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by soccerdave
28 Feb 2011, 11:23
Forum: Tactics
Topic: offside
Replies: 1
Views: 3251

offside

The problem of explaining the offside rule to youngsters must be a common one for a lot of youth coaches. This is an extract from a soccer coaching article (http://www.bettersoccercoaching.com/Article-1452--1--How-to-explain-the-offside-law) designed to explain offside to younger players. Has anyone...
by soccerdave
04 Feb 2011, 13:24
Forum: Tactics
Topic: Problem with midfield
Replies: 5
Views: 5458

Re: Problem with midfield

My team is pretty good at 7-a-side. But when we play 11-a-side the midfield suddenly disappears. There's We have a good playmaker. SciFi Every soccer coach, whatever age group they're teaching, has to decide which style of play suits his team's strategy: a play-making or counter-attacking style. Th...
by soccerdave
31 Jan 2011, 13:45
Forum: Tactics
Topic: Soccer drills?
Replies: 6
Views: 6237

soccer website with free to download drills and games

If you're looking for soccer drills and games which you can download for free, go to http://www.bettersoccercoaching.com/Key ... ls--Skills There is an archive of over 400 drills and articles, written by youth and academy soccer coaches. Hope you find this helpful.
by soccerdave
16 Jul 2010, 11:15
Forum: World Cup
Topic: Top five saves in the World Cup
Replies: 3
Views: 5625

Top five saves in the World Cup

This is my top five: 1. Vincent Enyeama Argentina v NIGERIA 2. Noel Valladares HONDURAS v Chile 3. Eduardo PORTUGAL v Brazil 4. Martin Skyrtel Italy v SLOVAKIA 5. Itumeleng Khune BAFANA BAFANA v Mexico You can see them all in this compilation of saves http://soccer-coaching-blog.com/2010/07/13/my-to...
by soccerdave
08 Jul 2010, 11:40
Forum: Skills
Topic: Goalkeeping Anticipation ?
Replies: 7
Views: 9962

This article follows up the idea of reading the attacker's body language in order to know how to position yourself in goal. It's got some useful tips in for goalies. Hope it helps. Soccer coaching tips to help goalies read penalties Seventy per cent of the penalty kicks at the last World Cup went to...
by soccerdave
05 Jul 2010, 14:23
Forum: Skills
Topic: good drills to improve first touch, control, ...
Replies: 5
Views: 5718

first touch practice

The aim of working on players' first-touch soccer skills is to give them more time to assess their next move. These coaching tips and soccer drills are aimed at improving the first touch of the ball. A good first touch is one of the soccer commandments - we talk about it all the time and many soccer...
by soccerdave
28 Jun 2010, 10:10
Forum: Skills
Topic: Tell me what im doing wrong
Replies: 3
Views: 2728

Bending the ball

Hi, these are some coaching tips from http://www.bettersoccercoaching.com that may be useful if you're practising bending the ball. Hope it helps. There is nothing more satisfying than bending the ball from free-kicks over the wall into the back of the net. Get yourself down to the soccer pitch, so ...
by soccerdave
21 Jun 2010, 14:31
Forum: Skills
Topic: goalie advice
Replies: 8
Views: 7774

goalkeeping skills

The lunge is a versatile fitness exercise that is helpful to warm-up your goalkeeper. The exercise can be used to develop all-round lower-body strength, flexibility, balance and power. Lunges can be performed as body weight exercises or with weights to increase resistance. Lunging soccer drill The p...