Attacking in the Middle Third and Anaerobic Capacity

By Alex Trukan This game-related practice combines tactical and physical development focus. From the tactical perspective, its aim is to improve attacking from the middle third by exploiting the space in behind of the defence using dribbling, through passes and … Continue reading

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Shooting Circuit and Starting Speed

By Alex Trukan The shooting circuit exercise incorporates fitness content of starting speed. This quality is needed in 1v1 duels, runs for the ball or exploiting shooting opportunities in and around the penalty area. Due to competitiveness of this practice, … Continue reading

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Reaction Speed and Finishing

By Alex Trukan The reaction speed and finishing exercise is designed to improve the time needed to accelerate, change direction and win a 1v1 duel. In addition to that, there is an engaging element of finishing and competitiveness, what makes … 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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Shooting In Transition Practice

By Alex Trukan This exercise is based on transition phase from attack to defense. Ability to prevent counter-attack recently became more important with the teams scoring more goals from the counter-attacks and quick attacks. In this practice, that is connected … Continue reading

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Speed in Shooting Practice

By Alex Trukan This practice is focused on improving speed. This component can be divided into: maximal speed, acceleration speed, change of direction speed and deceleration speed. Some of these are required more than others. In soccer, sprints up to … Continue reading

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