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Third man. Advantages and how to practice it.

Third man. Advantages and how to practice it.

If our aim is to practice in a real way the third man we have to forget about combinative plays and technical figures. We should use opposition and we should create the right scenario so the players can develop the capacity of identifying themselves as a second and...

Coaching by Concepts

Coaching by Concepts

If we want to build a team (or a club) in the medium / long term (even though in the short term we may notice it as well) our first goal is to improve the players. It may seem very obvious and that is something all teams pursue and do, however it’s not that easy! […]

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Coach as it was a real game!

Coach as it was a real game!

The main idea is to create situations and moments that perfectly match – or that are as close as possible to – a real game. What is the objective? The objective is to push players to improve their decision-making process and there is no better way for them than constantly making decisions about plays. Indeed, […]

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Looking before receiving the ball

Looking before receiving the ball

Looking before receiving the ball is a key aspect for any player. This action is related to the “perception phase”. When a player receives the ball during a game, it becomes extremely important his/her capacity of analyzing the opponent’s position as well as the position of his/her teammates. Intimately linked to this concept is also […]

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Why two touches?

Why two touches?

Since the irruption of the famous Tiki-Taka implemented by the Barça of Guardiola or by he Spanish national team, this style became a real trend and many teams started to base their practice routine on one/ two touches and several passes. The abuse of those drills -...

Ten minutes law for basic soccer, in the training of the football player

Ten minutes law for basic soccer, in the training of the football player

Ten minutes law for basic soccer, in the training of the soccer player. Are 10 minutes important in a workout? Often, some people are surprised that many good soccer players of all ages come from neighborhood clubs. When you look closely to what those clubs or academies do to achieve that, you realize that they never waste those “10 minutes”. On […]

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