Training players in circular playing fields develops and improves their game competence. Circle Soccer Training contains an integrated game concept and provides varied training exercises for fast implementation in training practice that will benefit all players at any level.
The book first delves into the theory of circle training, explaining the main technical and tactical principles of the circle training concept. It contains further helpful information regarding the rules of the game, coaching points, how to organize each game or drill, and detailed illustrations. Following the introduction on circle training is the practical application. Beginning with an explanation on how to use this effective training for improving players’ technical abilities, this section contains 100 circular games and drills that will allow players to progress and develop their skills.
Also presented in this book are modern, innovative, and cognitively demanding forms of play, which are an integrated and complex part of modern soccer. The concepts of circle soccer and their application in training are important for all players – at any level – to develop their technical playing abilities. With Circle Soccer Training, players can create a competitive advantage over their opponents.
Stephan Kerber is an association sports instructor in the Hamburg Football Association e.V. As a DFB (German Soccer Association) soccer teacher, he is responsible for coaching education, talent development, and for the selection process in Germany.
Fabian Seeger is the author of The Soccer Games and Drills Compendium and Creative Soccer Training. Fabian received a master’s degree in sports science from the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel, Germany, and an A license for coaching from the DFB (German Soccer Association). He is a basecamp coach for the DFB’s talent development program, and he also serves as advisor to the Hamburger Soccer Association coach’s training.
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