… and work on them.
These are our U11s during a friendly over a month ago – versus San Diego Surf.
The interpretation of speed of play in general can be dangerous. We have to be careful here.
One of the biggest problems with US Soccer at all levels is that we have our teams run in 1 gear all game long. That gear is fast, fast, and more fast. One Dimensional … and wrong!
We must learn to identify when to speed up and when to slow down. We must feel the rhythm of the game under differing scenarios, and adjust appropriately. Our players must learn these things.