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ABOUT THE SYSTEM AND SURPRISES

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About The System And Surprises | CREATING A CULTURE

16/02/2018

Men’s EHF European Handball Championship, Croatia 2018

In the first 12 minutes of the second half, Spain was beating Sweden 8: 1. The key element of the game was the deep, aggressive defence based on a quick reading of the game, a takeover of the players and attacking the ball, not the attackers.

In that period, Sweden had 2 timeouts, they were trying to attack with one and two line players, with 7 players, but the surprise was too great.

Arpad Šterbik had 5 saves.

Mikael Appelgren had 4 saves.

Men’s Junior World Championship, Argelia 2017

Let’s see how the Spanish players played defence in 2017 in the Men’s Junior World Championship finals:

Men’s Youth World Championship, Georgia 2017

Let’s also see how their friends played the defence same year in the Men’s Youth World Championship final:

If in 3 finals, 3 different generations play the same, then it may not be a surprise.

PLAYING WHILE FOULED

PLAYING WHILE FOULED

”A foul is not a mistake for the offence, but it is a victory for the defence.” In most matches, if there are 3 to 4 correct fouls in one attack, the referee will call passive play. https://vimeo.com/522679366 Emil will have the easiest time scoring if he’s left alone...

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5:1 DEFENCE

5:1 DEFENCE

”The 6-0 defence does not exist. As soon as one defender comes out to a back, it's a 5: 1 defence."Juan de Dios Román Seco (during one lunch on the Mediterranean coast) Today, in senior handball, "school zone formations" are played less and less, and combined defences...

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david henigman

david henigman

You are a world and European champion in beach handball. Did being goalie on the sand help you in handball as well? Yes. First of all, the beach handball allowed me an active summer every year, so I always came to the pre season physically prepared, and the other...

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TIM DON

TIM DON

”You start here. You finish here.” ”To get the succes is not like that.” It's like this: ”You go around and around and around and then you make it.” Tim Don  The man with the halo:...

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5 DEFENSE PREJUDICES

5 DEFENSE PREJUDICES

1. “There’s nothing wrong with you that an expensive operation can’t prolong.”– Monthy Python – DEEP DEFENCE IS AGGRESSIVE One of the most common prejudices, especially among coaches working with children is: ”If we play deep defence, e.g. 3:3, the players...

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COMPETENT COACH

COMPETENT COACH

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.“- John Quincy Adams - The coach has the handball knowledge and is ready to transfer it to kids. He introduces, maintains and adjusts dynamic of the group and learning...

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