on your continued commitment to your players. You're teaching them so
In this second section, we'll shift our focus to the tactical skills that a
striker uses to create scoring opportunities in game situations. A striker
must be ready at any moment to execute any number of moves and techniques to
get his defender off balance and to exploit gaps in the defense. Players
should take advantage of these lessons to begin building a 'tool set' of
moves and techniques that they can use to attack the goal from different
locations on the field. Strikers must
also understand how to utilize their teammates to setup scoring chances and
how to maximize runs and passes. Remember that it takes time to develop these
tactics and underlying skills. Players should take advantage of the drills
and training materials included in this section to improve their level of
play as successful strikers.
To be a good soccer player you need great offensive skills. Even if you play other positions, being an effective striker will give you a competitive advantage over your peers and opponents. Coach Jim Buchanan, head trainer of the Maestro Soccer League, presents 24 easy-to-follow/easy-to-teach instructional videos on how to effectively play the striker position, as well as the proper technical a...