Fraser's Football Blog

Does your dad, boyfriend or husband think he knows everything about football?

Does your dad stand on the touchline on a Sunday shouting advice? Does he bore you to death  about how good he was back in the day? Does your husband or boyfriend sit in front of the TV  watching endless hours of football? Does he spend all of his time chatting to his mates about it? Does it…

10 tips on how to get Scouted

Keep mastering the fundamentals of your game discussed in the previous blog Get yourself visible: attend trials by professional clubs and organisations. Attend soccer schools by clubs as they are there to identify talent. Be proactive and find out, about all football opportunities there are for you. Look for advanced coaching organisations. Play at the highest level…

What Football Scouts look for?

Quite often when I watch a youth game on a Sunday morning I will come across a player who is easy on the eye and seems to glide through the game with ease and confidence. Even when I watch professional games at lower level, including non league, quite often there is a player that  stands out…

Brighton FC 4 Kent Schools 6

Kent Schools 15 pulled off an impressive 6-4 win over a strong Brighton and Hove Albion Academy side on Wednesday night. Congratulations to Kobi Bowers ( bottom left front row as you look at the picture ) mentioned in a previous blog who capped off a fine display with an excellent goal. Kobi is a regular client of mine…

‘ Its never too late for Harry’

Pictured above is 22 year old Harry from East London being put through some 1v1 drills in Dagenham last night. Harry is a very talented forward player who was never really given much coaching as a youngster. He told me he learned much of his football from watching TV or others play. This is often the case…

Kobi Bowers: Kent Schools U15 v Brighton and Hove Albion FC

Good luck to Kobi Bowers tonight as he continues his fabulous run of form for Kent Schools against a good Brighton and Hove Albion Academy side. Kobi has been having coaching sessions with me for nearly 18 months now during which time we have worked on and developed all aspects of his game. Kobi is an exciting,…

Ben Colchester U14

Pictured above is Ben being put through a free taster session in a wet Colchester on Monday evening. It was a tough and challenging session where Ben worked hard for the full hour. Ben : under 14 wide attacking player: Maldon and Tiptree FC Topics covered: Speed, Agility Balance and Coordination with ball and pass…

1to1 Football Coach in Colchester, Dagenham, Romford and Dartford this week,

This is my schedule for this week. If you want to come and view a session or book a taster get in touch. I am in the following areas this week. Monday: Colchester Tuesday: Dagenham Friday: Romford Saturday: Dartford Sunday: Dartford or East London ( to be confirmed)

Goalkeeper Coaching at 1to1footballcoach.com

Do you need to sharpen up your play in Goal? Why don’t you get in touch for a goalkeeper session which will improve your game markedly within a few sessions. Speed and agility exercises to increase your mobility and reaction time. Improve you hands. Improve your footwork. Improve shot stopping and learn how to narrow angles and…

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Improve your performance in 1v1 situations, improve your dribbling, improve your first touch, improve your range of passing, improve your shooting, score more goals, keep more clean sheets, understand the tactics of your position, improve your defending, improve your decision making. Be Fitter! Be Stronger! Be  Faster! Be noticed! Contact me now for a free taster session…

Will poor defensive play relegate Bournemouth?

Look at the picture above and see how easy it was for Manchester City to play out from the back last night. Jack Wilshire pointing at Toure who he should have been tight up against. Added to their lack of compactness, defensive movement and general lack of desire to win the ball first are they in…

Blair ( Pictured warming up at Queen of the South FC )

Blair took advantage of his half term holiday in London to have a coaching session with his favourite Uncle on Saturday 11th February. Despite the cold cold weather we did a general technical and skills session working on: Moving the ball on 1st touch with either foot into space Developing disguise before your first touch We then…

Back at the old Stade de France!

Back at the old Stade de France tomorrow at Dartford Goals for 2 sessions. If you interested in a session pop along and see me in action be between 12 and 3.

The Role of the Centre Forward ? 21 questions to evaluate your performances.

Here are a 20 questions or checklist to consider when spear- heading the attack. The list is not exhaustive but is a ideas I work on when coaching young players. What is my starting position when my team regains possession. Am I able to threaten in behind the defence or drop short for the ball. Am I…

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Improve your performance with personlised coaching sessions aimed  at excelling your overall game.  Specifically catering for Elite players of all ages in or around Academy Football, players aspiring to play at Elite Level. My sessions cover speed, agility and quickness, improving technical ability, mastering 1v1 skills, ball manipulation and tactical awareness. With many clubs having little time to work on individual technical…

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