Soccer Training: Developing the 360 Player

Overview

The techniques outlined in this book will show players and coaches how players can become proficient with both feet. Because most players rely almost exclusively on their dominant foot, their repertoire of solutions is obviously limited. Unfortunately, in most cases players are presented with training sessions that cater to their dominant side and their coaches rarely, if ever, train or even encourage the use of the weaker foot. In this book, Martin Bidzinski presents a training method that focuses on developing ...
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Overview

The techniques outlined in this book will show players and coaches how players can become proficient with both feet. Because most players rely almost exclusively on their dominant foot, their repertoire of solutions is obviously limited. Unfortunately, in most cases players are presented with training sessions that cater to their dominant side and their coaches rarely, if ever, train or even encourage the use of the weaker foot. In this book, Martin Bidzinski presents a training method that focuses on developing physically balanced players who are comfortable playing the ball with either foot to any direction of play, thus giving them the full 360° range of playing options. Each exercise is illustrated and explained with coaching points.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591641162
  • Publisher: Reedswain, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 120
  • Sales rank: 559,867
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Martin Bidzinski is a well-known soccer coach specializing in skills development of young players. He has authored two other books and produced 6 DVD on soccer coaching. His previous books include The Soccer Coaching Handbook and Smart First Touches. He currently resides in Blackburn, Lancashire in England.
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Table of Contents

Prologue i

Introduction iii

Chapter 1 The Balanced Physical Reality 1

Chapter 2 The Natural Instinctive Phenomena 7

Chapter 3 The Lateral Format Training Environment 13

Chapter 4 Playing To Their Strength 21

Chapter 5 The Two Footedness Capabillity 27

Chapter 6 The Pass Options 53

Chapter 7 One On One' Playing Skills' 65

Chapter 8 The First Touch & The Playing Problems 81

Chapter 9 Dribbling Skills 103

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