- Intercept the pass to start the attack. If you can’t, then…
- Spoil the reception of the pass (you can’t possess but make sure that they can’t either: get a foot on the ball, poke it away, etc.). 20 more words
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- Set up a square of cones of about 10-15 yards with a cone in the middle.
- On each side (and the video below only illustrates one side, but it would be going on on all four sides), on the outside of the cones place two passers and on the inside of the cones place a defender. 44 more words
This was a great footwork drill, not that it was all that different (I suspect many of us have done some form of it) but the wrinkle of the different markers and the progression of it made it stand out to me. 194 more words
Last week (Feb 27th, 2014), I ran a session with the U18s that I coach based on the concept of “gegenpressing” or “counter pressing”. Over the past few months, I had become more and more interested in the idea and wondered if it was something that could be shown and taught to a group of youth players. 969 more words