High Tempo 4v1 Conditioning Game

By Daniel Severn Today we have a simple variation of a popular and efficient exercise. By putting in this one twist, we add in movement, timing, speed of play and lots of conditioning. Again, there are many variations and ways … Continue reading

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Dribbling Challenge With Endurance

By Jebreel Bubtana This dribbling challenge is a great way to have your players work on different dribbling techniques, whilst working on their endurance. The objective is to complete the challenge with 5 soccer balls as quickly as possible. Set … Continue reading

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Possession in a Compact Space with a Surrounding Circuit

By Daniel Severn This weeks’ focus is on keeping possession of the ball when working with limited space. To make this even more challenging, I have added a conditioning circuit around the outside of the ‘possession area’. This practice will … Continue reading

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Defending the Counter Attack – Continuous

By Daniel Severn This exercise will help your players to develop an understanding of key defensive positioning, delaying an opponent and help to develop their decision making. It can be broken down into a more tactical practice, but I like … Continue reading

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Developing Great Foot-work with the use of Foot-Speed and Coordination Exercises – Part 2

By Justin Cresser Author of Total Soccer Conditioning: A Ball Orientated Approach In last week’s article we spoke about the importance of developing foot speed and coordination in our players. We highlighted the need for these qualities by wing backs for … Continue reading

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Small Group Defending to Improve Anaerobic Capacity

By Justin Cresser Today’s activity focuses on a number parameters, including individual and small group defending; 1 v 1 attacking; speed of reaction; and anaerobic endurance. It is an exercise I like to use during the competitive or in-season as … Continue reading

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