Guest Session by Jose Manuel Figueira – New York Red Bulls – ‘Creating Connections’

Jose Manuel Figueira – NEY YORK RED BULLS

Jose Manuel Figueira is a Training Program coach at New York Red Bulls. The session below is for the U11 age group. It is a session on ‘creating connections’.

You can Follow Jose on Twitter: @JoseCoaching

Session: (Click on image to enlarge)

Overload Exercises – Playing back to play Forward

2V1,3V2,4V2,4V3 Overload Games – Playing back to play Forward

Here are some exercises that encourage players to play back to open up to be able play forward. Each exercise works on reaction time, speed of play, awareness, first touch, decision making and also defensive principles.

The exercise can be excellent for GKs to feel more comfortable at playing out with their feet. Also the 4v2 and 4v3 exercises can be great to work with Defensive Midfielder in a 4-3-3 (1-4-1-2-3) for 11v11 or 7 v 7 (1-2-3-1).

2v1, 3v2, 4v2, 4v3 Games: