Practicing Technical Precision for Game Play

Practicing Technical Precision for Game Play
Practicing Technical Precision for Game Play
Item# RD-03317B
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Product Description

  • Learn game action drills that demand technical precision
  • See how to translate drill mechanics into game play
  • Get different offensive options out of a basic "W" formation
with Dave Brandt,
Pittsburgh Riverhounds Head Coach;
former US Naval Academy Head Men's Soccer Coach,
All-time winningest coach in NCAA history,
four-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Coach of the Year;
6x NCAA Division III Championships at Messiah College,
career winning percentage of .887

Join the NCAA's all-time winningest coach, Dave Brandt, as he leads you through a build-up of drills for your practices to help your players translate drill mechanics to game play. Demanding specific technical requirements of his players in each drill, Brandt shows you how to build your players' skills to the maximum. Starting with the basic "Dutch Diamond," Brandt has players work the ball around the diamond using two touches, one touch, cut backs and step over turns to reverse the ball and splits. Brandt then stretches the diamond out for his "Breaking the Line" drill where players have to receive a pass and take the ball across their body before passing off to the next location. Next, Brandt has his players work the ball around in the basic "W" pattern. He describes six different options than can be incorporated into this "W" formation including backside passes or opposite players and the give and go. Brandt includes a 5 v. 4 scrimmage game where the team works on translating the options they worked on without the defense present. Brandt has proven that these drills are effective for producing maximum results from your players.

59 minutes. 2009.

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