The 5-Minute Football Coach #27
Transition drill, Professional academies, Let them play
Here are this week’s highlights:
Practice of the week
A nice 5v7 setup to work on 1) attacking by switching play and 2) counter-attacking with composure using wide players.
Topic of the week
As a grassroots coach, professional academies feel like a world away. Yet it’s interesting and thought-challenging to hear about the philosophies and approaches taken in some of the most famous clubs.
For an even closer look at academy coaching, check out this first episode in a series about the West Ham academy:
Video of the week
Hats of to Gary Lineker for (once again) saying things as they are:
I hope you enjoyed this. Have a great week!
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