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Weekly Sessions and Activities

24 March
This week’s session focuses the sub-principles of Defensive Organization. This is designed to be a short, intense session used in active-recovery as the first training period following a match. These principles are defined according to a method of training known as, Tactical Periodization and focus on a horizontal hierarchy to emphasize the foundation elements that our principles of play are based on. Of course, they can be used independently according to your own training philosophy. Check back soon to the “Training” page for an explanation of Tactical Periodization and how you can implement it next season!

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Coaching Points
– High Intensity during short periods of work
– Quick feet in defense
– Don’t back peddle square, good body position

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Coaching Points
– High Intensity during short periods of work
– Communication! Organize what the different responsibilities are
– Cut wide players
– Give depth centrally

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Coaching Points
– High Intensity during short periods of work
– Immediate pressure on the ball
– Quick transition from offense to defense
– Covering defender, work together

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Coaching Points
– High Intensity during short periods of work
– Immediate pressure on the ball
– Quick transition from offense to defense
– Immediate organization and continual communication

Finish the session with an easy ten minute cool down with light jogging and static stretching. Next week’s session will be a continuation of this series demonstrating the progression of a horizontal hierarchy according to Tactical Periodization…stay tuned!

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17 March
The topic is focused on training strikers to create finishing opportunities. This session can be used to emphasize a number of elements:

  • finishing
  • passing
  • mobility
  • crossing
  • volleying
  • communication
  • awareness

This topic is best utilized for teams that implement two strikers (generally, U11+) and that like to attack down the wings. Click on the images to enlarge!

First Progession

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Second Progession

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Third Progession

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Jan
9
Fri
10:00 am Registration Help Day @ Homewood Soccer Office
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Jan
14
Wed
10:00 am Registration Help Day @ Homewood Soccer Office
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Jan 14 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Registration Help Day @ Homewood Soccer Office | Birmingham | Alabama | United States
Registration Help Day for Spring 2015 Season! If you need to pay via cash, check, or need financial aid help you must register in person at our office. We are happy to assist and answer all questions and are available either via email chrisrogers@homewoodsoccer.com or phone at[...]
Jan
15
Thu
6:00 pm Replacement Player Tryouts @ Homewood Soccer Park Field 2
Replacement Player Tryouts @ Homewood Soccer Park Field 2
Jan 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Replacement Player Tryouts  @ Homewood Soccer Park Field 2 | Birmingham | Alabama | United States
Replacement Player Tryouts January 15 and 16 For all U10 and older Players looking to join our competitive program for the Spring season
Jan
16
Fri
6:00 pm Replacement Player Tryouts @ Homewood Soccer Park Field 2
Replacement Player Tryouts @ Homewood Soccer Park Field 2
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Replacement Player Tryouts @ Homewood Soccer Park Field 2 | Birmingham | Alabama | United States
Replacement Player Tryouts January 15 and 16 For all U10 and older Players looking to join our competitive program for the Spring season
Jan
21
Wed
10:00 am Registration Help Day @ Homewood Soccer Office
Registration Help Day @ Homewood Soccer Office
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
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Registration Help Day for Spring 2015 Season! If you need to pay via cash, check, or need financial aid help you must register in person at our office. We are happy to assist and answer all questions and are available either via email chrisrogers@homewoodsoccer.com or phone at[...]

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