Develop Competitiveness In Training

By Keith Scarlett These activities help to begin bringing out the competitiveness of all the players and their drive to win. Four 5 X 5 boxes are set up with balls piled up in between the 4 boxes. The team … Continue reading

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Critical Technique Training

By Keith Scarlett This activity works on technique of playing and receiving long balls both in the air and on the ground, first-touch, passing, receiving and striking a driven ball approximately 30 metres. Set-up: 4 cones are set up in … Continue reading

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Coaching Technique With a Conditioning Element

By Keith Scarlett This activity works on technique, first-touch, passing, receiving, turning and fitness. Set-up: The players break into groups of three. Two players start 40 metres apart with the third player in the middle. Each player on the outside … Continue reading

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Attack v Defense SSG

By Keith Scarlett This activity works on defending, timing of tackles, covering angles and decision-making. In this crucial section of the pitch, defending needs to be precise and perfect! One of the biggest things that players need to learn is … Continue reading

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Top Speed Tackling Drill

By Keith Scarlett This activity works on 1v1 attacking and defending in close quarters, 1st touch, intensity and to see who is willing to get stuck in on tackles. The exercise is done at top-speed, is a quick moving exercise … Continue reading

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Attacking and Defending Small-Sided Game

By Keith Scarlett This activity works on possession to penetrate, combination play, defending, pressure, cover, recovery and communication. It is important for all the players to be on the same page. Both attacking and defending requires teamwork and that means … Continue reading

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