Jim Stone, former head coach of the USA Youth National Team and lead trainer of the AOC Head Coach Certification, discusses the defensive system known as "slide" or "blue" defense. Watch to learn how it works and why you should incorporate it into your defensive arsenal.
The Head Coach Certification, Level 1 includes 53 video lessons just like this one that cover everything a new head coach needs to know going into season (or any coach wanting a refresher). After taking the certification, you'll be able to:
- Hold a productive tryout that allows you to quickly and easily identify talent
- Plan practices that bring out the best in your players
- Train the six skills using sound technique that won't injure players
- Optimize performance through individual and team assessments
- Understand the differences between the 5 offensive systems and the factors that impact your chosen system
- Run any of the 5 team defensive systems for combatting offensive attacks
- Manage matches more effectively, including substitutions and timeouts
- And much more!