Four Boxes Ball Manipulation and Speed

By Alex Trukan This exercise involves the combination of ball manipulation (ball mastery) and speed. The ability to manipulate the ball effectively is the core, which lays the foundation for all other skills. Taking into consideration the modern football, speed … Continue reading

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Counter Attacking with Speed Endurance

By Alex Trukan This exercise combines tactical theme of counter attacking from the middle areas with conditioning emphasis on speed endurance. Physical side of transition from defence to attack is based on quick reaction and forward runs both with and … Continue reading

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Finishing Drill to Improve Reaction Speed

By Alex Trukan This exercise involving finishing in the penalty box focuses on developing reaction and starting speed. Therefore, players improve physical component in the engaging and fun practice what stimulates their interest and motivation. The content of this practice … Continue reading

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Crossing and Finishing to Improve Speed

By Alex Trukan The crossing and finishing pattern exercise helps in developing starting speed. This physical component is particularly required in the final third of the pitch in wide areas as well as in and around the penalty box. Starting … Continue reading

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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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