TECHNICAL VIDEOS

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The following YouTube videos are provided to help players gain the knowledge required to develop the technical and tactical skills covered in the Yorkshire RTC training program.

CORE SKILLS

Ball Mastery

  • Toe Taps

  • Bell Taps

  • Inside Outside

  • Rocking Sole

  • Sole Rolls

  • Sole Inside Push

  • Brazilian Trap

Controlling & Passing

  • Think ahead - Know the direction you want to go

  • Mainly use the instep of the foot

  • Open the body to the direction you want to go

  • Air - pull the foot backwards to take power out

  • Outstep - angle foot in direction want ball to go

  • The mindset of repetition

  • Work with both feet

  • Small details that make the difference

  • Technique rather than power

  • 45 degree run up

  • Planted footed pointed at target

  • Lock the kicking Ankle

  • Connect higher on ball (just below middle)

  • Angle the foot back and connect higher on the ankle

  • Hit the sweet spot on the ball so no side spin

  • Bend the planted knee slightly
     

Dribbling & Turning

  • Use the outside of foot more than the inside

  • Distance of touch based on dribbling foot

  • Run on toes with a lot of small steps

  • Use both feet

  • Stop & Go

  • Filthy Sole Roll

  • 90 degree V Drag Back

  • The Roulette

  • The McGeady Spin

Finishing

  • Plant foot pointed in the direction you want to shoot

  • Slightly bent knee on planted foot

  • Lock ankle of shooting foot

  • Driven Shot - Use the instep - No spin on the ball

  • Curling Shot - Towards toe - Wrap foot around the ball

  • Trevella - Outside and top of shooting foot

  • Knuckle Ball - Straight Run - Top of foot - punch under the centre of the ball

  • Lock the Ankle on the shooting foot

  • Lean over the ball

  • Make an aggressive run up

  • Hit the centre of the ball

  • Practice with the game in mind

IN POSSESSION

Build & Retain

Progress & Penetrate

Create & Score
 

  • Drop shoulder and hip in opposite direction to where you want to go

  • The Stand Still

  • Calculated Air Ball

  • The Rubber Band

  • Body Faint 3000

  • Low Ball

  • High Ball

  • 1st Touch Pass

  • Get inside the box

  • Aim Low

  • Shoot more often and with both feet

Switch Play
 

  • Train in game situations

  • Train under pressure: Weak foot, Back against goal

  • Good set up: Good first touch to give space

  • Check where the goalkeeper is before shooting

  • Placement or Power?

Movement off the Ball
 

OUT OF POSSESSION

High Press

1 v 1 Defending

  • ​Put pressure on the ball

  • Good defensive stance

  • Never lose track of the ball

  • Force the attacker one way

  • Use your body

Low Block
 

Outnumbered Defending
 

  • ​Pressure 

  • Cover 

  • Balance

IN TRANSITION

Counter Attack

Delay the Attack

Deny Space
 

Dictate Play