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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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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The Order Game – An Effective Way to Start Any Session

By Daniel Severn This week’s exercise can be used as a multi-purpose exercise. It is a very fun game that will get your players pushing themselves to the limit. It is also a very effective way to start a session … 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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Winning the Ball Back Quickly and Working on Conditioning

By Jebreel Bubtana, BRASA, Brazilian Soccer Academy If you like to have your team play a high pressure game and win the ball back quickly when they lose it, then this is a great way to develop this. Playing a … Continue reading

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