Category Archives: Latest Blog

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...
Read more

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...
Read more

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...
Read more

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...
Read more

Designing An Effective Training Session

0 Submitted by on Mon, 17 October 2016, 00:03
  When asked to identify the secret to the success of his great Manchester United teams during the Premier League era, Sir Alex Ferguson went directly to the source. “The most important aspect of our system was training. What happens on a Saturday has already occurred on the training ground.” You can’t really argue with him. Observe any practice session Continue Reading...
Read more

Jurgen Klopp – Liverpool Warm-Up

0 Submitted by on Mon, 07 March 2016, 19:41
    I recently attended the 2016 Capital One Cup Final at Wembley between Liverpool and Manchester City and observed the pregame warm-up of Jurgen Klopp’s team. Below is the set-up, which you can see is quite basic. A playing area on the far side of the pitch and a coned area in the corner. The warm-up involved the starters Continue Reading...
Read more

Best Coaching Books Of 2015

0 Submitted by on Tue, 15 December 2015, 05:52
    Below are the five best soccer coaching books I have read in the past 12 months. They are in no particular order and cover a wide range of perspectives. Each book covers different levels, cultures, philosophies, and even generations of players.  The one thing that they all have in common however, apart from the fact that I really Continue Reading...
Read more
Page 1 of 1312345...10...Last »