August 10, 2018

One of the most interesting trends that have emerged from The 2018 World Cup of Soccer in Russia is the return of the counter-attack as a way of attacking.

Belgium was the team that best interpreted the counter-attack, and in this video, I will illustrate some of the key aspects of their executi...

April 18, 2017

The National Soccer Coaches Association of Canada -NSCAC-  just released  the inaugural issue of the Journal for Soccer, including my article on page 24, about the newcomer Mister Antonio Conte.

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January 31, 2017

Carolina Morace was one of the guest clinicians at the 2017 National Soccer Coaching Conference hosted by the University of Toronto.

A former Head Coach of the Canadian and Italian Women’s National Teams,Carolina holds a UEFA Pro license, and she is recognized around the world for her technical know...

January 31, 2017

The following is the full detailed session of Carolina Morace  dealing with the "Covered and uncovered ball" back 4 training

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June 15, 2016

Real Madrid was the winner of the 2016 Champions League Final against their city rivals Atletico Madrid.Unlike the 2014 final, Real won on penalties after a 1-1 draw in regulation time.

This tactical focus deals with the defensive phase of Real Madrid and the team commitment on defending as a strateg...

May 31, 2016

The objective of this session is to train central midfielders in a 4-2-3-1 or 4-3-3 formation, to combine and keep possession in order to advance the ball and improve their vision and awareness.

The session can be adapted to other objectives and is designed for players U12 and up.

Coaches need to adju...

May 17, 2016

This functional session deals with training the back 4 in recognizing when to hold, step up or drop as a unit based on whether the ball is pressured or not.

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April 26, 2016

The 2v1 situation represents the basic starting point in developing team play for players  U8 to U10. Compared to the 1v1, it is a more complex situation, with different elements for players to consider.

From the cognitive point of view, this situation is the basic form of team play.

It introduces the...

April 19, 2016

In the previous session we introduced basic zonal defending concepts and the movements of 3 players.
In this session, we train the back 3 with the midfielders in more realistic game situations. After a warm up, we focus on the functional play of the back 3 and then work in 2 central midfielders....

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