Soccer Awareness 5 v 2 Rondos Using 1 and 2 Touches

Soccer Awareness 5 v 2 Rondos Using 1 and 2 Touches

This exercise is what the Barcelona thinking model of passing and movement is built on. Adding a Neutral player to play thru. Players start at 7 years old and use it right thru the ages; and even at senior level it is a staple practice for the players.

Please read to understand the “attention to detail” required to do this correctly. Its not just a passing around the square game, it is so much more than this. We build it up to make it work with real pace and accuracy; as again; it speeds up the mind and body in decision making. 

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Developing Players with Rondos Using the Soccer Awareness Philosophy

Developing Players with Rondos Using the Soccer Awareness Philosophy

This 222 page eBook explores the use of rondos in youth soccer. Rondos are a great way to prepare players for the game situations and especially the fast decision making needed within the game. Though the foundation of the basic rondo stays the same; we explore different ways to present it. It can be made easier or more difficult based on the number of touches players are allowed, for example, so it benefits ALL players who practice with them; also the size of area they play within can be manipulated to change the challenge. 

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Soccer Awareness Sliding Rondos Using One and Two Touches

Soccer Awareness Sliding Rondos Using One and Two Touches

Regular Rondos are great; and this one encourages players to rotate in and out as the ball is moved. So always looking to change positions off the ball and every player gets the chance to be the PIVOT player. Eventually ALL players on attack can move and interchange, outside to in, inside to out and outside to outside. If defenders win the ball they try to keep it.

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The Importance of Developing Players Through Teaching Rondos

The Importance of Developing Players Through Teaching Rondos

I have stayed with simplistic ideas that all levels of players can try and be successful at, it is up to each coach to work out how to make it work for their players.

Though the foundation of the basic rondo stays the same, it can be made more difficult or easier by the number of touches players are allowed for example so it benefits ALL players who practice with them.

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Soccer Awareness Elite Academy and Barcelona Double Rondos for 10 Players – Part 1

Soccer Awareness Elite Academy and Barcelona Double Rondos for 10 Players – Part 1

This exercise is what the SAEA and Barcelona thinking model of passing and movement is built on. This is a transition game teaching a mentality to switch from attacking to defending and defending to attacking We build it up to make it work with real pace and accuracy; as again; it speeds up the mind and body in decision making.

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