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Featured Training Sessions

Each Game As It Comes library of downloadable sessions, covering technical and tactical practices including sessions from leading coaches such as Hope Powell, Aidy Boothroyd and Gareth Southgate.

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Complete Session Plans

20 Complete Session Plans to free up your valuable time, including demonstration videos and downloadable PDFs

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Rondos

Simple and effective warm-up exercises invented originally in Spain with videos and descriptions.

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Software

Recommended software for session planning, analysis and tactical planning.

Tactics Manager

Software for session planning and tactical diagrams.

Tactical Pad

Tactical analysis and diagrams, session planning for multiple devices.

Online Courses

Recommended coaching courses accessible from your laptop or desktop computer.

Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma 1

The online Youth Diploma 1 course introduces students to the 1v1 moves of Coerver Coaching and how to teach them, breaking the game down to enable easier coaching, session planning, and adding pressure to enable players to take their learned skills into games.

Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma 2

The online Youth Diploma 2 course focuses on taking Coerver into team play, the Box/Trap system, and also looks into technical, tactical and mental skills.

Coaching Manuals

Recommended coaching manuals including technical sessions, tactical blueprints, featured clubs, countries and coaches, and mental and physical fitness.

Coaching The Coach - Richard Seedhouse

Coaching skills through drills, the book is full of fun and engaging football practises for youngsters, explaining the theory behind the practise helping coaches develop a thought process to apply when putting together session plans.

Coaching The Coach 2 - Richard Seedhouse

Coaching skills through Functional practises, Phase of Play and Small Sided games, including detailed coaching points and an understanding of why to use them.

The Modern Soccer Coach: Pre-Season Training - Gary Curneen

A look at how pre-season has changed over the past 10 years, and offers ways for coaches to adapt their work with new and innovative ways to engage players so that they want to train at the maximum every day.

The Modern Soccer Coach 2014: A Four Dimensional Approach - Gary Curneen

The modern soccer player is technically more capable, physically faster and stronger, and has access to more coaching and sports science resources than ever before. With the high rewards associated with success, there has never been more pressure on coaches.

The Modern Soccer Coach: Position-Specific Training - Gary Curneen

With more pressure on coaches to win than ever before, the modern game seems to be less about actual players and more about tactical systems. In many places, the majority of training sessions are structured so that each player receives the same training as his or her teammates, even though they are asked to perform different functions.

Tactical Periodization - A Proven Successful Training Model

Putting the tactical dimension at the forefront of every training session, based on the methods of Manuel Da Costa, this manual authored by Juan Luis Delgado Bordonau and José Alberto Mendez Villanueva helps your players to react quicker, be sharper and make better decisions.

The Art of Defending Part 1: 1 v 1 to 8 v 8 - Wayne Harrison

Working from 1 v 1 scenarios through to 8 v 8 covering concepts such as pressure, support, marking, cover and balance.

The Art of Defending Part 2: Phase Play and 11 v 11 - Wayne Harrison

Part two of the series covers all aspects of 11 v 11 defending, duties and responsibilities in each third of the field.

Pressing - Massimo Lucchesi

A comprehensive overview of one of the most widely used collective defensive tactics in the modern game.

Coaching Transition Play - Michail Tsokaktsidis

This manual helps coaches improve their training sessions in the most important phases of the modern game – the transition phases. This book provides 32 transition game situations based on tactical analysis of the likes of Diego Simeone, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp, to provide 23 full sessions and 98 practices.

Coaching Combination Play - Tag Lamche

Learn to coach Combination Play with practical examples of how to play from the ‘keeper, through defence, midfield and attack, using coordinated movement patterns through the 4 phases of play (Build Up, Consolidation, Incision and Finishing phases) including 40 tactical game situations and 66 practices.

Coaching Positional Play - Pasquale Casá Basile

Learn to coach Positional Play with the Spanish game model of “Expansive Football”, attacking tactics & practises, this manual provides detailed analysis of 34 different tactical situations and provides 47 practices for you to use when training your team.

