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Lucas Ordosgoitia Session – Change of Orientation

0 Submitted by on Sun, 16 April 2017, 23:21
Lucas Ordosgoitia is a youth coach with AFC Lightning. Originally from Cartagena, Colombia, Lucas played at UMass Boston before moving onto the coaching side of the game. He took his A License with the Spanish FA and also worked in Italy at Serie C to gain his qualification in Spain. Lucas presented this 3-part session on ‘Change of Orientation’ at the Continue Reading...
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FREE EXCERPT – Play Like Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona: A Soccer Coach’s Guide

0 Submitted by on Sun, 16 April 2017, 23:12
Below is an excerpt from the excellent book ‘Play Like Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona: A Coach’s Guide’ written by Agustín Peraita (FCBEscola Project Director at Sao Paulo FC Barcelona). The book is available on Amazon and is designed to understand and implement Pep Guardiola’s tactical approach and coaching methodology for that 2009-2010 Barça side. Containing more than 50 illustrations, detailing on-field drills, Principles/Subprinciples/Sub-SubPrinciples, tactical Continue Reading...
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Luca Bertolini Guest Session: Coaching 1v1 Duels

0 Submitted by on Thu, 13 April 2017, 17:44
Luca Bertolini has been an academy coach for 14 years. He is the current Head Coach of AC Colorno U-14 team in Italy and also works as an opponent analyst for the first team. He holds a UEFA ‘B’ License from the Italian FA as well as a Coerver Coaching Diploma. He has a coaching website ( and also posts Continue Reading...
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How To Coach With Passion

0 Submitted by on Mon, 20 March 2017, 04:30
  Dan Abrahams is a global sport psychologist, working alongside leading players, teams, coaches and organizations across the world. He is known for his passion and ability to de-mystify sport psychology, as well as his talent for creating simple to use techniques and performance philosophies. He is also as the founder of the Dan Abrahams Soccer Academy. Dan currently works Continue Reading...
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UEFA B License – Midfield Overloads

0 Submitted by on Mon, 20 March 2017, 04:28
This guest session is from Scottish coach, Laurie McGinley. Laurie is the Head Coach of Motherwell U-17 Ladies, as well as a community coach for Motherwell FC. He is a hard working, enthusiastic young coach with a UEFA B licence and Scottish FA Advanced children’s licence, with an aim of getting to the top level. His session today is focused Continue Reading...
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Tim Lees On Guardiola’s Effect on Manchester City

0 Submitted by on Fri, 17 February 2017, 14:43
   Tim Lees is the current Academy Director at St. Louis FC. He was Youth Development Manager at Wigan Athletic and managed the U13-14s philosophy at Liverpool’s academy. He holds a BSc Hons Degree in Sport Psychology, a UEFA A Licence and has been a guest speaker at several youth national coaching events. His book, ‘Developing an Elite Coaching Philosophy in Possession’, provides an outstanding, in-depth strategy Continue Reading...
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David Baird First Touch Session

0 Submitted by on Fri, 17 February 2017, 14:27
David Baird is a highly ambitious young coach, currently working with Heart of Midlothian FC in Scotland. He has been a practitioner of coaching for over 10 years and I has gained experience in Scotland, Dubai and the United States. His @DavidBairdSC Twitter account is a ‘must follow’ for coaches and he shares new sessions and content on a daily basis. His First Touch session below Continue Reading...
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