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Training sessions with tactical integration for children aged 8-9 years of age

In this article we will develop the methodology of tactical integration with examples of training sessions for children in the 8-9 year age group, for the improvement of two important tactical objectives: Maintaining possession of the ball and completion.

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Individual technique: Running with the ball. Concepts , types and exercises.

In our next article on the subject of TECHNIQUE,  we provide a different view from a methodological standpoint, regarding the work of individual technique in football, as we had already begun in the past In the following article, we will address the methodology of training of technique through undertaking analytical exercises; exercises which are isolated and performed in most cases without real opposition

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The Transitions: Exercises for their improvement.

Today, in professional football and increasingly to a greater extent in amateur football matches are prepared in detail, the opponent is studied exhaustively and it is hoped that the game develops according to the strategic plan that the coach has prepared prior to the encounter. In this context a tactical aspect appears that is considered by many coaches, to be the deciding factor between winning and losing and between a good team and one that is mediocre - the TRANSITIONS. In the following work we will explain what they consist of and how they can be worked.

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Physical Preparation: Performance analysis in footbal with GPS

This study had as its objective the analysis of performance with GPS both in training and in official matches of young players. During training a match took place in a reduced space small of 5x5 plus goalkeepers and data was collected from the central defender, left full-back, midfielder and striker. On the other hand, during the match data was collected from the central defender, left full-back, midfielder, winger and striker.

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Develop and understand the goalkeeper in youth football by providing specific training: The Goalkeeper School.

The need to adapt to the needs of modern football, where the goalkeeper takes a greater role in terms of their contribution, participation and involvement in the collective play of the team, has led us to concentrate on the importance of the teaching-learning process for the improvement of goalkeepers, in a specific and general way in terms of their training and involvement in competition, as well as for the improvement of football in general. Over 5 years ago we decided to establish the Dorsal13 Goalkeeping School, with the firm intention of providing the apprentice goalkeeper a specific training plan aligned with the specific requirements of this position: physical-conditional, technical and tactical, psychological and social. After meeting in the youth ranks of Real Sporting  Gijón and striking up a great friendship with Sergio Sanchez, we both agreed on the need to create a workspace in Asturias where the only focus was the goalkeeper, and where he could provide a specific training programmed in accordance with the importance of this position.

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Interwiew: Vero Boquete

Vero Boquete does not forget her time in the United States, where she became great. The Spanish player is among the five best players in the world according to the BBC, and is the major signing of the season for PSG.

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Ellis Talks After Naming Olympic Roster

Sounding relaxed and confident U.S. WNT coach Jill Ellis spoke to the media via a conference call today just hours after naming her 18 player Olympic roster. By Peter Nolan

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U.S. Soccer Girls' Academy Announces Clubs

The first 25 member clubs in the new U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy were announced on Thursday, with the program modeled on the Development Academy Program. By Peter Nolan

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U.S. WNT Face South Africa with Olympic Fast Approaching

When the U.S. WNT take to the Soldier Field pitch in Chicago Saturday afternoon against South Africa in the team?s penultimate pre-Olympic warm-up match it will immediately be clear. By Peter Nolan

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MLS - Big 5

Summertime and the Livin' Ain't Easy, Not when your team has to play midweek games in MLS, it isn't. This is not to attack the league on its schedule, it is a challenge fitting in all of these matches around international games. By Peter Nolan

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League Embarrassed in Playing Field Debacle

There were some games of interest in NWSL play over the weekend, Portland losing for the first time for example. But the big story in the National Women's Soccer League wasn?t on the field. By Peter Nolan

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Chile Top Argentina as Messi Calls it Quits

East Rutherford, N.J.- Chile retained the Copa America title that it won last year with a second consecutive penalty kick shootout victory over Argentina in front of over 82,000 fans. By Peter Nolan