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Gerard Houllier – Ingredients of a Winning Team

0 Submitted by on Sun, 04 September 2011, 17:46
This is from a talk that Gerard Houllier did in 2007 at the NSCAA Convention in Baltimore. Having worked with the French national team, Liverpool, and Lyon, he spoke of the key factors those great teams all share. At the start, he spoke about his coaching philosophy and beliefs and identified the principles all top players and coaches need to Continue Reading...
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Welcome

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 August 2011, 15:43
Welcome to my new website designed to help coaches and managers with practice/training sessions and articles that may relate to their team. I believe a huge part of coaching is experience and using exercises and sessions that you have picked up from excellent coaches. My aim with this website is to share technical, attacking, and defensive sessions that I have Continue Reading...
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Defending Practices

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 August 2011, 15:23
The exercise below focuses on the defending team “showing” the attacking team away from the goal, either inside or outside. For the team defending  the central goal, their focus is to show the attacking players in possession out wide and away from goal. For the team who is defending the two wide goals, their focus is to show the team into Continue Reading...
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Technical Exercises

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 August 2011, 14:59
This weeks technical exercises focus on passing and receiving. This can be used for any level ranging from skill building with young players, to a technical warm-up with elite players.  The players face each other seven yards apart. One ball for each pair, they are simply passing back and forth. The player at the red cones is checking in for Continue Reading...
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Gerard Houllier – Key Ingredients Of a Winning Team

0 Submitted by on Tue, 28 June 2011, 14:47
        This is from a talk that Gerard Houllier did in 2007 at the NSCAA Convention in Baltimore. Having worked with the French national team, Liverpool, and Lyon, he spoke of the key factors those great teams all share. At the start, he spoke about his coaching philosophy and beliefs and identified the principles all top players Continue Reading...
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Can We Emulate the Barca Way?

0 Submitted by on Fri, 24 June 2011, 12:26
Over the past year or two, we have seen some trends in soccer at the highest level – tight spaces, five in midfield, importance of the counter attack, and phsyical capabilities of players. All of those trends are changing the way coaches prepare their teams around the world. With the global game now becoming a 24/7 fascination, the world has seen how Continue Reading...
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