Creative Attacking Play - Athanasios Terzis

A complete guide for using creative attacking play against teams that defend within the middle or defensive third, including 42 practises and variations, and 60 game situations based on tactical analysis of Antonio Conte, Massimiliano Allegri, Diego Simeone, Jose Mourinho, Arsène Wenger and Jürgen Klopp with the 4-2-3-1, 4-4-2, 4-3-3 and 3-5-2 formations.

Creative and Successful Wing Play - Sven Hübscher

76 practises to improve creative and successful wing play.

One Touch and Combination Play - Norbert Elgert & Peter Schreiner

62 drills and progressions from FC Schalke 04 Academy – accompanying DVD also available.

Marcelo Bielsa - Coaching Build Up Play Against High Pressing Teams - Athanasios Terzis

This coaching manula helps coaches improve improve their training sessions to build up play against high pressing teams, using the tactics of Marcelo Bielsa, with 9 full sessions (35 practises).

Jose Mourinho Attacking Sessions - Michail Tsokaktsidis

Analysis of Jose Mourinho’s tactics while at Real Madrid providing 114 practices organised into 30 sessions.

Louis Van Gaal's Coaching Philosophy and Practises

Packed full of in depth interviews with former Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal describing his football philosophy with topics including tactics, team preparation and management, and 35 practises.

Spanish Football Federation Coaching Program

Providing a program of 96 practices from top coaches at the Spanish FA (RFEF) which outline the Spanish football model. The focus is on developing young players (u9-u12) to a high technical level using a ball in all the sessions, from beginning to end.

Advanced Spanish Academy Coaching

Learn and use the same sessions from the Professional Academy Coaches of Villarreal, Real Madrid and Spanish Football Federation. 120 Technical, Tactical and Conditioning Practices.

Spanish Academy Soccer Coaching

Learn and use the same sessions from the professional Academy coaches of Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Athletic Bibao including 120 practises.

Full Season Academy Training Program

88 Sessions (440 Practises) from Italian Serie A Coaches, a full season of Academy sessions for u9 – u15.

Italian Academy Training

Over 80 practices and progressions as used in the academies of Serie ‘A’ focusing on technical or tactical elements of training.

Coaching Mini Soccer - Richard Seedhouse

A tried and tested program of essential skills and drills for 5 to 10 year olds, including 12 main sessions and over 70 interchangeable drills to coach the skills required to produce academy standard players and teams.

Dutch Academy Football Coaching u10-u11

Technical and tactical practices for a wide range of topics, ideal for coaches at youth level wanting to develop their team to world leading, Dutch academy standards. 66 practises in total.

Dutch Academy Football Coaching u12-u13

Technical and tactical practices for a wide range of topics, ideal for coaches at youth level wanting to develop their team to world leading, Dutch academy standards. 71 practises in total.

Dutch Academy Football Coaching u14-u15

Functional Training and Tactical Practices from Top Dutch Coaches, containing 35 tactical patterns of play and 62 practises.

FC Barcelona Training Sessions - Athanasios Terzis

Analysis of how and why Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona, possibly the best team of all time, used their specific tactics in different game situations. Plus more than 160 progressive practises from each tactical situation to use in your own sessions.

Coaching the Tiki Taka Style of Play - Jed C. Davies

A complete coaching resource on the Tiki Taka philosophy, development, training methods, and tactical insight. Includes practices from FC Barcelona, Ajax, Liverpool and more.

Spanish Attacking Sessions - Michail Tsokaktsidis

Learn how to coach your team to play like one of the best national sides in the world, with 140 practices organised into 31 ready-made sessions.

Ajax Training Sessions - Jorrit Smink

A collection of 40 drills used by coaches at Ajax.

Coaching Advanced Soccer Players - Dick Bate

Comprehensive manual of 40 excellent drills geared towards players 16 and over, by former Elite Coaching Manager at the English FA, Dick Bate.

Soccer Training: Games, Drills and Fitness Practices - Malcolm Cook

Best-selling coaching manual that brings together practices and routines used and recommended by some of the world’s top coaches.

