Kieran Smith Part 1 Pressing Warmup

This week’s drill is a simple yet effective pressing warm up, demonstrated by experienced coach Kieran Smith, director of playpositionally.com. Players on the ball are focussing on passing and moving while those off it are working on the speed and body shape of the press. Players are divided into four groups, each behind a cone. The…

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AFC Wimbledon Rondo Warm-Up

This week we’re looking at Dons keep ball, a variation of the rondo with AFC Wimbledon Academy Head Mark Robinson. Dons works with two defending players in the middle, with the first phase being the outside players have to take two touches, whilst keeping the ball away from the defenders. The players are having to work…

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