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Youth Soccer Coaching Video – Switching The Play

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When coaching youth soccer team attacking tactics, one key tactic of team play is switching the play. This means your soccer players have the technique and ability to quickly transfer the ball from one side of the soccer pitch to other. This unbalances your opponents organisation and create opportunities for your soccer players to exploit. In this post there is… Read more »

Seven Key Requirements of Your Central Midfield Players

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The midfield position is one of the most difficult positions on the soccer pitch, and this position places several demands on players who are playing midfield. Midfielders must develop strong awareness of the game, and astute alertness to what’s going on around them. One of the keys to success for a midfield player is to develop good positional play. This… Read more »

How To Play A Pressing Football Match Part 1

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In youth football, you’re more likely to see a fast paced, attacking football game. Go to any local pitch and watch a game and you will see young people trying to gain possession of the ball and score. It’s all about instant gratification, and it’s great for supporters too. Parents who carry their offspring from game to game find it… Read more »