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Circuit 1 (small)

With a playing area of just 15x15 metres, the small grid alters the focus of circuit 1, with far greater emphasis placed on technical coordination in tight spaces when compared to the medium-sized grid.
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Technical activation

Jens Lehmann on becoming a goalkeeper

In a wide-ranging interview, FIFA coaching representative, Jens Lehmann, reveals to us the inside story of his rich goalkeeping career and shares his thoughts on the qualities and pathway of the modern goalkeeper.
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Player pathway

Different game scenarios

The session begins with an exercise where the players have to circulate the ball in a certain order. The second exercise is a 3v3 game including goalkeepers, where the conceding team is replaced by another team. To finish, players participate in a 6v6 game where the goal scorer changes teams, creating new game like scenarios for both sides.
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Grassroot session

Wing play

Traditional wing play used to be as simple as finding the winger in an advanced position so that they could whip a cross into the penalty area. However, as defensive units have become more aggressive in their organisation, attacking teams have had to develop new approaches.
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Elite session

Attacking in a 4-3-3 formation v. 5-3-2 defensive set-up

In this session, former Arsenal goalkeeper and coach Jens Lehmann provides a series of exercises that focus on progressing the ball into the final third effectively when playing in a 4-3-3 system against a side that adopts a 5-3-2 set-up.
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Elite session
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