Category Archives for Drills/Exercises

Cross Shooting Pattern

This week’s Animated Drill Video looks at a very functional and flexible shooting format to use in training or as a pre game warm-up routine. The diagram is created with the session planner on Planet

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Strength and Weaknesses of the 4-3-3 System

This week’s Animated Drill Video looks at the strengths and weaknesses of the 4-3-3 system. Whether you’re playing a 4-3-3 or not, it’s important to understand the characteristics of

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Attack vs Defense with Transition

This week’s Animated Drill Video is one of my team’s favorite 1 v 1 and 2 v 2 games to work on attacking and defensive skills. The quick changes from attack to defense also makes this an excellent

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Fluid System of Play

Most teams and coaches play with a set formation.  What I meant by that is, if a team plays with a 4-3-3, they usually stick to that formation whether they are attacking or defending.  Sometimes they

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