"FC Barcelona - Style and Domination. A Tactical Analysis of FC Barcelona" will show you how to coach players in the 'tika-taka' style of play so you can maintain possession and dominate your opponents just like the world’s greatest soccer team.
It's here! Your comprehensive guide to coaching teams ‘The Barcelona Way’. Along with an in-depth analysis of the club's culture, players and tactical philosophy, this expertly written book shows you, with detailed diagrams and summaries, dozens of soccer drills you can use to emulate the Barcelona style of play to devastating effect.
Spellbinding. Spectacular. Humbling. There's no end of superlatives to describe FC Barcelona at their magnificent best. Over the last four years FC Barcelona has won over a dozen major championships and counting, including multiple La Liga titles, Copa del Reys, The Champions League and FIFA World Club Championships. In 2009 they won every title they competed for, making them the only team ever to achieve the Sextuple. If there's any team coaches around the world want to emulate, it's FC Barcelona.
But where does this unprecedented success come from?
Yes it's true, FC Barcelona's roll call of star names has a lot to do with it. When you have names like Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique and others on your team you are always going to be confident of victory every time you step on the field.
But no team is successful without the right tactics and style of play.
The biggest reason for FC Barcelona's incredible success is the philosophy, team culture and skills development instilled by its manager - Pep Guardiola. Guardiola's 'Tika-taka' style of play is the envy of managers and coaches all over the world. After every scintillating display, managers, coaches and analysts will spend hours replaying their games to assess how they can utilise FC Barcelona's style of play to such devastating effect.