Drills

The following drills have been developed by UEFA pro coaches. Coaches who have studied the latest training methodologies in football at the highest level competitions (La Liga, Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A…).

Since the launch in August 2020, every week new content (drills or articles or concepts).

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Give and Go, Coverages, 1v1 on distance

A partial structure which will require a lot of defensive and offensive tactical concepts, such as support, one-two’s, coverages, defensive exchange, press, body shape, defensive orientation, defensive and offensive timing etc.

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Transitions: Narrow down the spaces

The following situations are basic tactical and repeated situations in the game: The team that loses the ball has to close spaces, the team winning the ball back has to start winning width, opening up the field. You can practice this drill continuously.

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Multi-Defensive Concept + 1v1 & Duels

The balance movements before losing the ball are key in order to achieve a good defensive transition. To choose the moment for a challenge when attacking is also a key decision in order to provoke a dangerous situation for the rival.

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Four squares possession

To achieve an appropriate players’ distribution in the free spaces, to switch the game successfully, to choose either checking to the ball or checking away… this drill will make you players think and take decisions.

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Offensive and Defensive Transition 3 Teams

To practice both the momentum when losing the ball and when winning it back is key. It makes us be better on the offensive and defensive transition. We will use this drill as a tactical situation to activate the defenders’ press after losing the ball and for the team that has just win the ball back to play quick and easy.

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Speed of Play and switching the play

How many times do we listen the coach tell this player to do not repeat a pass when he has already done it? Is this useful to say it once the player has already committed the mistake? Would not be better to implement a drill with an easy rule which creates a offensive habit and improves the player decision-making?

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Small Sided Game 2v2 high pressure

Small sided tactical game in which we will reward the correct high press. The player will learn how to fix the distances in front of the player with the ball, will learn how to delay the game defensively, coverages, defensive exchanges and when the right moment to do a tackle is or to make the team in possession lose the ball.

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Transition with 3 goals

The defensive transition begins with the previous movements before we lose the ball. In this tactical transition drill, we will practice it together with the pressing after losing possession. The team that attacks practices the ball retention as the main tactical offensive objetive.

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