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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How Important is Technique…Even for Top Pro’s?

I have watched most of the Euro 2012 games and one thing that has stood out to me is the incredibly high level of technique demonstrated by all of the teams.  It goes without saying that these are amongst the … Continue reading

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