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Coaching Corner - Futsal Coach Instructions

Technical Part: Basic fundamentals

  1. Heading, controlling, keeping and passing the ball, work with the right and left foot.
  2. Different training for the development of the fundamentals for athletes under 15 years.
  3. Training to score a goal “HOW TO KICK A FUTSAL BALL”.
  4. Training for goalkeepers, which today also play with their feet.
  5. The importance of goalkeepers in modern futsal.
  6. The importance of the collective game and its speed.

Tactical Part: Attack

  1. Release of the ball by the goalkeeper: 5 different moves by the goalkeeper with the ball in his/her hands, by using the following formations: 2x2, 3x1, 4x0, 3x2, how to obtain space for play.
  2. The positions of the players for a full court press.
  3. The positions of the players for a half court press.
  4. The positions of the players for a quarter court press.
  5. The movement while in possession of the ball, the points of reference of a team.
  6. How to use the goalkeeper, the main defender, the wingers and the striker (what are the positions of this sport).
  7. At what time during the game should the striker be used.
  8. 5 set plays iniated by the goalie to get the ball to the opponent’s goal: 2x2, 3x1, 4x0, 3x2.
  9. 3 set plays: free kick, throw-in and corner throw.
  10. The player’s ability to adapt to the game situation.

Tactical Part: Defence

  1. The three most important lines of defence in futsal and when to use them.
  2. Man to man defence.
  3. Zone defence.
  4. How to differentiate and change the defence during a game.
  5. How to use the time-outs to talk to the players.
  6. The attitude of the athletes after the request of time-out by the coach.
  7. The attitude of the players towards the opponent, the right time to change the defence line up.


Duration of each complete course: 2 hours and forty-five minutes.

The specified points can be changed depending on the demand of the course for each Club or Institution and on the number of persons which will attend each course.

The Club will be able to choose the most important points or exclude some items. This course can be adapted to each request.

Rubio M. Guerra (ex Professional player, Futsal Coach), Technical and Tactical Instructor.

Alex Posadas. (ex Player of the Colombian National Soccer Team), Physical Fitness Instructor.

Rubio Guerra,
Futsal Coach since 1995,
Native of: Pocos de Caldas, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
D.O.B: 11/01/68

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