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Canadian Men’s National Soccer Team Training Video 0

Canadian Men’s National Soccer Team Training Video

Kwik Goal’s media team flew down to sunny Florida to observe how Kwik Goal equipment was incorporated into training sessions by the Canadian Men’s National Team. These sessions were prior to a successful pair of World Cup Qualifying Matches in November.  The Canadian Soccer Association, in partnership with its membership and its partners, provides leadership… Read More »

Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 1 -Gary Curneen 0

Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 1 -Gary Curneen

 I have been a fan of Jose Mourinho for many years. When the opportunity came to watch him work first hand with Real Madrid in Los Angeles, I signed up for the NSCAA Course right away. I have observed numerous training sessions at professional clubs with top coaches before, but this was different. I expected to… Read More »

Drill Less, Play More – Success in Soccer Article 0

Drill Less, Play More – Success in Soccer Article

In this article, Hermann Bomers draws our attention to a common problem in youth soccer training and argues that a good training program must be fundamentally play-oriented.  Taking dribbling as his example, he shows us how practice games with special rules can be used at any age level to promote and develop desired skills. READ… Read More »

Systems for Players…or Players for Systems? – Dr. Tom Martin 0

Systems for Players…or Players for Systems? – Dr. Tom Martin

With all the top level soccer going on right now in Champions League, Euros, promotion/regulation games, MLS….the age old question surfaces again: What is the best and most effective system to play? Do you play a 4-3-3,  4-2-2,  3-5-2,  4-2-3-1,  4-4-1-1,  4-1-4-1 or some other variety?  The answer is not as simple as putting numbers… Read More »

Tactical Formations – Jurgen Klinsmann 0

Tactical Formations – Jurgen Klinsmann

In this clip of Jurgen Klinsmann being interviewed from USSoccer.com, the Men’s National Team coach explains that he doesn’t have a preferred formation to use but instead says coaches need to structure their tactical formations to fit what is best for their teams.  Klinsmann varies his formations to highlight his players’ chemistry, fitness and strengths. … Read More »

Great Player Ability – Phil Stephenson 0

Great Player Ability – Phil Stephenson

It has never been hard for me to spot a good player. There is an element of ease, a comfort with the ball, a relaxed, almost nonchalant air when doing ridiculously hard things. In my eyes, the essence of this whole star or the fundamental beginnings of greatness, begins with the ability to play on… Read More »

Rich Hartis of Molde FK, Kwik Charts demonstration 0

Rich Hartis of Molde FK, Kwik Charts demonstration

Rich Hartis demonstrates how to use Kwik Goal’s Kwik Charts in various applications and formats.  Rich Hartis, who is Kwik Goal’s Technical Director, is currently the Molde FK First Team Goalkeeper Coach in Molde, Norway.  He explains how he and the coaching staff utilize the Kwik Charts to go over set pieces, restarts and other… Read More »