30 Sep 2019
6 effective counter attacking tactics for Grassroots football coaches
Counter attacking is a very effective attacking tactic. Once the ball is won, the counter attack has to be quick, to advance down the pitch and attack the opposition, whilst the opposition team still have players forward and are caught out of position and briefly the wrong side of the ball and out of the play.
18 Sep 2019
Juergen Klopp’s Gegenpressing made simple – Phase 3
In phase 3 of Gegenpressing made simple for Grassrootscoaches, we look at how Gegenpressing is actually used by teams at the highest level and how you might use this tactic in 9 v 9 and 11 v 11 games.
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 -
02 Aug 2019
Attacking small sided game – Diagonal goals / parallel pitch
A very different and intense small sided game, with lots of attacking, defending and reacting as a team to winning and losing the ball. There are two pitches in this game, next to each other with diagonal goals on the pitch. The teams have to defend on one pitch and attack on the other. Watch the video to understand the structure and progression of the session
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.
18 Jun 2019
UEFA Technical game – Create attacking overloads
UEFA Technical game - create attacking overloads. This session is from the series of functional games, designed to isolate and improve units within the team. In this functional game we focus on developing and improving attacking central play.