The Essential Guide To Developing Technical Soccer Players
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The Essential Guide To Developing Technical Soccer Players

Developing the complete soccer player is a passion of mind. Take this course now and elevate your game to the next level
4.6 (71 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
395 students enrolled
Created by Ricky Clarke
Last updated 12/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 27 mins on-demand video
  • 1 min on-demand audio
  • 1 Article
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Teach players individual moves that help them in 1v1 attacking situations.
  • Teach players how to use break pressure individual moves in 1v1 situations.
  • Teach players juggling techniques to increase ball control and ball mastery.
  • Teach players how to track results and improve performance on their own.
  • Teach players why training on their own can help improve performance.
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Requirements
  • A soccer ball
  • Cones
  • Soccer Clothing and Equipment
Description

The Essential Guide To Developing Technical Soccer Players has been developed over 15 years working with youth players ranging from 4-18 years old. The course will provide a platform of foundation techniques which will help develop any young soccer player. The course does this using numerous learning platforms including: videos, lectures and individual tasks. You will learn the following from this course:

  • Teach players individual moves that help them in 1v1 attacking situations.
  • Teach players how to use break pressure individual moves in 1v1 situations.
  • Teach players juggling techniques to increase ball control and ball mastery.
  • Teach players how to track results and improve performance on their own.
  • Teach players why training on their own can help improve performance.

The course can be finished within 32 days, committing just ten minutes a day will help you achieve this. These techniques are proven! I've worked at every level within the game, mini soccer, youth soccer, college soccer and professional soccer, these methods works...give it a try and remember #TalentIsNotEnough

Who is the target audience?
  • Soccer Players
  • Soccer Parents
  • Soccer Coaches
  • Teachers
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction To The Course
2 Lectures 05:47

This introduction will help you understand the course and the steps you will need to take in order to complete it. You will learn the following from this lecture:

  • Who your course instructor and his background in soccer coaching.
  • The purpose of this course.
  • The essential skills you learn from this course.
Preview 04:39

This lecture is really important as you begin to start your course. It will outline what you need to get started, it addresses the following"

  • What equipment you will need.
  • Where the best places are to practice.
  • What you need to bring with you for recording results.
Preview 01:08
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The Training Program
7 Lectures 20:14

It's very important you read and listen to this lecture, it will explain the following:

  • How to use our "Training Program" booklet.
  • How to record your results.
  • How to manage your program week to week.
Preview 06:47

This section allows you download our "Training Program" ebook. Each player should do the following:

  • Download out ebook to your phone or tablet.
  • Print the ebook pages that allow you record your results.
The Training Program Ebook
15 pages

In this lecture you will learn the following Attacking Individual moves:

  • Alex Morgan (Drag-Flick)
  • Carli Lloyd (Scissors)
  • Eden Hazard (Shoulder Drop)
  • Messi (Double Tap Push)
  • Ronaldo (Instep Cut)
The Training Program - Attacking Individual Moves (Video)
02:18

In this lecture you will learn the following Breaking Pressure Individual moves:

  • Clint Dempsey (Tow Twist)
  • Lauren Hoilday (Cruyff Turn)
  • Megan Rapinoe (Outside Cut)
  • Michael Bradley (Drag Push)
  • Tobin Heath (Inside Cut)
The Training Program - Breaking Pressure Moves (Video)
02:19

In this lecture you will learn the following Juggling challenges and techniques. They will help develop your Ball Mastery:

1. Bounce Juggling

2. Catch Juggling

3. Preferred Foot Juggling

4. Non-Preferred Foot Juggling

5. All Parts of The Body Juggling

The Training Program - Juggling Challenges (Video)
03:07

In this lecture you will learn the following Ball Mastery exercises:

  • Toe Taps
  • Tick Tocks
  • Sliders
  • V- Shape
  • Tap Tap Roll
The Training Program - Ball Mastery 1 (Video)
02:36

In this lecture you will learn the following Ball Mastery exercises:

  • Inside/outside
  • Squeeze Push
  • Drag Push
  • L-Shape
  • Cruyff Outside Push
The Training Program - Ball Mastery 2 (Video)
03:07
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Game Activities
6 Lectures 00:00

