How to Play Soccer: Defense and Goaltending

Soccer Drills and Skills: Volume 2 (DVD)

How to Play Soccer: Defense and Goaltending (DVD)

In order to effectively teach kids how to play soccer defense or the goalkeeper position, it’s important to be prepared with the proper soccer drills and coaching tips. Young soccer players need to learn fundamental defensive skills that will help them throughout their playing careers.

This DVD delivers over 50 instructional videos designed to help parents and coaches teach young players all the soccer skills they need to excel on defense or as a goalkeeper. With over 50 minutes of professional instruction conveniently organized by topic, this DVD is ideal for parents and coaches that want to teach their kids how to play soccer!

Instructors Featured

Jimmy Conrad – Defense, Kansas City Wizards of Major League Soccer
Jonathan Bornstein - Defense, Chivas USA of Major League Soccer
Paul Riley - Coach of the Long Island Fury of the Women's Professional Soccer League
Kevin Mackenzie - Girl's Soccer Coach, West Windsor Plainsboro High School North
Miguel Brunengo - Assistant Men's Soccer Coach, C.W. Post on Long Island, NY

DVD Table of Contents

Soccer Defense: Tips and Drills
- The Defensive Positions
- How to Tackle
- Tackle Practice Drill
- Giving Space to an Attacker
- Jockeying an Attacker
- Challenging an Attacker
- Slide Tackles on the Run
- Clearing with the Feet
- Clearing with the Head
- 1 v. 1 Defense
- Loose Marking
- Defensive Support
- Defensive Challenge Drill
- Countering the Shield
- Supporting a Defender
- Tight-Marking Defense
- How to Defend in the Open Field
- Defend by Using the Sideline
- Defensive Footwork
- Playing Physical Defense
- Forcing Offsides for Defenders
- Play Defense, Think Offense

Soccer Goalie
- Basic Goalie Stance
- Fielding Ground Balls
- The W Catch
- Catching High Balls
- Catching Low Balls
- Cut Down the Angle
- Goalie Footwork

Check out this sample from the DVD:

Soccer Defense: Challenging an Attacker

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