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Kalou and Čech masterclass

Published: Monday 28 December 2009, 8.50CET
As Chelsea FC go into the new year well placed for the challenges ahead, goalkeeper Petr Čech and forward Salomon Kalou give their top tips on their respective positions in the UEFA Training Ground.
Kalou and Čech masterclass
Learn from Salomon Kalou on the UEFA Training Ground ©Getty Images
Published: Monday 28 December 2009, 8.50CET

Kalou and Čech masterclass

As Chelsea FC go into the new year well placed for the challenges ahead, goalkeeper Petr Čech and forward Salomon Kalou give their top tips on their respective positions in the UEFA Training Ground.

Chelsea FC move into 2010 with much to look forward to, leading the Premier League and safely through to the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League, and you can learn from two of their top stars on the UEFA Training Ground.

Čech's drills
Goalkeeper Petr Čech is regarded as one of the best in the business. Three times voted the best goalkeeper at the UEFA Club Football Awards, now the Czech international wants to help you improve your game. Click here to see Čech's guide to his favourite training drills and see how you can become a better goalkeeper.

Kalou on control
Also on the Training Ground you can find a special two-part guide to control with expert advice from Chelsea's Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou. The forward gives his tips on taking the ball from a number of angles, from high balls to controlling the ball with the inside and outside of the boot. Click here for more while there are also interviews with two of Chelsea's other star players, Frank Lampard and John Terry, as they reveal what took them to the top.

Big names
The Training Ground hosts over 270 videos and features exclusive masterclass sessions from big-name players such Kaká, Andrea Pirlo, Zlatan Ibrahimović and Xavi Hernández – among arguably the greatest array of football talent assembled for a learning-based website. Coaches Roy Hodgson and Lars Lagerbäck have also been recruited to help inform and educate players and coaches of all ages and abilities, while Europe's top referees offer guides to rules, regulations and much more – all as part of the most comprehensive guide to skills and tactics on the internet.

Last updated: 29/12/09 11.37CET

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