Warm Up

Run down length of cones both feet in gap between each cones x2 Repeat Sideways left and Rightx2 Side step through cones x2 Backwards Sidestep x2 Sprint length of cones x1 Reaction Sprints 360 Degree Rondo/Passing/Sequence Passing Recently left a club where I was lead coach of a u13s group. Above was the warm up… Continue reading Warm Up

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Player Made

Something made by a young player, impressive work.

Freestyling

Just an idea, a few years ago I came across a couple of players that almost had an obsession with the F2 freestylers, couple of guys that have made some success out of some demos of some nice technical ability. The idea was that I was working with a younger group and to inspire I… Continue reading Freestyling

Possession

This would be one that is used pretty often, I have created a nice illustration to show what I am talking about. The layout is approx 30 by 30 (the white cones) 2 teams of 4 within the box (red and yellow) the simple rule is that team in possession of the ball can use… Continue reading Possession

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The Master of Football

Quick share this afternoon, the guy in video claims its for use during the summer to keep you sharp. Ignore that.

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Waving to Football

Another routine that worked out quite nicely for me, highly flexible also. Staring off set yourself a shuttle running layout – please comment if you are unaware of what this is. Second layout is a pool of footballs Split your group into 2 teams one with bibs, start with having one team attack vs defence.… Continue reading Waving to Football

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One Versus One

Back to actually writing about football! Layout – Split your group roughly half and half. One group at the right post, the other group at the left (white cones) have your yellow cones roughly 70 steps directly in front of each group, have a football where the red cone is. Action – Have a player… Continue reading One Versus One

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Fresh Material

Done some reorganizing and rewriting to keep the standard of text up, obviously the main focus of the blog is to offer up some dedicated ideas to coached looking to source in some new material, so I have also added a page dedicated to such a cause so head here to tap into said category.

Delivery

Over time I have learned that there are 2 elements to coaching, delivery and the tools available. Your job is to create the tools and deliver them effectively. For a long time I had a major problem with the delivery aspect, in order to solve that problem I put together this formula. Three steps for… Continue reading Delivery

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Rondo

Short description for you. Layout Based on 10 players we will have 2 rondo boxes 7×7 Action Split the players into 5 and 5 – create a 4 v 1 in each rondo box – time the routine to 1 minute each and leave balls around the parameter of the boxes to ensure the players… Continue reading Rondo

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