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Recommended software for session planning, analysis and tactical planning.
Recommended coaching courses accessible from your laptop or desktop computer.
Recommended coaching manuals including technical sessions, tactical blueprints, featured clubs, countries and coaches, and mental and physical fitness.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Recommended DVDs and Digital Video resources for coaching tips and session planning.
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.
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.
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.
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?