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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

    12 New Books to Help Soccer Coaches!

    By mike.oconnell - Last updated: Friday, February 18, 2011

    12 new soccer books! The following books have been identified as the best soccer books available by our customers and soccer advisors. Check them out today!

    Coaching the Dutch 4 – 3 – 3

    Dutch Drills for Total Team Training

    Players Roles and Responsibilities in the 4 – 4 – 2: Defending

    Players Roles and Responsibilities in the 4 – 4 – 2: Attacking

    Formation Based Soccer Training

    101 Team Building Activities: Ideas Every Coach Can Use To Enhance Teamwork, Communication and Trust

    4-4-2 vs 4-3-3

    Focused for Soccer (second edition)

    Modern Soccer Coaching – Tactical

    Modern Soccer Coaching – Technical

    Coaching the Complete Goalkeeper

    Skills & Strategies for Coaching Soccer (second edition)


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