The Soccer Goalkeeping Handbook - Alex Welsh

The authoritative and comprehensive coaching guide to the most important position on the soccer field, now in its Third edition.

Football: Raise Your Mental Game - Richard Nugent & Steve Brown

Tools and techniques for mental fitness readily available to players and coaches at all levels – including focus, motivation, dealing with nerves and anger management.

The Chimp Paradox - Professor Steve Peters

An incredibly powerful mind management model that can help you become a happy, confident, healthier and more successful person. Written by Professor Steve Peters who has worked with the GB Olympic Team and Liverpool FC.

Coaching the 4-2-3-1 - Wayne Harrison

A comprehensive guide to playing one of the most popular formations in the game, utilised by the likes of Arsenal, Real Madrid, and World Cup winners Germany and Spain. Includes a look at individual roles, partnerships within the team unit and defensive and attacking phases, plus training exercises to help coach your players.

Jurgen Klopp's 4-2-3-1 (Attacking & Defending) - Athanasios Terzis

A full and extensive analysis of Jurgen Klopp’s Borussia Dortmund team. This tactical blueprint is explained clearly with supporting diagrams, notes and detailed descriptions. Includes 30 sessions and 128 practices.

Coaching the Juventus 3-5-2 (Attacking & Defending) - Athanasios Terzis

Containing a full and extensive analysis of the most successful team using the 3-5-2 formation in modern football. This pair of tactical blueprints is explained clearly with supporting diagrams, notes and detailed descriptions. Includes 33 sessions and 104 practices.

Soccer's 4-4-2 System - Marco Ceccomori

Complete and insightful analysis of the world’s most popular playing system.

FC Barcelona: A Tactical Analysis - Attacking & Defending - Athanasios Terzis

An extensive assessment of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona team, with analysis on the 4-3-3 system of play and each player’s responsibilities, positioning and movement.

Jose Mourinho's Real Madrid: A Tactical Analysis - Athanasios Terzis

Extensive manual exploring Attacking and Defending in a 4-2-3-1, each player’s responsibilities, positioning and movement with each Phase of Play.

Periodization Fitness Training - Javier Mallo

A revolutionary football conditioning program by Real Madrid fitness coach Dr Javier Mallo. Practise topics include warm-ups, conditioning, technical, tactical and SSGs.

Football Conditioning: A Modern Scientific Approach - Adam Owen

Increase the efficiency of all your training sessions and ensure that key components of the game (technical, tactical, physical and physiological) are being developed in conjunction with each other, rather than in isolation, which is fundamental to the development of football players.

Warm-Ups for Soccer: A Dynamic Approach - Mick Critchell

Addressing the issue of stretching and warm-up practices for football, discouraging the use of static stretching, offering a variety of dynamic exercises which more closely resemble the movements made in the game.

Soccer Fitness - Alan Pearson

More than 100 drills for individual or team practise, for speed, agility and quickness. Including plyometrics, warm-ups and cool downs.

Coaching Videos

Recommended DVDs and Digital Video resources for coaching tips and session planning.

The DVD Football Coach Volume 1

Complete training programmes in a short time – based on the German Academy training model. 600 different training sessions.

The DVD Football Coach Volume 2

Complete training programmes in a short time – based on the German Academy training model. 1000 different training sessions.

Tiki Taka One Touch Training - Peter Hyballa

Practises for creating space, possession and combination play with Bayer Leverkusen u19 coach, Peter Hyballa.

Ball Control - Italian Style Academy Technical Skills Training Program

Two digital video set with over 100 training exercises aiming to develop, improve and maintain individual technical skills regarding ball control. Suitable for players of all ages and abilities , these exercises can be carried out in groups or alone.

Individual Defending Tactics - Italian Style

More than 40 technical exercises and game situations focusing on the defensive phase, with the primary objective to develop the tactical awareness and abilities of the defenders.

