Football Tactics for Beginners: Pressing and Counter-Pressing

Introduction: The idea of pressing is to put pressure on the ball with the intention of winning it back off of the opposition. By forcing...
Ritesh Gogineni
Editor/Founder of The False 9. Inverted Wingers,Carilleros,Cattenacio,Double Pivots,Medianos,Mezzalas and of course The False Nines we have got it all here for the tactic-crazy football fan!

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Every coach needs the best football training equipment to bring out the best in his players. In this article, we have made a list detailing the essential football training equipment every football coach/trainer should have.

Football Training Cones

The first training equipment any Soccer/Football coach needs to have. Can be used to practice various training drills, especially useful in coaching kids.

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Football Free Kick / Coaching Mannequin

An important coaching aid, used by the best to practice free kicks. Learn to bend in just like Beckham!

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Football Training Bibs

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Magnetic Football Tactics/Strategy Board

Another must for any coach,  it is the easiest way for managers to plot their winning strategies. You can show your team how to adapt from 4-4-2 to 4-5-1 or 4-3-3 in a matter of seconds. Also can be used for effective in-game tactical changes.

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Football Passing Arcs

FORZA Football Training Passing Arcs (10)

Improve your team’s passing skills with these brilliant passing arcs.

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Kick Trainer Solo Practice Aid

Hands-free trainer allows players to maximise the number of touches on the ball with more mobility. 

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Football Training Equipment For Practicing Heading

One of the few training equipment availabel for practising heading. The balls can be adjusted to different heights as required.

Buy this at Amazon.com(US) or Amazon.co.uk 

 

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Ritesh Gogineni
Editor/Founder of The False 9. Inverted Wingers,Carilleros,Cattenacio,Double Pivots,Medianos,Mezzalas and of course The False Nines we have got it all here for the tactic-crazy football fan!

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