When you are learning how to coach soccer, you need to keep in mind that one thing that is guaranteed during a soccer match is pressure. Whether your players are on offense or defense, they will experience pressure from the other team. Part of what you need to figure out when learning how to coach soccer is learning how to teach your players to handle that pressure.
Pressure on the Ball Handler
How many times have you seen a young player blindly kick the ball away whenever a defender gets within five feet of them. They become so panicked when pressure comes that they lose confidence in their own ability, and make a poor decision with the …