Category: Become Better Players

UEFA B Coaching – Defending Against a Counter Attack

I recently received a question on a UEFA B coaching topic, one which is very relevant to the way football has evolved tactically. The question was how do you Coach a team to defend a counter attack.

Imagine game situations where a team will have to defend a counter attack in a game. It is when a team are attacking, they have lost the ball and have committed players forward and the other team gain possession and look to attack quickly and directly. The team now have a problem as they are going to be outnumbered by the attacking team...

Planning – FA Level 2 Coaching Session – Part 3

Planning – FA Level 2 Coaching Session – Part 3

In this soccer coaching article, I will show you how to plan and carry out a second progression FA Level 2 football training session on the topic of improving the technique of creating space. Specifically, this post covers "Create Space as Individuals - Progression 2". This is the third article in a series of six designed to help you pass the FA Level 2 course. To get all the information, why not follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and watch some of our great videos on YouTube.

Soccer Drills – Dribbling Through Traffic

Soccer Drills – Dribbling Through Traffic

These soccer drills were designed for FA level 1 and 2 and UEFA B coaches using the ‘Coaches Chalkboard’ on Grass Roots Coaching, the easy to use soccer and football coaching software. It allows you to design and share 3D football animations that you can create yourself in minutes thanks to its easy to use features. Help your players and other coaches grow in their abilities by creating new tactics and soccer drills that can be easily viewed and taken in.

Soccer Drills – Creating Space to Encourage Goals

Soccer Drills – Creating Space to Encourage Goals

These kinds of soccer drills are called overload possession, where one team has more players than the other, to encourage the team with more players to create space whilst keeping possession and then create a goal scoring opportunity. If the team with fewer players win the ball, they can score straight away in either goal. These are for use by FA Level 1, 2, and UEFA B coaches.

Soccer Drills – Creating Space in Triangles

Soccer Drills – Creating Space in Triangles

This is a football training session to help players to pass, move, create space and switch play in triangles for use by FA Level 1, 2, and UEFA B level coaches.

Soccer Drills – Creating Space with the Ball

Soccer Drills – Creating Space with the Ball

This is a fast moving, intense set of soccer drills to develop player’s skills and abilities to improve creating space for them selves during a game.