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Learn to Win in the 4-2-3-1 and Practice 24 Different Fun Activities!

By nate.landas - Last updated: Thursday, August 1, 2013

We just came out with new soccer instruction from Marcus Wood (2010 NCAA D-III Champ)! He and his team previously set an NCAA record with a 145 game conference unbeaten streak. Discover the keys that make the 4-2-3-1 effective and where you can pick a bunch of fun drills for you and your team to work on.

Playing the 4-2-3-1 System

Playing the 4-2-3-1 System

  • Discover how the 4-2-3-1 system can provide defensive stability while still allowing your team to attack aggressively
  • Identify the skills you need to effectively play the 4-2-3-1 system
  • Learn to recognize which players on your team possess the skill and tactical awareness for each position



Defeating the 3-5-2 with the 4-2-3-1

Defeating the 3-5-2 with the 4-2-3-1

  • Discover the best way to break down the zonal defending of the 3-5-2
  • Explore the competitive edge that the 4-2-3-1 can give your team
  • Win critical battles on the flanks of the pitch
  • Emphasize technical quality to enhance the effectiveness of the 4-2-3-1



24 Fun Activities for Youth Soccer

24 Fun Activities for Youth Soccer

  • Discover 24 activities that will help you develop a technical foundation for your team – and have a lot of fun doing it
  • Learn eight great guidelines for creating a practice schedule that will help keep your players excited and involved
  • See how to get your players as many touches on the ball as possible in every practice
  • Learn the importance of employing game-oriented training activities to keep all players engaged and simulate match day play



Learn a Variety of Soccer Coaching Tips to Improve Your Team!

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

Here we would like to present some world class soccer knowledge featuring Marcus Wood, Hardin-Simmons University Head Women’s Soccer Coach.  He is also a 2010 NCAA D-III National Champions and a 2010 NSCA National Coach of the Year.  See the four Soccer DVDs below:

Game-Like Goal Scoring Drills for Soccer

  • Put players in transition drills that encourage an attacking mentality in “man-up” situations
  • Develop the quick thinking needed to distribute the ball and create scoring opportunities
  • Improve your goalkeepers’ abilities with constant shooting from attackers
  • Use possession to allow your defense to get forward and create a counterattack

Circuit Training and Conditioning with the Ball

  • Discover over 20 drills you can use to improve your team technically, while simultaneously improving their physical fitness
  • See how to utilize the FIFA 11+ ACL injury prevention program to help prevent injury in your athletes
  • Add competition to your conditioning drills to encourage your players to train to their edge
  • Combine “station drills” to create a compelling, energetic condition circuit

Game Winning Strategies for Attacking and Defending Set Pieces

  • Get insights and strategies that will make set pieces an asset for your team
  • Implement the “Heels on Toes” concept to put your players in a position to be successful
  • Learn attacking and defensive strategies for corner kicks, direct and in-direct kicks and throw-ins

Improving Performance Through Match Analysis

  • Improve your players’ performance using match analysis to clarify your coaching
  • Help your players see their options on the field by seeing them first on video
  • Develop a player grading system based on your specific style of play
  • Marcus Wood ranks 5th all-time among NCAA women’s soccer coaches at all levels in career winning percentage (.861)

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