Put simply, the term “double pivot” in soccer refers to a pair of holding midfielders in the team’s formation.
It is most commonly seen in a 4-2-3-1 but is also usable in other less-popular formations.
When used with the right players, the double-pivot usually gives the midfield a very strong base.Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
Aside from improved in-game performance, learning good teamwork will help your players when they grow up.
Whatever career path they follow, they’ll shine anywhere as long as they know how to work as a member of a team.
Teaching your athletes to be great team players means you’re teaching them to be cooperative and contributing members of society.
So, here are 12 traits you should instill in each of your players so that they become great teammates (and great people overall).Continue reading
When you think of Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola, and even Sean Dyche at Burnley, you can immediately envision the type of soccer that their teams play. This is because they each have a distinct philosophy and belief in how the game should be played. While Klopp favours gegenpressing and overwhelming his opponents, Guardiola’s teams typically control possession […]Continue reading
While many people start off coaching a team with relatively little experience other than having played soccer themselves, there does come a time when you need to start thinking about how to get your soccer coaching license. This is because as you work your way up the ladder, greater pressures and responsibilities are placed on the […]Continue reading