Category Archives: Sessions Archive

Passing and Opening Up In Possession

2 Submitted by on Thu, 28 February 2013, 02:47
Below is a recent session we did at the University of Cincinnati that incorporated passing and working to receive the ball on the half turn. This session really demands that players focus on their movement before receiving the pass and that is the difference between playing forward or having to go back to where you received it. The tempo of Continue Reading...
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Crossing And Finishing – Timing The Runs To Perfection!

0 Submitted by on Thu, 11 October 2012, 17:48
Timing of runs during crossing and finishing exercises is always a challenge. If the attackers are in too early they can be easily picked up by defenders and can become static in the box. If they are in too late they can miss out on golden opportunity to provide the final touch to a great move. This exercise works on moving the Continue Reading...
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Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 3

1 Submitted by on Wed, 15 August 2012, 04:12
One of the many nice surprises on the “NSCAA Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking Course’ was the fact that he brought his entire staff along with him for the presentation. Mourinho’s staff included Rui Faria, Aitor Karanka,  Silvino Louro, Luis Campos, Santiago Lozano, Carlos Lalín and José Morais. Each of them would discuss the area in which they specialized in. Like Continue Reading...
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Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 2

13 Submitted by on Thu, 09 August 2012, 05:03
Having read so much about the Jose Mourinho “coaching experience”, I felt as though I was taking my place in the stands for something very special. Like his presentation earlier on that day, it did not disappoint. I can honestly say that every aspect of the training session was done with a higher level of organization, quicker tempo, and a degree Continue Reading...
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Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 1

3 Submitted by on Thu, 02 August 2012, 13:39
 I have been a fan of Jose Mourinho for many years. When the opportunity came to watch him work first hand with Real Madrid in Los Angeles, I signed up for the NSCAA Course right away. I have observed numerous training sessions at professional clubs with top coaches before, but this was different. I expected to get an insight to how Continue Reading...
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Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 1

0 Submitted by on Thu, 02 August 2012, 13:39
 I have been a fan of Jose Mourinho for many years. When the opportunity came to watch him work first hand with Real Madrid in Los Angeles, I signed up for the NSCAA Course right away. I have observed numerous training sessions at professional clubs with top coaches before, but this was different. I expected to get an insight to how Continue Reading...
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Jose Mourinho Tactical Thinking – Part 1

0 Submitted by on Thu, 02 August 2012, 13:39
 I have been a fan of Jose Mourinho for many years. When the opportunity came to watch him work first hand with Real Madrid in Los Angeles, I signed up for the NSCAA Course right away. I have observed numerous training sessions at professional clubs with top coaches before, but this was different. I expected to get an insight to how Continue Reading...
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