A starts an initial dribbling. Player B opens with a short sprint the vertical passing-lane (timing: first the dribbling, then the sprint to open the passing lane!). With the played pass to C, B approaches C and passes to the parallel set up group (D). Here, the same combination is performed. Position Changes respectively one station further.
Consider change of pace: Quickly open the passing-lane – slow down the pace – quickly sprint towards the ball (but: Do not run too far towards the ball carrier).
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Author: Steven Turek (with help and prologue by Ralf Peter) Edited by Peter Schreiner Translated by: Tjorben Becker Editor: Institute of Youth soccer, Essen, Germany (www.soccer-coaches.com)
the soccer-game today is as seen from a defensive point of view, shaped by the ball-orientated defending. The defensive chain of four players is not even in the lower leagues a sensation anymore. Spaces to play shrink and thus, the attacking play is made more difficult. Therefore, it is important to create strategies against tight defensive formations. But even sophisticated attacking strategies only function if certain fundamental principles are well developed. Eminently important for this purpose is it to cleverly open and use spaces and passing-lanes. This includes individual technical skills and abilities as well as a developed and aligned group-tactical behavior.
The idea behind this eBook: Based on definite match-situations, solutions will be presented which can be trained in small groups as well as in a complex exercise.
I came to know Steven Turek as a young talented coach. It was my pleasure to help him converting the idea and accompanying him with the creation of this eBook. It contains and provides knowledge of tactical analyses and attractive exercises usable for coaches of all levels.
We hope that the eBook contributes to the improvement of your team’s performance.