Football (Soccer) poses a tremendous challenge to coaches because it is a game of constant motion where instant decisions have to be made in ever-changing situations. Therefore, the coaching system has to be carefully structured to create a learning environment that enables all players to reach their full potential. This book makes the case that small-sided games, which promote whole brain thinking, are the best way to achieve this.
Young players must be given the freedom to play, experiment, take risks, improvise and make mistakes. By intelligently introducing the appropriate coaching methods at the right time, players will become confident of making decisions by themselves. This book uses a progressive system of small sided games which enables players to find their own way.