Soccer tactics PDF
Explanation about defensive tactics actions in soccer. Analysis of defensive concepts (pressing, marking, regrouping, covering, position-exchange, defensive vigilance, defensive timing, tackle, shoulder to shoulder, anticipating, interception).
Exhibition of a series of exercises to improve defensive actions in soccer. In tactical exercises are detailed objectives, the development of exercise and some variants thereof.
Explanation about offensive tactics actions in soccer. Analysis of offensive concepts (width, attacking moves, horizontal or diagonal pass, keep the ball, counterattack, run forwards losing a marker, creating empty spaces, one-two, pace of the game, overlapping and attacking speed).
Exhibition of a series of exercises to improve offensive actions in soccer. In tactical exercises are detailed objectives, the development of exercise and some variants thereof.
According to studies by various authors (Alex Sanz Torrelles, César Frattarola Alcaraz, J.M. Simon, J.A. Reeves, Angelo Pereni y Mario Bonfanti), 30% - 40% of games are decided by moves set pieces (throw-ins, corner kicks, throw penalties).
We conducted a study of play system most used in soccer. We think that it is better to adapt play system to the qualities of our football players.
Explanation of the various solutions to resist different play systems in soccer. When a play system is opposed to another a numerical superiorities are generated in some areas, and we explain how certain movements of repositioning is able to resist other play systems.
Performing exercises to improve Attacking Vigilance.
After a short 5-metre run up, red number 8 takes the penalty with the inside of his right foot. He hits a strong, low and well-placed shot close to the goalkeeper´s left post.
Red player number 9 kicks off with number 11, who passes back to red number 8.
Red number 1 takes the goal kick with a long ball towards the middle of the pitch, where red number 9 heads it on to number 11´s forward run.
Performing exercises to improve Attacking Speed.
Performing exercises to improve Attacking Timing.
All tactical moves slowly carried out during a match by players of a team in control of the ball with a certain degree of cunning in order to gain an advantage over their opponents can be considered attacking timing.
All tactical moves performed quickly by the players of a team attacking, with precise and well-directed passes and runs from players without the ball who try to lose their markers or create empty spaces, can add speed to the move.
All those movements that players from the team in control of the ball make regarding opponents or empty spaces which might later be of importance if the opposing team attacks or counterattacks.
This attacking tactical move is essential to break down defences. It creates a 2 against 1 situation down one of the wings in favour of the attacking team.
Performing exercises to improve Changing Pace.
When a team using the 1-4-4-2 formation plays against a team in a 1-3-4-1-2 formation, both teams should have the same number of players in midfield, fewer strikers than opposing defenders and more defenders than opposing strikers.