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Anson Dorrance Championship Soccer Series

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  • Currently 5.00/5 Stars.
5.00/5 Stars (2 Reviews)
  • Learn how to create a competitive practice environment that will improve players' skills and abilities
  • Learn how two systems of play can prepare your team for every game situation
  • Learn how to enhance team chemistry through various tactics inside and outside of practice
  • Learn how to develop a top-performing team while assessing players' capabilities
  • Learn how an aggressive attacking approach to goalkeeping can help your team
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Anson Dorrance: Train Like a Champion

with Anson Dorrance,
University of North Carolina Head Women's Soccer Coach;
22 National Collegiate Championships, 20 ACC Tournament Championships; 7x National Soccer Coach of the Year; most wins in college soccer history, distinguished member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame (2008); U.S. Women's National Team Head Coach (1986-94); head coach of the 1991 World Cup Team that won the gold medal.

Legendary soccer coach Anson Dorrance shares aspects of the game that he believes make a team successful. Watch eye-opening possession drills that will improve your team's ball control. Learn how to enhance the effectiveness of team play through competitive practice games that will get athletes to push each other to improve.

Small-Sided Games
Watch a series of small sided-games that can help improve teamwork on possession and first touch. These are the same concepts used by top-level players throughout the world and are key to playing championship soccer. Your players will get better at combination play and one-touch passing when they practice these drills daily.

System Play
See how to help your players work together as a team while playing in a specific system, and help keep your team's shape. Understanding system language and openly communicating are key aspects of this segment. Learn how one-word commands like "shift," "side-on," "drop" and "step," which are essentials to Coach Dorrance's vocabulary, can help your players organize the team's fundamental defensive shape out of a back three or a back four.

Competitive Exercises
The DVD concludes with a series of competitive exercises for players. Coach Dorrance uses these drills as a way for players to compete for playing time and starting positions. These exercises have the added benefit of improving each player's aerobic capacity and stamina.

Get your players on the same page with possession-based drills that can frustrate the opponent's defense.

79 minutes. 2014.

Advantages of the 1-3-4-3 and the 1-4-2-3-1 Systems

with Anson Dorrance,
University of North Carolina Head Women's Soccer Coach;
22 National Collegiate Championships, 20 ACC Tournament Championships; 7x National Soccer Coach of the Year; most wins in college soccer history, distinguished member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame (2008); U.S. Women's National Team Head Coach (1986-94); head coach of the 1991 World Cup Team that won the gold medal.

For the first time ever, Hall of Fame Soccer Coach Anson Dorrance allows cameras inside his program as he breaks down every component of the two systems most often used at UNC: the 1-4-2-3-1 and the 1-3-4-3. Using a combination of magnet board instruction, game footage and practice footage, Coach Dorrance gives a detailed explanation of both systems, so you can decide which one works best for your team.

1-3-4-3 vs. 1-4-2-3-1
Coach Dorrance gives an in-depth explanation of the roles and responsibilities of each player within both systems. Learn how to create width and depth within these systems, and understand the strengths and weaknesses of each one. See what happens when these two systems face off against each other, learning the pros and cons of both. Understand the essentials to running each system, and how each formation should look and operate on the field.

Classroom Breakdown
Coach Dorrance lets you into his locker room setting where he teaches his team the ins and outs of the two systems. Watch as Coach Dorrance discusses each formation with his team, helping them understand how players work together and individually. He breaks down the offensive and defensive aspects of the systems. The discussion in this segment is accompanied by game footage that highlights the topics being presented.

On-Field Demonstration
Get a firsthand look at how these formations appear in action on the field. Coach Dorrance breaks down each system for his players and then trains them how to play within each one. You'll see pattern play that will allow players to gain a feel for each formation followed by various types of scrimmaging that give players the chance to compete.

Discover the most important factors for using these formations to achieve a higher level of success. Use these proven training methods to implement a system that will help you win more games in the upcoming season.

89 minutes. 2014.

Anson Dorrance: Guide to a Winning Culture

with Anson Dorrance,
University of North Carolina Head Women's Soccer Coach;
22 National Collegiate Championships, 20 ACC Tournament Championships; 7x National Soccer Coach of the Year; most wins in college soccer history, distinguished member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame (2008); U.S. Women's National Team Head Coach (1986-94); head coach of the 1991 World Cup Team that won the gold medal.

Become a better teacher of the game with 90-plus minutes of insight from 22-time NCAA Champion Anson Dorrance. Listen in as Coach Dorrance shares the ins and outs of creating and maintaining a championship culture!

Being a successful coach comes from being a good student of the game. Dorrance shares what he has learned from other great teams and coaches, and what he has done to incorporate proven principles of play that can lead to game-day success, season after season.

Elements of a Championship Team
Coach Dorrance emphasizes the key characteristics of his players and coaching staff. You will gain an understanding of the competitive culture at North Carolina and the importance of it for enhancing the athleticism of his players. Learn about the "Competitive Cauldron," which Coach Dorrance adds to his daily practices to boost player skill and motivation, and to help players understand their strengths and weaknesses.

Discover how connecting with players and developing character and a positive attitude can create a championship culture. Team chemistry is another key trait for improving your program that Dorrance discusses in this DVD.

Coach Dorrance also shares the essential characteristics he looks for in a player's soccer and athletic ability. These same characteristics can be applied to any team and help coaches choose players that will be a good fit for their program.

