1v1 Recovery Runs

By Daniel Severn This week’s exercise can be used as a technical warm-up or as the main technical focus of the session. Ideally you will use 4-6 players for this exercise but could add more to a group if necessary. … 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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Fitness and Technical Circuit Training in Pairs

By Jebreel Bubtana This is a great way to work on your player’s fitness and technical ability on the ball, with passing, first touch and dribbling included in the circuit. Get your team to partner up and set up the field … Continue reading

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Technical Station – Including Through Pass and Shooting

By Daniel Severn This week’s exercise is again a two player exercise. It helps to develop agility, first touch, the timing of runs and through passes, dribbling techniques, passing and shooting. It is a great all-round exercise with a high … 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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Conditioning With a Technical and Tactical Element

Here is a fun game for young soccer players that involves a lot of running and also technical and tactical aspects.  While it’s great for young players it’s interesting to do with older players as well.  They will work just … Continue reading

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