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How to Coach Soccer 101: 7 Rules for First-Time Coaches

Coaching is one of the best ways to impart your knowledge and enthusiasm for the game to the next generation.

When your legs can no longer do the necessary work on the field, barking instructions from the touchline is the next best thing.

While coaching might seem straightforward from the comfort of your sofa, learning how to coach soccer is no easy feat.

Even managing a low-standard recreational team takes commitment, organization, and hard work.

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What is Gegenpressing? (The Full Explanation)

Gegenpressing is basically the German version of the term “counter-pressing”.

For people who know what the term means in soccer, it’s fairly obvious how the name ties in.

The counter-pressing style of play has a long history of use in modern soccer, but we can trace its roots back to the earlier years of the game.

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What is “Total Football”? (Origin and Tactics Explanation)

Total Football is a tactical theory of football where every outfield player is not restricted to a fixed role or position, and involvement in ALL phases of play is most crucial instead.

That’s a very simplistic explanation… but we’ll get into more detail soon.

The key point to note at this stage is that the Total Football system allows for extreme levels of tactical and positional fluidity, like no other system out there.

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11 Keys to Becoming a World-Class Soccer Coach

As coaching a soccer team involves such a wide array of different skills and talents, only the very best make it right to the top of the game where they are highly rewarded for their unique skillset. Not only do soccer coaches have to create and run consistently excellent training sessions and prepare their team tactically […]

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