Speed and Agility Circuit with the Ball

By Jebreel Bubtana Improving your player’s speed and agility will help them get to the ball just ahead of their opponent, so working on this is something that every coach should be doing. Set up the field as shown below … Continue reading

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Explosive Agility into 2v1

By Daniel Severn This week’s exercise focuses on explosive agility before attacking in a 2v1 situation. Explosive agility, speed and power are key aspects of the top soccer players games. This exercise will help you to develop explosiveness in a … Continue reading

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Reaction time, Agility and 1v1s

By Jebreel Bubtana This is a great exercise to work on your players reactions, endurance, agility and quickness, which are very important components for soccer players in order to get to a loose ball first. Set up and directions: Set … Continue reading

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Checking and First Touch Exercise

Jebreel Bubtana This technical warm up works on movement to create space away from a defender (checking) and first touch at various heights. Set up the field as shown below in figure 1. The player without the ball will sprint … Continue reading

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Combination with Through Ball

By Daniel Severn This week’s exercise is a two player combination play which includes give & go’s, agility, a through ball (in which the weight and timing of the pass are key) and also crossing and finishing. It is a … Continue reading

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Technical Conditioning

By Daniel Severn This week’s exercise can be used as a technical warm-up or as the main technical focus of the session. There are endless variables with this exercise; I will share some of my favorite ones at the end. … Continue reading

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