Methods For Teaching Attacking Soccer- The NSCAA 6v6 Model covers
three methods for teaching soccer tactics in attacking play: Coaching In
The Game Methodology, Progressive soccer Methodology and Small Sided
soccer Games to teach tactics.
In the first section, using the concept of Coaching In The Game
Methodology, the coach will learn how to train a soccer teamís attacking
tactical understanding through using a 6v6 format with very active play
and start positions allowing maximum touches on the ball to simulate the
reality of moving from one third of the field to another
The Progressive Methodology section begins with possession games and
moves all the way to a realistic soccer game with two large goals with
goalkeepers. This section features the use of the 4v2 to teach
penetrating passes, and the 5v3 to teach changing the point of attack.
In this section the coach learns to move the training of attacking
tactics from simple to complex and from clarity to reality in a
In the Small-sided Games section the soccer coach learns how to
design and implement free flowing and realistic games for teaching for
specific topics in the attack- penetration, possession, runs off the
ball and where and when to run off the ball. The coach also learns to
use these games to teach the principles of attack: width, depth,
mobility and penetration.