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I Wish Wiel Coerver Got It Right

Founder of TOVO Institute & regular Player Development Project Contributor, Todd Beane discusses whether the Coerver Coaching model is in fact flawed. In this challenging post, Todd questions the value of skill acquisition in isolation versus the benefits of game-based learning in the dynamic environment of football by asking 'did Wiel Coerver get it right?'


This blog may upset a lot of people in soccer.

Having said that, this article may also resonate with some of you soccer coaches out there that somewhere deep in your gut feel what I...

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