All posts by tommura@worldclasscoaching.com

5 v 5 + 5 Small-Sided Game

This week’s Animated Drills Video is a look at a small-sided game that I observed the SPORTING KC first team perform during a recent Affiliate Observation day. The 5 v 5 + 5 game provided the players

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Technical Warm-Up in a Narrow Area

This week’s Animated Drills Video looks at an warm-up activity that incorporates running with the ball, fast foot work, passing, receiving and combination play. It’s a great activity to use

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Training Turning (and much more)

This week’s Animated Drills Video looks an activity that incorporates turning, running with the ball, changing direction and passing. While it can be used to teach any or all of these technical skills

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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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