Anson Dorrance Championship Soccer Series

Anson Dorrance Championship Soccer Series
Anson Dorrance Championship Soccer Series
Item# RD-04506
$174.99
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Product Description

  • 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
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.


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 eac

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