Soccer positions, formations and more tactic concepts.
If you have any questions about the strategy a team uses to beat another, you came to the right place. Soccer is a game where 11 players try to beat another group of players (the same number) putting into practice the concepts trained during the week.
So how is a coach able to teach all the abilities required to make a team work well together? The most important thing is that players need to have good physical and technical principles in order to understand what the coach is trying to teach them.
After that, the coach has to design the training sessions in order to work the concepts he wants to emphasize. The coach must have a great knowledge of soccer, and be able to explain his idea to the entire team. Sessions usually include a physical section, a technical and a tactical. They can be mixed and they should not keep the same order, to avoid bored uninterested players.
There are a lot of soccer drills designed to teach all the skills necessary to practice this sport. If you are a dad who wants to start coaching youth soccer formations or a coach looking for fresh ideas, there is a lot of information out there. Remember that youth players have to be introduced to soccer tactics in a progressive way.
The most common formations used by coaches are 4-4-2, 4-3-3 and 3-5-2. They all have advantages and disadvantages, and we all have heard cases of the same formation not working with different teams or even with the same one.
Feel free to investigate and make a complete research of the best resources online or offline to become a good soccer coach. But the most important thing is that, if you want to do this in a more professional manner, you should seek to get licensed.