Use this 1v1 game to practice your Attacking Individual Skills, you can use the following skills to be successful:

  • Alex Morgan (Drag-Flick)
  • Carli Lloyd (Scissors)
  • Eden Hazard (Shoulder Drop)
  • Messi (Double Tap Push)
  • Ronaldo (Instep Cut)
Attacking 1v1 | Game #1
1 page

Use this 1v1 game to practice your Attacking Individual Skills, you can use the following skills to be successful:

  • Alex Morgan (Drag-Flick)
  • Carli Lloyd (Scissors)
  • Eden Hazard (Shoulder Drop)
  • Messi (Double Tap Push)
  • Ronaldo (Instep Cut)
Attacking 1v1 | Game #2
1 page

Use this 1v1 game to practice your Attacking Individual Skills, you can use the following skills to be successful:

  • Alex Morgan (Drag-Flick)
  • Carli Lloyd (Scissors)
  • Eden Hazard (Shoulder Drop)
  • Messi (Double Tap Push)
  • Ronaldo (Instep Cut)
Attacking 1v1 | Game #3
1 page

Use this 1v1 game to practice your Breaking Pressure Individual Skills, you can use the following skills to be successful:

  • Clint Dempsey (Tow Twist)
  • Lauren Hoilday (Cruyff Turn)
  • Megan Rapinoe (Outside Cut)
  • Michael Bradley (Drag Push)
  • Tobin Heath (Inside Cut)
Breaking Pressure 1v1 | Game #1
1 page

Use this 1v1 game to practice your Breaking Pressure Individual Skills, you can use the following skills to be successful:

  • Clint Dempsey (Tow Twist)
  • Lauren Hoilday (Cruyff Turn)
  • Megan Rapinoe (Outside Cut)
  • Michael Bradley (Drag Push)
  • Tobin Heath (Inside Cut)
Breaking Pressure 1v1 | Game #2
1 page

Use this 1v1 game to practice your Breaking Pressure Individual Skills, you can use the following skills to be successful:

  • Clint Dempsey (Tow Twist)
  • Lauren Hoilday (Cruyff Turn)
  • Megan Rapinoe (Outside Cut)
  • Michael Bradley (Drag Push)
  • Tobin Heath (Inside Cut)
Breaking Pressure 1v1 | Game #3
1 page
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Talent Is Not Enough
2 Lectures 00:39

I've created a short presentation that outlines what it takes to become a really good soccer players. I've even used some exeriences from former professional players who outline what it takes! Remember, Talent Is Not Enough and in order to improve, you must put in the hard work first.

Training on your own
4 pages

What did you learn?
00:39
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Continued Learning
3 Lectures 01:21

Congratulations! You've now completed our foundation course "The Essesntial Guide To Developing Technical Soccer Players". You might be thinking to yourself what's next! Well...I've uploaded one of our next videos from our second course. Take a sneak peek and and see if you're interested in taking your game to the next level...remember #TalentIsNotEnough

Whats next? Take our next course...
00:47

Good Luck and remember #TalentIsNotEnough
00:34

Congratulations! You've successfully completed The Essential Guide To Developing Technical Soccer Players. Download your certificate now

Certificate
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About the Instructor
Ricky Clarke
4.6 Average rating
71 Reviews
395 Students
1 Course
Professional Soccer Coach

Developing the complete soccer player is a passion of mind. Working with players of all abilities and experiences is reason I started coaching. I've been lucky to work with some outstanding educators and teachers in my coaching career. This website is a product of the all the work, ideas and methods I've picked up along my journey.

I've worked full-time in the youth soccer industry for 15 years. Throughout this time I've worked extremely hard at produced an impressive coaching resume of formal soccer coaching quailifications that include the USSF A' License and the NSCAA Master Coach Diploma. I'm currently working for and contribute to the following organizations:

  • Atlanta Silverbacks | Director of Player Recruitment & Scouting
  • Academy Soccer Coach | North American Director
  • Southern Soccer Academy Chelsea | Girls Director of Coaching
  • NSCAA | National Staff Coach
  • Our Game Magazine | Article Contributor