How to Shoot with Power – Tutorial 1 (YouTube video)
How to Shoot with Power – Tutorial 2 (YouTube video)
What’s Your Formation?
3-4-3, 3-4-2-1, 4-3-1-2, 4-2-3-1, the possibilities are seemingly endless. Knowledgeable soccer players will be familiar with the various team tactical formations along with their pro’s and con’s. Different formations can be used depending on whether a team wishes to play more attacking or defensive football. A particular formation may also be used to capitalize on the aptitudes of your teammates as well as to neutralize the skill of your opponents.
You can take a look at the formations preferred by the teams in the English Premier League at this website:
You can also select other top club and national teams around the world at this site. Coach Vic would like you to check out your favourite team or pick a team and see what type of formation they are playing and be ready to discuss it after one of your training sessions.
Exercise and Nutrition
Liverpool FC or PCSA Academy?
Take a peek over the wall at a Liverpool FC training session as LFC development coach Pepijn Lijnders puts the Liverpool first team players through a warmup followed by a technical drill with head coach Jürgen Klopp looking on.
When PCSA Academy coaches saw this video they remarked “We’ve done this a couple of times at the Academy. Our players are doing the same drills as professional footballers.” How cool is that! Take a look for yourself ….