, 05 June 2017, 00:10
  Summer is the perfect time for coaches to recharge the batteries, reflect on the past season, but most importantly, find ways to get better. When we think of coach education in June and July, we tend to think of week long courses, licenses, and diplomas, but this has changed dramatically in recent years. With the rapid growth of sports Continue Reading...
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Saul Isaksson-Hurst: Play Like Eden Hazard

0 Submitted by on Wed, 31 May 2017, 17:08
  1V1 is a key part of player development, emphasized by the best and most successful academies in the World and by Federations including Belgium. It is often an after thought or just thrown in every now and then. I argue it should be a key part of every coach and clubs planning and curriculum. When breaking down 1v1 we Continue Reading...
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Yael Averbuch – Technical Training

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 May 2017, 17:18
Yael Averbuch is a professional women’s soccer player who has represented the United States at every level. She has recently designed the Techne Training System, based on training methods that have allowed her to play at the highest level. The system is both engaging and challenging for players of all ages/abilities. ​ The app takes players through a weekly technical training Continue Reading...
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Coaching Center Forwards To Score Goals

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 May 2017, 17:03
  Below is an excerpt from my book, ‘Modern Soccer Coach: Position Specific Training’, which takes each position in the game today and look at how we can develop effective players inside the team structure. Filled with practical no-nonsense explanations, focused player drills, and more than 40 illustrated soccer templates, the book aims at creating a coaching environment that will take players to the Continue Reading...
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Beast Mode Soccer: 1v1 Demolition

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 May 2017, 17:00
    Based in Los Angeles, California, David Copeland-Smith created Beast Mode Soccer in 2010 as a training system to help guide players’ technical development and to instill a proactive, progressive mindset of self-reliance and personal accountability within his clients. The result? The creation of a training culture that has attracted the likes of countless collegiate, professional, and international players Continue Reading...
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Lucas Ordosgoitia Session – Change of Orientation

0 Submitted by on Sun, 16 April 2017, 23:21
Lucas Ordosgoitia is a youth coach with AFC Lightning. Originally from Cartagena, Colombia, Lucas played at UMass Boston before moving onto the coaching side of the game. He took his A License with the Spanish FA and also worked in Italy at Serie C to gain his qualification in Spain. Lucas presented this 3-part session on ‘Change of Orientation’ at the Continue Reading...
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FREE EXCERPT – Play Like Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona: A Soccer Coach’s Guide

0 Submitted by on Sun, 16 April 2017, 23:12
Below is an excerpt from the excellent book ‘Play Like Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona: A Coach’s Guide’ written by Agustín Peraita (FCBEscola Project Director at Sao Paulo FC Barcelona). The book is available on Amazon and is designed to understand and implement Pep Guardiola’s tactical approach and coaching methodology for that 2009-2010 Barça side. Containing more than 50 illustrations, detailing on-field drills, Principles/Subprinciples/Sub-SubPrinciples, tactical Continue Reading...
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