New international session added to US Club Soccer library on

New international session added to US Club Soccer library on

A new international session from Carl Darlington, Head of Technical Development of the Welsh Football Association, has been added to the US Club Soccer international sessions library on

Through a Players First partnership with US Club Soccer, SportSessionPlanner is helping to improve club development and coaching development in American youth soccer.

The session from Darlington helps teams learn effective strategies for team pressing and tactical defending. It is designed to teach tactical principles of team defending and setting pressure pockets or “traps.” Players learn positioning and cues to protect the middle of the field, and the manner in which they must coordinate to pressure to win the ball in specific areas of the field.

View this international session exclusively here.


To view numerous other sessions, including id² Program and Player Development Program (PDP) curriculum, please take advantage of a special SportSessionPlanner offering to US Club Soccer member clubs.

About US Club Soccer / SportSessionPlanner partnership:

ssp_usclubsoccer_direct_longThis partnership provides US Club Soccer members with tools to manage their own match preparation and analysis, as well as external sessions to reference. It also allows access to a global library of training sessions and exclusive content only available to US Club Soccer members, including curriculum from the id² Program, Player Development Program (PDP) and international academy sessions from world-renowned clubs.

In addition, is a valuable tool for club development. A Director of Coaching, for example, can incorporate specific training sessions in an efficient manner to unify intra-club curriculum.

All of this – referred to as Platinum access – will be made available for a special discounted rate of $550 per year [normal retail value of $1,100], which includes access for 10 individuals within the club. Additional individuals within the same club may purchase access for $32 per year.

Take advantage of the exclusive US Club Soccer discount by registering with