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Possession to Penetrate [ARTICLE]

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Organization: Players play in the 10x10 box. Players will set up 3v2 in all three boxes except one. One box will be 3v0. Players begin to pass the ball between...... Continue

Soccer - A Thinking Game [ARTICLE]

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There rarely seems to be a happy medium. Soccer players over-think. Soccer players under-think. When they do think, they can tend to think about the wrong...... Continue

Long Range Passing Drill [ARTICLE]

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Purpose: Practicing long-range passing. Organization: Set up an area that measures 60 yards (or meters) by 20 yards and divide the length into three...... Continue

Soccer is a Sideways on Sport [ARTICLE]

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Baseball, cricket, boxing and golf are all sideways on sports. Baseball players, cricketers and boxers are sideways on because they are one...... Continue

How to Maintain Strength During Your Soccer Season [ARTICLE]

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Training during your soccer season can be a tough task. You have a busy game schedule, practices and other commitments. And as the season goes along...... Continue

Developing Players Technically [ARTICLE]

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WU "Y" Shape Passing Exercise: Cones set up in a "Y" shape with two players on each cone except one at the middle cone; Sequence #1 - Ball starts with...... Continue

Functional Crossing and Finishing Drill [ARTICLE]

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Purpose: Providing realistic, frequent crossing and finishing opportunities. Organization: Set up a 40- x 50-yard (37 x 46 m) playing area with two full-size...... Continue

Watching for and Avoiding Burnout [ARTICLE]

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Coaches sometimes joke that there are only two times when they feel stressed-day and night. Although that story represents the extreme case, certainly...... Continue

What Makes a Winner? [ARTICLE]

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As a sports dad and coach for two young daughters, it's hard to avoid the heated debate over Participation Trophies (a debate I'm glad to stay out of). But the...... Continue

Monitoring Team Freshness [ARTICLE]

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I was once present at what appeared to be a near-perfect practice. The practice was on Thursday, and the big game was two days later on Saturday. The head coach...... Continue