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Sigi Schmid's Defensive Soccer Tactics Video on Demand-HK

Sigi Schmid's Defensive Soccer Tactics Video on Demand-HK

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    Defense. It is the cornerstone of soccer success. Players need to know their roles, organize quickly, work as a unit, and make snap decisions to shut down the opponent.

    In Sigi Schmid’s Defensive Soccer Tactics, one of the sport’s top coaches reveals the key defensive concepts that all winning teams must have in order to stop an attack, win possession, and begin the counterattack.

    Through live-action demonstrations, small-sided games, and team drills, Schmid covers defensive tactics like no other. It’s all here: zone defenses, pressure tactics, positional play, strategies to neutralize free kicks and corners, and more.

    Sigi Schmid’s Defensive Soccer Tactics provides a unique look at how a coach interacts with and teaches players to understand the purpose of each tactic. Applicable to soccer teams at all levels, this video will help you shut down any offensive attack.

    Sigi Schmid is the winningest coach in Major League Soccer (MLS) history with 207 career victories. He also ranks first in MLS games coached (452). His combined postseason win total (24) is the second highest in MLS history. Schmid is one of two coaches in MLS history to guide two teams to MLS Cup titles. He is one of three to coach in four MLS Cup finals.

    Schmid was the recipient of the MLS Coach of the Year Award in 1999 and 2008. He is a member of both the National Soccer and UCLA halls of fame and was presented with the Walt Chyzowych Lifetime Achievement Award after the 2010 season.

    Since 1999, Schmid’s teams have won 11 major titles, including two MLS Cups. He is currently the head coach of the Seattle Sounders in MLS. He was head coach of the Columbus Crew (2006-2008) and LA Galaxy (1999-2004) in MLS.

    Schmid is recognized as one of the most successful collegiate coaches of all time, accumulating a 322-63-33 (.810 winning percentage) record in 19 seasons at UCLA. During that time, the Bruins won three NCAA Division I National Championships and amassed 16 consecutive NCAA postseason appearances. For 13 years he was a coach for the U.S. Soccer Federation at various levels, including assistant coach on the 1994 U.S. men's World Cup team. As U-20 head coach, he led the 2005 squad to an 11th-place finish at the 2005 World Youth Championship in Holland, including a group play win over eventual world champion Argentina.

    Schmid was the U-20 head coach from 1998 to 1999 with a 12th-place finish at the 1999 World Youth Championships, assistant coach for the 1995 U.S Pan American team, assistant coach for the U.S. men's national team from 1992 to 1994, assistant coach for the U.S. team at the 1991 World University Games, and assistant coach for the U.S. men's B national team from 1989 to 1991.