3-5-2 Formation – The Ultimate Coaching Guide

Attacking penetration, defensively strong, and control of possession… For the right team with the right players, the 3-5-2 formation can prove to be a deadly formation against any opponent. For the formation to work, the team must have two incredibly fit wingbacks who pace up and down the flanks for the whole duration of the match. These two […]

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6 Soccer Possession Drills to Control the Ball

In order to score, your team must have possession of the soccer ball. That’s why it’s incredibly important to use soccer possession drills during your training sessions to teach your team how to keep possession for as long as possible. There are two main skills these soccer drills work on:Quick decision making.Ball control in tight spaces.If your […]

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11 Soccer Positions Explained (Roles and Responsibilities)

Soccer positions are generally divided between offensive ones and their defensive counterparts. Traditionally, defenders have defended while the attackers attacked. But in the modern game, players should be comfortable in a number of different playing styles and fulfilling a variety of roles. While some soccer positions such as the goalkeeper are solely dedicated to preventing the opposition […]

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4-3-3 Formation – The Ultimate Coaching Guide

Hard work and discipline coupled with the right personnel can make any formation a success regardless of how you choose to line up. Each formation has its own strengths that the team must make the most of while mitigating its weaknesses through tactical awareness and a good understanding of how the opposition may attempt to exploit […]

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4-4-2 Formation – The Ultimate Coaching Guide

In recent years, many teams have transitioned away from using the 4-4-2 formation and have embraced other formations instead. Once the staple formation of most teams, the move away from it has often been to accommodate a talented number 10, attempt a more complex formation, or strengthen the midfield by sacrificing an attacking player for another […]

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