Practice Planning, Systems, and the Season
The University of North Carolina women's coaching staff collects data daily, which underscores the importance of tracking players and using that information to determine roles and positions.

Coach Dorrance explains the benefits of the two systems he uses, the 3-4-3 and 4-2-3-1, and also discusses how these systems complement each other. He also presents the flat-back defensive system.

Take advantage of the experience and insight Coach Dorrance provides on what makes his teams so successful. His instruction will give you a great understanding of what you, your players, and coaching staff can do to create a championship culture!

91 minutes. 2014.

Technical & Fitness Testing for Soccer Players

with Anson Dorrance,
University of North Carolina Head Women's Soccer Coach;
22 National Collegiate Championships, 20 ACC Tournament Championships; 7x National Soccer Coach of the Year; most wins in college soccer history, distinguished member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame (2008); U.S. Women's National Team Head Coach (1986-94); head coach of the 1991 World Cup Team that won the gold medal.

In the right setting, coaches can develop a culture that will force players to push each other within a naturally competitive atmosphere. Here's your chance to see how it's done by Hall of Fame Coach Anson Dorrance, who lets you into the Tar Heels' pre-season training camp and shows you how his coaching staff evaluates top-performing team each and every year.

Coach Dorrance begins by explaining the purpose and rationale for evaluating players' skills and abilities. Once all of the tests and exercises are demonstrated, he uses the closing segment to summarize the overall value of employing an evaluation system, which include:

  • Guiding players to stay at a high physical and technical level during the off-season
  • Establishing a set group of tests for physical abilities and technical skills
  • Instilling core values and expectations meant to maximize team performance

Learn how to using a scoring and ranking system to assess your players. Discover a way to share performance data with players that can help them improve their game and enhance the strength of the team overall.

Warm-Ups
You'll get a variety of warm-up exercises that will prepare your players to perform at their highest level when going through the testing and evaluation exercises. These warm-up drills are also great additions to your normal warm-up routines before every practice and game.

Fitness Evaluations
Get a firsthand look at how a top-notch college soccer program runs their fitness testing. In the weight room segment, you'll see the team go through vertical jump and speed testing with short distance sprint timing. In ad outside segment, you'll see an endurance testing exercise that can be fine-tuned to each player's abilities.

Technical Evaluations
The technical portion of this DVD looks at shooting activity and improving the shot speed of players. The power of each player's foot helps Coach Dorrance know which of his players has the ability to take long-range shots outside of the 18-yard box. This information helps players work on their shooting techniques and also helps coaches identify long-distance shooters.

Another part to the technical evaluations are cross-field aerial passes that are based on the distance and accuracy of the kicker, as well as the receiver's ability to settle the ball with their first touch. This will help players improve their techniques and help coaches know what aspects players need to work on in the future.

Understand your player' strengths with these testing and evaluation drills from world-class soccer coach Anson Dorrance! Athletes and coaches alike will be able to learn the areas they need to address at practice.

55 minutes. 2014.

Attacking Goalkeeping: Drills, Techniques and Tactics

with Chris Ducar,
University of North Carolina Women's Soccer Goalkeeper Coach,
part of the UNC coaching staff for 10 NCAA Championship titles, national clinician for the U.S. Youth Soccer Association, member of the Olympic Development Program Staff

Chris Ducar invites you into training sessions with the goalkeepers of the North Carolina women's soccer program. Watch and learn from coach whose program is one of the country's best, year in and year out!

Effective Drills and Technical Skills
The instruction begins with warm-up activities that encourage proper position and focus. Coach Ducar then explains the concept of attacking goal keeping and also provides various drills that emphasize ball control, positioning, diving, defending breakaways, back passes, crosses, decision making and save techniques. Coach Ducar's instruction is accompanied by demonstrations from UNC goalkeepers. Give your keepers the tools necessary to stop breakaway shots as well as long-range shots that can be a rebound goal if not properly handled.

Ducar believes that keepers should work on making saves without gloves. These exercises provided in this DVD will teach your goalies how to get a better feel for the ball and how to improve their hand placement for solid, consistent saves.

Many of the drills in this DVD are done in progression, which allows keepers to build their skills one step at a time. Some of the drills are presented with multiple camera angles, giving a complete picture of the techniques used.

Practice Games
Add more fun and energy to your practices with competitive exercises that promote hard work and build confidence in making saves. These games help keepers achieve the best angle possible to close down on space and prevent the attacker from scoring. Help your athletes become better at reacting to ground passes, crosses and shots in the game segments. Your keepers will learn how to react to plays they might face in game situations.

Game Film
Coach Ducar wraps things up with film footage that highlights exercises used in live game situations! You'll gain a better understanding of how these drills are used and why it's important that goalkeepers practice these specific techniques daily.

Give your keepers the confidence they need to make great saves and provide excellent distribution to their teammates. Increase your chances of more clean shots with this exceptional goalkeeper training DVD.

107 minutes. 2014.


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Ratings & Reviews

Anson Dorrance Championship Soccer Series
on March 4, 2014
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
5/5 Stars

by keystonecop

If you coach girls, this is a great addition to your library. Anson is is one of the best at what he does and he shows you why. Really great stuff!!

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Anson Dorrance Championship Soccer Series
on January 6, 2014
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
5/5 Stars

by AngeloState

Coach Dorrance always delivers in his videos. It's interesting to see what he is doing with his program and how the program has evolved. This new series delivers a great blend of action videos with his team as well as 1 on 1 video from his office.

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