Passive defending is a great way to have attacking players work on their moves without fear of having the ball taken away. Passive defending is also a great way to eliminate bad defensive habits.
In this continuing series of posts about the 2010 Soccer MVP Tournament, the \’Passing\’ discipline was easily won by the inside-of-the-foot. Besides being more accurate, \’Inside\’ was the only surface that gave a player multiple passing options.
As a coach, don\’t hesitate to position your goalie well outside the penalty when your team is on the move. The goalie will stop countless breakaways from ever developing and push your team forward.