Schellas Hyndman Coaching Soccer 5-Pack

Schellas Hyndman Coaching Soccer 5-Pack
Schellas Hyndman Coaching Soccer 5-Pack
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Product Description

  • Learn how to bypass multiple defenders simultaneously and exploit your opponent's poor shape
  • Learn how to high press your opponent with numbers to use your defense as the start of your offense
  • Teach your players to find passing combinations to get into attacking space near the goal for a quality shot
  • Learn positioning principles to help a goalkeeper effectively "sweep" behind a back four
  • Train players within four levels of intensity to reach proper fitness

with Schellas Hyndman,
Grand Canyon University Head Men's Soccer Coach;
former FC Dallas (MLS) Head Coach; 2010 MLS Coach of the Year;
former SMU Head Coach; guided SMU to 22 NCAA Tournaments in 24 years as Head Coach, won 15 conference titles and was named conference coach of the year eight times; NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches) Director of Coaching Emeritus

Counter-attack soccer has evolved into more than just a moment in a game. This new style of soccer is becoming the fundamental attack for many teams in the world. In this DVD, Schellas Hyndman focuses on how you can incorporate counter-attack soccer into your style of play.

Coach Hyndman thoroughly breaks down moments of transition in a game and how your players can recognize those moments. He does a great job teaching the key elements of counter-attack and then shows, through multiple exercises, how to apply those elements to a practice session. Players will learn the different types of counter-attacks and how each helps the team.

3 Types of Counter-Attack

Counter-attack can be defined in many ways. It's important for players to understand the different methods to counter-attack effectively. Coach Hyndman emphasizes three methods that teams use to generate a counter attack:

  • Running and dribbling with the ball into the opponent's area
  • Two to three quick passes forward
  • Long balls over the top

His progressive training activity illustrates all three of these methods. A great measure of flexibility is afforded for you to pull out the segments that make the most sense in your own circumstance.

Counter-Attack Practice Segments

Coach Hyndman moves the session along from discussing angles and pockets of where players can receive the ball to begin the counter-attack, to playing against more defenders with a different array of numbers advantages.

Practice builds up to players being put in different situations where they have to make decisions on how to counter-attack. Coach Hyndman stops play to describe how players can make a sound decision in these moments. He also discusses several key elements to counter-attack such as:

  • Immediate forward action
  • Teammates' willingness to support
  • Finding swift solutions to problems by looking for opportunities

Coach Hyndman discusses the differences between a fast break and collective counter and between a solo counter and advanced counter.

4v4+1 Exercise

Most of the drills in this video start from a 4v4+1 set up. Coach Hyndman brilliantly incorporates quick ball speed, immediate forward action, a minimum number of passes and fast finishing into this activity. The activity can be expanded into numerous alternate iterations such as a 3v2, 5v1 or 5v2 counter. It's useful to be able to select the counter that best suits your own team.

Relying on his professional experience as a player and coach, Schellas Hyndman outlines the basis of an effective counter-attack, then illustrates the development of a counter attacking mindset. Under the high pressure of these progressive activities, your players will learn to rapidly penetrate under the pressure of a recovering defensive unit.

70 minutes. 2017.


with Schellas Hyndman,
Grand Canyon University Head Men's Soccer Coach;
former FC Dallas (MLS) Head Coach; 2010 MLS Coach of the Year;
former SMU Head Coach; guided SMU to 22 NCAA Tournaments in 24 years as Head Coach, won 15 conference titles and was named conference coach of the year eight times; NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches) Director of Coaching Emeritus

Many teams have taken to defensive tactics of compaction and organization in their half of the field, allowing superior teams to have the bulk of the ball and possession. An organized and compact press can allow less talented teams to break down superior opponents, or allow possess

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