3v3 Wave Conditioning Practice

By Alex Trukan This modification of 3v3 game involves transition scenario. That places conditioning demand on both attacking and defending players. Regardless the decision made by central striker upon receiving the ball, supporting players have to make forward runs on … Continue reading

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4v2 Possession Game in Two Squares

By Alex Trukan This exercise is a modification of a classical 4v2 possession game. Two squares instead of one are used, what places additional conditioning demand on players. Shuttle runs between squares require the power to accelerate which for example … Continue reading

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Four-Stadiums Dribbling Game Intervals

By Alex Trukan The practice is focused on dribbling and running with the ball skills, connected with physical content of the ‘power to recover’ ability. This game is especially attractive for players in the younger age groups, however, it can … Continue reading

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Race with Speed and Shooting

By Alex Trukan This exercise connects ball control, dribbling and shooting skills with conditioning content. The opposition included in the practice demands speed and power from the attacking players. Therefore, speed and speed endurance qualities can be developed. The exercise … Continue reading

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1v2 Transition Conditioning Practice

By Alex Trukan Transition from attack to defense is regarded as an essential component of every practice by many professional coaches. This exercise includes this phase both in the attack-defense and defense-attack versions. Moreover, physical demand placed on players develops … Continue reading

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5v5+2 Possession Game With Four End Zones

By Alex Trukan The possession game 5v5+2 with four end zones has multiple outcomes important for player development. From the technical and tactical perspective, it can be used to develop passing, support, creating space and transition concepts. Looking from the … Continue reading

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