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4 New Soccer DVDs featuring Alan Kirkup!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Monday, June 4, 2012

We have recently released 4  Soccer DVDs featuring Alan Kirkup.  He is an Assistant Coach at the University of Florida and a former Manchester United!  Learn world class instruction with these Soccer DVDs:

Attacking and Defending Out of the 4-2-3-1

  • Learn to overload opposing defenses by attacking with your defensive backs
  • Cut the field in half defensively to cover less space
  • Create numerical advantages in areas of the pitch where your opponent is most vulnerable
  • Adjust the 4-2-3-1 to work effectively against different systems

Attacking Exercises to Improve Soccer Technique

  • Train your players to make effective key runs when attacking–near post, far post, and trailing
  • Set up wing drills that provide players with combination ideas that will translate directly in to game matches
  • Challenge players decision-making in the box with rapid service drills
  • Use possession based drills to improve your players’ technical ability as they move through a variety of low pressure 2 v 1 drills to high pressure 3 v 2 drills

Running a Dynamic Soccer Practice

  • Train players dynamically to create a more realistic and game-like training environment
  • Incorporate variations to standard warm-up activities to improve first touch
  • Foster and encourage a creative mindset in players through passing combinations and possession game
  • All drills are presented in a live practice setting!

Maximize the Efficiency of Your Training Sessions

  • Maximize your athletes’ touches on the ball during warm-ups and training
  • Build dynamic stretching exercises between drills to save time and enhance performance
  • Learn exercises to improve the technical aspects of the players game including first touch control, volleying, chest control and heading prowess
  • Integrate physical training exercises into competitive, small-sided games
  • Employ the right type of games and exercises to create a naturally competitive environment

Purchase the Alan Kirkup 4-Pack and save $20!

New Soccer DVDs featuring Richard Smith and Mike Vincent!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Check out our latest Soccer DVDs which feature Richard Smith and Mike Vincent.  Both, hold a USSF “A” and USSF National Youth License.  See what unique plays you can teach your team with the instruction in these new Soccer DVDs.

Drills and Small-Sided Games for Shooting and Finishing

  • Learn a variety of creative drills and exercises to train shooting and crossing
  • Improve technique when shooting for power from distance, for accuracy from inside the 18 yard box and when on breakaways
  • Train players functionally to cross and finish through two and three player combinations

Game Winning Set Pieces

  • Create multiple options on free kicks to confuse your opponents and maximize your scoring opportunities
  • Train attackers to take defenders away from the goal in order to create attacking space
  • Defend corner kicks using both a man marking system and a zonal system
  • Learn to clear space behind the wall on free kicks to create opportunities
  • Use the throw-in to maximize scoring chances

If you purchase these two DVDs together, you will save $10!

Richard Smith 2-Pack

New Soccer DVDs featuring Betty Ann Kempf-Townsley!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, March 2, 2012

We have just released two Soccer DVDs featuring Betty Ann Kempf-Townsley.  She is the West Chester University Women’s Soccer Head Coach and all time winningest in school history.  The names of the new Soccer DVDs are:

Championship Progression for Individual and Team Attacking

  • Train your players to take on defenders using sound techniques and tactics
  • Encourage players to use combination play and creativity to pull defenders out of position
  • Teach players to play the ball quickly in order to attack space and make effective scoring runs
  • Show players how to most effectively take advantage of crossing and scoring situations
  • Use small-sided games so that players learn how to attack in a natural soccer environment
  • Championship Progression for Individual and Team Defending

  • Bring together individual and team defending concepts required to force your opponent to play backwards or to win the ball and attack
  • Conduct a step-by-step training progression to instruct defenders on individual and team defending concepts
  • Train defenders to close in on attackers and to use their body to isolate attackers
  • Train players to understand the concepts of pressure, cover, and balance

    Buy these two DVDs together and save $5!

    Championship Progressions for Teaching Attacking and Defending in Soccer


    New Soccer DVDs featuring John Murphy!

    By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, February 24, 2012

    Here are two new Soccer DVDs featuring Clemson University Men’s Assistant Coach, John Murphy.  He is the first foreign born coach to earn a UEFA “A” Goalkeeper Coaching Badge from the English Football Association.  The titles of the Soccer DVDs are:

    Defending Central Attacks: Goalkeeper Training

  • Blend your goalie’s individual techniques and responsibilities into your team concept
  • Discover drills to improve footwork and to get your keepers a lot of touches in a short amount of time
  • Set up a variety of shot stopping situations using coach-controlled and athlete-controlled exercises
  • See how to incorporate your keeper into attacking principles
  • Know when to catch and when to redirect shots
  • Defending Central Attacks: Integrating Goalkeepers and Field Players

  • Learn how to integrate goalkeepers into the full team practice session
  • Discover simple ways for your goalkeeper to develop leadership skills on the field
  • Develop an attacking mindset with Murphy’s small sided game that forces players to look for chances to score
  • Your chance to see how the University of Clemson organizes a training session
  • Learn a simple warm up drill that helps a goalkeeper to develop their foot skills
  • Purchase these two DVDs together and save $5!

    The Goalkeeper’s Keys to Defending Central Attacks 2-Pack

    New Soccer DVDs Featuring Brandon Koons!

    By nate.landas - Last updated: Friday, November 18, 2011

    New to our online selection are three Soccer DVDs featuring Brandon Koons.  He coaches his team to the 2010 NCAA D-III Final Four and has been OAC Coach of the Year five times.  The titles of the Soccer DVDs are:

    Creating an Attacking Mindset 

    • Train players to penetrate through and over defensive lines
    • Encourage players to take on defenders in 1v1 situations
    • Help players identify situations that can exploit the opposing defense
    • Give players confidence to attack and finish

    Attacking and Defending Set Pieces 

    • Teach your players to aggressively attack an opponent’s goal kick
    • Learn to anticipate where the opponent is going to try and play a ball
    • See a simple way to attack and defend on throw in’s
    • Learn different ways to attack on corner kicks
    • Get different tactics to use when taking free kicks

    Defending Tactics and Exercises 

    • Understand basic principles of defending in easy to understand terms
    • Train players on the roles of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd defenders
    • Understand importance of communication and your team’s “line of confrontation”
    • Train players on the importance of compactness and shifting

    Purchase the three DVDs together and save $10!

    Brandon Koons’ Attacking and Defending 3-Pack


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