Defining tactical ability

Defining tactical ability

“He’s great, tactically”. TV-pundits, newspaper writers, and colleagues at the water cooler have all said it about good football players. But do they all mean the same thing? Tactical ability is such a big spectrum of qualities, that it is hard to define what exactly...
The impact of individual tactics

The impact of individual tactics

Coaches mostly focus on team- or line-level tactics. But what if these fail? Do players have something to fall back on when the tactics aren’t working? Having individual tactics for each playing position can help your players when the game isn’t going your team’s way....

Set goals to score goals!

After the previous two blog entries, we now know what tactics are and how a player can learn the desired tactic for each and every situation on the pitch. That process can take some time, but eventually it will improve his performance and self-confidence on the pitch....