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The exercises in 248 Drills for Attacking Soccer are designed to teach your players’ to make exact evaluations in critical moments and look for suitable solutions without prescribing to be prearranged strategy. Soccer is a game of reaction, the match cannot be scripted. Intelligent, creative attacking play is essential in overcoming the ever changing defensive schemes in the game today.
A League of Their Own provides readers with a closer look at the FIFA Club World Champions. It examines teams such as FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Manchester City. Readers will catch a glimpse into the history of these clubs while also learning about the individual philosophies of some of the top coaches. A League of Their Own discusses different tactical philosophies as well as how these tactical approaches have been adjusted by some of soccer’s greatest coaches, such as Pep Guardiola, Jose Mourinho, Luis Enrique, and Louis van Gaal. Finally, readers will be taken through case studies of each individual team with a step-by-step analysis of how these tactical setups are successful and how they can be exploited.
All About Pressing in Soccer provides a detailed look at the history, theory, and practice of pressing in soccer. With this comprehensive resource, the coach and player will improve their understanding of the game, making them stronger and more successful as a coach or player.
How does a team and a coach, who were nearly forgotten three years ago, achieve the impossible? How do they rise to the top and conquer the Premier League, the toughest league in the world? Claudio Ranieri: T(h)inkerman offers the answer to those questions. Everyone is entitled to dream big after Claudio Ranieri’s miracle with Leicester City. Sports reporter, Aris Gatas, has followed Ranieri’s course over the last two years, collecting exclusive interviews and reports and using them to create this detailed biography of Ranieri.
As a coach, you know that you are constantly looking for tools and resources to improve your craft. Whether it’s training programs or team management, you are on the lookout for the right materials and information to aid you as a coach. The new book from Meyer & Meyer Sport, Coaching a Season of Significance was written by an experienced youth and high school soccer coach for other soccer coaches. This book takes you from the beginning of the season by helping you with organizing, setting goals in addition to holding pre-season meetings.
Soccer player are more than the sum of their parts: endurance, speed, shooting technique, passing technique, skills, and intelligence on the pitch. The soccer coach has to take all of these factors into one system that will create good players. In Coaching Soccer Like Guardiola & Mourinho, you will receive direction in all of this.
The concept of Tactical Periodization has become the preferred training theory for many of the current most successful soccer coaches: Pep Guardiola, José Mourinho, Diego Simeone, André Villas-Boas, and many others train according to these principles.
In this outstanding book, Coaching Team Shape, Coach Emilio Cecchini teaches the game from the ground up using geometric figure exercises to coach the concepts of space, orientation and communication. This is a progressive and innovative teaching method geared towards players in the 9-16 year old age group and has proven highly successful in the development of many Italian youth players.
Written by Eugenio Fascetti and Romedio Scaia this book focuses on teaching and coaching the 5-3-2 pattern of play which uses the sweeper as a fundamental part of its defense.
Thanks to his his long and fruitful career as a coach, Eugenio Fascetti teaches the need to be flexible, versatile, and to change schemes according to the opponent, the match, the individual players, and ever changing situations, never sticking obstinately to one vision of play.
Soccer players and coaches alike admire the German national team for their combination of individual qualities and teamwork. It has led to some of the most creative soccer being played during the 2014 World Championship. The German teams success can be found rooted in the youth training practiced in German soccer clubs. Most professional soccer clubs in Germany have their own youth academy where the next Bundesliga stars are formed. There was only one from the 2014 World Cup squad, Miroslav Klose, who was not trained in one of these academies. In Creating World Champions, the system used for German soccer youth development is explained with particular emphasis on the different paths that young players can take on the road to success.
Creative Soccer Training is the sequel to the top-selling book, The Soccer Games and Drills Compendium. The authors have extended their realistic training approach to present 350 new and innovative training exercises. With its tried and tested format, Created Soccer Training continues and enhances the practice-oriented methods outlined in the Games and Drills Compendium, but in this book the methods are developed for more ambitious and advanced players.