11 Sep 2019
Juergen Klopp’s Gegenpressing made simple – Phase 2
In phase 2 of Gegenpressing made simple, we progress to a small sided game. Phase one was a structured game, in which the coach controlled and created Gegenpressing situations within the game - if you missed it go to - https://www.grassrootscoaching.com/gegenpressing-made-simple-grassroots-football-coaches-phase-2/
07 Sep 2019
Juergen Klopp’s Gegenpressing made simple Phase 1
To get your players to become good at Gegenpressing, they have to be given opportunities in training to understand what the triggers to Gegenpress are and why, what and how they should react.
12 Aug 2019
Improve your teams defending
Improve your teams defending. Also well worth a watch -
09 Jul 2019
Gegenpressing made simple for Grassroots football coaches- Introduction
Gegenpressing is a German phrase, that became familiar with Jurgen Klopp and his Borussia Dortmund team. To start this series on Geggenpressing, we examine the basics. Look out for phase 2 in the next couple of days in which we show how a coach can structure game related Geggenpressing scenarios that will really help their players to understand, how, when and where to Geggenpress.
13 Dec 2016
Improve defensive organisation
03 Aug 2016
Coach your players to defend as a team
8 simple steps on how Grassroots football coaches can help their players to effectively defend as a team
21 Mar 2016
6 triggers for coaching switching play effectively
Switching play is a very effective way of dragging and pulling an organised defence around the pitch and creating holes and space that your team can exploit to create goalscoring opportunities.
23 Feb 2016
Thierry Henry’s tactical analysis of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona
Fascinating tactical analysis of how Pep Guardiola set up, coached and organised Barcelona with their fantastic, rotating attacking movement and how he had a structured plan for the team in the first two thirds of the pitch but gave the players real flexibility and trust to attack with freedom in the attacking third.