Good communication between teammates is an essential ingredient in a good football team. A pass should be called for and players need to be told whether they have space to turn or are closely marked. Try the following soccer coaching tips to get your players talking!
Start talking with your goalkeeper
Communication on the pitch is very important and it’s a topic which concerns a lot of football coaches. One of the most important areas of communication is getting your goalkeeper to talk to the defenders. The goalkeeper is often pictured as isolated at the back, but he or she is the catalyst for the rest of the team to talk to each other. So use the goalkeeper as much as you can.