ATTACKING MOVEMENTS TO FINISH FOR THE NUMBER 9 &10 BY SAM LAITY AST COACH OF SEATTLE REIGN (NWSL). you can follow sam on twitter @mastercoach2010
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Lee Bennet – Bolton Wanderers FC
International Soccer Schools & Academy Coach
Lee Bennett works for Bolton Wanderers FC. He works for Botlons Wanderers FC Academy and for the International Soccer Schools program. He holds a UEFA B License and FA Youth Module 2.
You can Contact Lee on twitter: @leebennet_13
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Lee Johnson – 1v1 Attacking in a Conditioned Small Sided Game
Lee has been working for Chelsea FC coaching within their youth academy since 2006. He previously worked for Crystal Palace FC Academy working closely to develop the clubs youth development program. He holds a UEFA B Coaching Licence, FA Youth Modules 1,2,3 and is a registered Learning Tutor for the English Football Association. His philosophy is to create a learning environment that allows young players to play with creativity and imagination developing self-confidence and belief that they can achieve personal success. Recently Lee has been coaching for insidesoccer.
You can follow Lee on twitter @leejohnson80
Defending to Counter
Here are some sessions designed for the basic principles of defending and awareness to counter as an individual/team. The sessions are geared to improve concentration from players at all times. Full pressure situations and awareness to find space to counter and speed. It is important to make the sessions competitive. For example: give players points from scoring goals on the counter.
ALFRED GALUSTIAN – CO FOUNDER OF COERVER COACHING
Alfred is Co Founder of Coerver Coaching and widely regarded as one of the World’s Top Skills Coaches. Over the past 30 years, has worked as a Technical Coaches Instructor at:
The French, English, Japanese, Australian Football Federations and top clubs including Bayern Munich, AC Milan, Newcastle United,Manchester City, Real Madrid and Arsenal.
Alfred was the Skills Specialist advisor to the Premier League during the 2010/11 Season
You can follow Alfred on twitter: @coerveralf
Why is Coerver coaching so important for youth academies/clubs?
Coerver has for over 30 years, been a pioneer in Skills Teaching. Professional clubs are always looking for ‘special players” players who can make a difference in the game; Coerver has a curriculum and a method that can teach this “special player quality.
2/ Why are small sided games so important for youth development?
5/ what is your philosophy as a coach?
6/ What is the future for Coerver Coaching?
We have been in USA for more than 30 years,Charlie Cooke, the cofounder of Coerver, has done a fantastic job establishing Coerver all over the USA.
In Japan, we have established over 100 schools,all staffed by coaches that we have trained in the Coerver System. Over the past 20 years over 300 boys have gone to the professional clubs from these schools
In Europe the Coerver influence,especially in the pro clubs and federations, is significant, so overall Charlie and I see Coerver growing in popularity and really changing the way the game is taught.
Here is Alf working with Manchester city academy coaches in a Coerver workshop:
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FAKE, TAKE & BREAK 1V1s PART 1…
Here are a number of 1v1 Exercises that encourage reaction, speed of play, turns, fakes, breaking into space (acceleration). All exercises can be used for all ages. It is important to make all games competitive. With all exercises encourage players to do fakes to create space.
Fakes – examples: Scissors, Step Over, Double Scissors, Snake, Ronaldhino etc.
Coaches can give players points for scoring goals and for using fakes to score, Encourage creativity.
1V1 Games Below: