Teaching 1 v 1 Defending in the Bullpit

Teaching 1 v 1 Defending in the Bullpit

I like the Bullpit setup when working on individual and small group defending with a smaller squad of players. To do it with a whole team would mean too much standing around so there should not be more than 2-4 players at every goal.

It is an effective teaching environment because the coach can see all of the players and they can see what and why you are correcting an aspect of defending.

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Liverpool U18’s vs Manchester City U18’s Analysis

Liverpool U18’s vs Manchester City U18’s Analysis

The aim of this report is not to give a minute by minute review of the game I watched but to introduce some of the recent developments noted at the very highest level of elite youth soccer. As former Director of Coach Education for United Soccer Coaches I am committed to the progress of coaches and players and hope the reader shall be able to use the information featured here in their practices and developmental sessions.

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