Teach Youth Players How to Build Play from The Backby Raffaele Tomarchio
It is no secret that culturally the way the game is played has changed and is constantly evolving. At the youth level, coaches carry the responsibility to teach youth players how to adapt to the constant changes of the game. Building play from the back, is one of the most prominant recent changes in the game, and as youth coaches we must gradually train and prepare our players how to adapt to these new demands.This E-Book is for youth coaches of U11-U12 Players playing the 9v9 game format.The training process of teaching youth players is divided in 3 phases: Phase 1 is for players playing 7v7 soccer, Phase 2 (this E-Book) is for Players playing 9v9 soccer, and Phase 3 is for players playing the 11v11 game.
In this E-Book the author illustrates in details the various situations players will encounter when building play from the back, detailing possible solutions, outlining the technical, physical, mental and tactical requirements needed for optimum performance, and provinding targeted practice plans, with over 75 exercises to be used to train all the aspects of building play from the back.
Raffaele Tomarchio is a soccer professional with over 20 years experience in youth soccer development.He has worked as Technical Director and Director of coaching with majors clubs in Ontario (Canada) as well as being Head Coach and Coaching Facilitator with the Ontario Soccer Association.
He has been a contributor to the United Soccer Coaches "Soccer Journal", the NSCAC "The Soccer Journal for Soccer Coaches", and to Inside Soccer magazine.He is the publisher of Icoachsoccer, a soccer technical website designed as a resourse and platform for coaching development.
As coach he has an extensive experience at all level of youth coaching, winning National and Provincial titles, and coaching many players that have played and some still play with the Canadian National Team.
His thirst of knowledge is reflected in his soccer education. He holds a Canadian National A License, a Uefa B License as well as a FIFA grassroots coaching certificate.His Italian heritage has connected him to professional clubs like Inter Milan and Ac Milan, having the opportunity to study first hand their approach and methodology to player development.
His various experiences in youth coaching have provided him with a strong foundation and belief in producing this ebook to genuinely help youth coaches in the difficult yet enjoyable role they have undertaken in developing youth players.