This course will give you a good understanding of both the attacking and defensive principles of play. We define each principle in isolation and use a variety of methods to bring each principle to life. We also provide a useful case study on how Leicester and Brendan Rogers use the principles of play to develop their playing philosophy.
This course is for coaches who want to develop their tactical knowledge and understanding of the game and to support in developing a playing identity/philosophy.
This course will cover:
The attacking and defensive principles of play
An example of how Leicester City use the principles of play to form a strategy
A chance to reflect and share your team's philosophy and principles with our expert mentor.
We hope you enjoy the course.
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In this PDF, you will find some sessions that you can use with your teams that promote the principles of play for attacking, defending and developing transitions which are explained in the course 'Principles of Play'.