PART I: PRESSING
Pressing principles and tactics. Pressing triggers and traps. Coaching counter-pressing (gegenpressing), pressing from high, mid and low blocks.
PART II: DEFENSIVE SHAPE
Compactness - the key principle. Coaching compactness. Defensive organisation in mid and low blocks. Defending against a switch of play.
PART III: PROTECTING GOAL
Protecting danger zones. Defending crosses and corners. Coaching defending the box. Work as a back four unit.
PART I: STYLE OF PLAY
Coaching Positional play. Direct play and verticality. Counter-attacking and counter-pressing (gegenpressing). Third man concept.
PART II: BUILD-UP PLAY
Coaching build-up play vs high block. Build-up with three centre-backs. Playing from the back. Centre-back progressions.
PART III: MIDFIELD PROGRESSION
Coaching control of possession with midfield three. Switch of play. Progress through the central channel. Playing through wide overloads.
PART IV: FINAL THIRD PENETRATION
Coaching final third penetration using central combinations. Final third penetration from wide areas. Beating a low block. Runs in-behind defensive line.