To get started, your players need information about the importance of quick action in football. A good example are the ball contact times of the 2006 World Cup with 2.9 seconds and the 2018 World Cup with 1.5 seconds. The ball contact time is the time between the first and last ball contact of a player. This shows that footballers now have to perceive and decide much faster than they did a few years ago.

1. Preparation

In order to teach your players the RESWITCH training method, put two bibs and two goal marks on the floor in front of the training group.

2. Introduce bibs & goal markings

  1. Ask the players what is special about the camisole? (different categories are shown)
  2. Ask the players what different symbols, numbers and letters they recognize.
  3. Ask the players what the various categories are all about (new team memberships are always possible)

3. Explain the training method

Explain to your players that the players with a same category playing together. They play at the same time on the gate on which your category can be seen . In the color category, the “reds” play together and score the goals on the goal with the red goal marking. In the case of a switch, the team composition changes to the newly named category letter, number or symbol.

4. “Dry exercise” to think along with

Give different commands and let the players think for themselves whether they are playing with the two bibs in front of them together or against each other and which goal markings they should lock on.

5. Training goals

Ask the players how they are particularly challenged by the training method? Which skills are the focus of the training? (The players are required to use the Look to detach from the ball and the situation perceive correctly , new decisions quickly to meet and to act right .)

6. RESWITCH training

It is best to start in a small game form at the beginning. With RESWITCH you have many options to design your training. When you order a bib set, you will receive a detailed starter manual that will be your companion in the first training units.