All posts by tommura@worldclasscoaching.com

Short Corners for Young Teams

This week’s Animated Drills Video looks at short corners for younger teams. Since our teams below U12 can’t head the ball there’s really no point in lining up and crossing a ball into

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Adjusting to Pressure

This week’s Animated Drills Video shows how you can adjust the formations you use when building from the back in order to deal with the type of pressure the opponent is putting you under. The diagram

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Adding Complexity and Movement to Rondos

This week’s Animated Drills Video shows how you can adjust the rules and restrictions of a rondo to make them more challenging and dynamic. The diagram is being created with the Academy Soccer Coach

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Don’t Just Follow Your Pass

This week’s Animated Drills Video shows how I’ve changed the movement patterns I use in technical training activities. I first described this on the CoachingSoccerWeekly.com podcast in episode

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Diamond Combination Play to Shoot

This week’s Animated Drills Video shows a diamond shooting activity that I first described on the CoachingSoccerWeekly.com podcast in episode 166. There are many different combinations that you could

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4 v 2 in Teams

The goal of this week’s Animated Drills Video shows a game that many coaches use so it’s probably not new to you but in this video I discuss a way to supercharge the intensity and competitiveness

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Pattern Play to Develop Attacking Ideas

The goal of this week’s Animated Drills Video is to give players ideas for how they can combine to breakdown an organized defense. The diagram is being created with the Academy Soccer Coach software. See

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Team Technical Passing Challenge

This week’s Animated Drills Video shows a passing activity that involves decision making and movement. You can make it competitive by counting the number of passes completed in a minute or you can

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Rondo with Goals

This week’s Animated Drills Video shows a series of ways that you can add a transitional moment for the defenders in your rondo activities in training. Just winning the ball and swapping defenders

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Manchester United – Shooting Activity

This week’s Animated Drills Video was shared with us by David Williams when he was working in the Manchester United Academy. It approaches shooting from a different position than you see from most

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