Youth Academy Training Program

Learn a new methodology from Italian Serie ‘A’ coaches to coach U5-8 years, with 100 practices organised into 20 ready-made sessions. E-Book and Video Download.

Training Sessions of the Top Dutch Coaches - Volume 1

Volume 1 of this DVD series with Guus Hiddink, Ronald Koeman, Henk ten Cate, Bert van Marwijk, Rene Meulensteen and Frans Hoek.

Training Sessions of the Top Dutch Coaches - Volume 2

Volume 2 of this DVD series with Martin Jol, Co Adriaanse, Foppe de Haan, Ricardo Moniz and Raymond Verheijen.

Training Sessions of the Top Dutch Coaches - Volume 3

Volume 3 of this DVD series with Peter Bosz, Wiljan Vloet, John van Loen, Rob Druppers, Maarten Arts, Henk Mariman and Toine van de Goolberg.

The Art of Playing Attacking Soccer 1 - Norbert Elgert

Schalke 04 coach Norbert Elgert with nearly one hour of exercises including playing directly and quick combinations.

The Art of Playing Attacking Soccer 2 - Norbert Elgert

Schalke 04 coach Norbert Elgert with an one hour of exercises including improving combination play and forward passing.

The Art of Playing Attacking Soccer 3 - Norbert Elgert

Schalke 04 coach Norbert Elgert with over one hour of exercises including playing without the ball and positioning.

The Art of Playing Attacking Soccer 4 - Norbert Elgert

Schalke 04 coach Norbert Elgert with nearly one hour of exercises including one-touch combination play and sprint training.

Feel the Speed - How to Develop and Coach Soccer Speed - Mike Antoniades

Give your players an edge by using specially designed football drills to incorporate speed into every move of their game.

Goalkeeping Complete - Maarten Arts

An instructive DVD containing more than one hour of video footage of match situations and training sessions.

Soccer EyeQ: Developing Vision & Awareness Volume 1 - Kevin McGreskin

Coach your players to develop game awareness, anticipation and decision making, on and off the ball through innovative training techniques.

Soccer EyeQ: Developing Vision & Awareness Volume 2 - Kevin McGreskin

Further exercises to coach your players to develop game awareness, anticipation and decision making, on and off the ball through innovative training techniques.

Recommended Football and Coaching Reading

General interest reading on the game and coaching at the elite level.

The Beautiful Game? Searching for the Soul of Football - David Conn

A powerful and passionate exploration of the game of football/soccer by leading investigative journalist from the Guardian newspaper, David Conn. You can read our review of the book here.

Winning - Clive Woodward

England World Cup winning Rugby coach, Sir Clive Woodward outlines the methods he used to bring success from the relative rugby minnows at Henley to winning the game’s ultimate prize.

Football for the Brave - John Cartwright

A thoughtful book on football coaching by one of the most outspoken coaches, provoking thought and debate. An excellent assistance to devising a coaching philosophy. You can read our review of the book here.

The Mixer - Michael Cox

The story of Premier League tactics from Route One to False Nines.

Inverting the Pyramid: The History of Football Tactics - Jonathan Wilson

A book which pulls apart the finer details of the world’s game, tracing the global history of tactics, from modern pioneers right back to the beginning when chaos reigned.

No Hunger In Paradise: The Players. The Journey. The Dream - Michael Calvin

Only 180 of the 1.5 million boys who play organised youth football in England will become a Premier League pro. That’s a success rate of 0.012 per cent. How and why do the favoured few make it? What separates the good from the great? Who should they trust – the coach, the agent or their parents?

Pep Confidential - Martí Perarnau

The inside story of Pep Guardiola’s first season at Bayern Munich.

Pep Guardiola: The Evolution - Martí Perarnau

The follow-up to his critically acclaimed account of Guardiola’s first full season at Bayern, Martí Perarnau now lifts the lid on the Catalan’s whole tenure in Bavaria.

Das Reboot: How German Football Reinvented Itself - Raphael Honigstein

The story of the progression of German football from the international wilderness of the late 1990s, to winning the World Cup in 2014.

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