Soccer Technique and Style

The Importance of going “Back to the Basics”
History of Soccer



• FIFA: Originated on May 21, 1904 in France
• Uruguay won 1930 (1st) FIFA World Cup
• 1900, first Ol...
The Basics




  Why go back?
The Basics




What are they?
The Basics




When do you step away?
Video: Interviews
Questions asked:


Why do you think the basics are important?


What was your favorite style of soccer?
...
Importance of Mentors on
          Youth

• What is a good mentor?
• Why are they important?
• What happens when the mento...
Styles of Soccer

• British
• Latin (South America, Brazilian)
• Continental
• Northern (Germany)
• Italian
• Central Amer...
Style of Soccer: British


              •   Physical

              •   Quick

              •   Direct
Style of Soccer: Latin


•   Confident players

•   Great ball handlers

•   Creative/free flowing
Style of Soccer: Continental*


                 •   Lots of ball movement

                 •   Players are great passers...
Style of Soccer: Northern*


•   Fast paced

•   Aggressive style of play

•   Organized
Style of Soccer: Italian*

                 •   Players are cunning,
                     highly skilled, and
            ...
Style of Soccer: Central American



•   Players are crafty, but
    excessive dribblers

•   Short passes

•   Exceptiona...
Video: Drills
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  • Slideshow for soccer: Brandon Gilbert + Kyle Bell-Colfer

    1. 1. Soccer Technique and Style The Importance of going “Back to the Basics”
    2. 2. History of Soccer • FIFA: Originated on May 21, 1904 in France • Uruguay won 1930 (1st) FIFA World Cup • 1900, first Olympic Soccer game was played
    3. 3. The Basics Why go back?
    4. 4. The Basics What are they?
    5. 5. The Basics When do you step away?
    6. 6. Video: Interviews Questions asked: Why do you think the basics are important? What was your favorite style of soccer? What did you learn from this experience?
    7. 7. Importance of Mentors on Youth • What is a good mentor? • Why are they important? • What happens when the mentors are poor? • What are the benefits of good mentors?
    8. 8. Styles of Soccer • British • Latin (South America, Brazilian) • Continental • Northern (Germany) • Italian • Central American (Mexico)
    9. 9. Style of Soccer: British • Physical • Quick • Direct
    10. 10. Style of Soccer: Latin • Confident players • Great ball handlers • Creative/free flowing
    11. 11. Style of Soccer: Continental* • Lots of ball movement • Players are great passers • Relatively free flowing style of play
    12. 12. Style of Soccer: Northern* • Fast paced • Aggressive style of play • Organized
    13. 13. Style of Soccer: Italian* • Players are cunning, highly skilled, and cautious • Defenders slow tempo • Keep majority of players in own half
    14. 14. Style of Soccer: Central American • Players are crafty, but excessive dribblers • Short passes • Exceptional one on one skill
    15. 15. Video: Drills

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