Training Technique Tactically

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Reedswain Inc., 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 106 pages
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Today's high speed, high pressure soccer demands more of players than ever before. In this book, Coach Nicole addresses the need to incorporate tactical development and understanding into skills training. The challenge for the modern coach is how to effectively present, demonstrate and teach advanced technical training topics within a format that incorporates other facets of the game. To succeed, training must be stimulating for the players, manageable for the coach and relevant to the match. This book covers such topics as: Speed of Play, Finishing from Distance, Man to Man Defending, Combination Play, Finishing Off the Turn, Creating 1v1 Opportunities, Transition, Team Shape, Possession Play, Turning and much more.

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Attacking Wide Out of Midfield
Combination Play to Get Forward
Turning to Attack
Receiving Sideon to Attack
Counterattacking with the Speed Dribble
Attacking Possession 7v5
Possession 6v6
Possession in Tight Space

Receiving 1v1 with Pressure Behind
Finishing 1v1
Attacking 2v1 on the Flank
Combination Play 2v1 Near Goal
Attacking 2v2 with the Dribble
Attacking 2v2 with the Pass
Transition 2v2 Near Goal
Teaching the Diagonal Run 2v2
Finishing 2v2
Transition to Attack with an Early Pass
Transition with an Early Pass Forward
Playing the Pass Up the Field
Playing the Split Pass Up the Field
Creating Attack From the Center
Possession Playing to Target Players
Mobility After Receiving a Pass
Team Movement After a Penetrating Pass
Speed of Play
Vision and Concentration During Possession
Finishing Via Combination Play
Finishing From Distance
Finishing Off the Turn
Team Shape in Defense
Pressure Defending in Threes
Pressure Defending
Defending Near the Opponents Goal
Man to Man Defending

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Mark Nicole holds an NSCAA Premier Diploma as well as a USSF "A" License. He coaches the Melbourne Beach, FL Tsunami U-10 boys team and has been published in the Soccer Journal.

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