Technical Practices of the Pros & Tactical Practices of the Pros are taken from material first published in the 2006 and 2007 issues of the WORLD CLASS COACHING magazine.
The WORLD CLASS COACHING magazine is the only publication in the world that publishes the training sessions of the world's top teams and coaches. It is regarded as the authoritative publication of choice for soccer coaches worldwide with thousands of coaches from over 60 countries subscribing to this bi-monthly magazine.
The Tactical book contains sessions that focus on individual skills and technique from English Premier League teams and their Academies like Chelsea and West Ham United F.C.. Also included are sessions from Canadian, Norwegian, Malawi, Bahamian and Welsh National Teams, and top clubs like America F.C. - Brazil, Aston Villa, Everton F.C., Bordeaux - France, VVV-Venlo - Holland, Inter Milan, River Plate, F.C. Porto and Valencia C.F. These, plus sessions from David Platt, Bob Gansler, Barry Gorman, and Frans Hoek, and an article on Coaching and Psychology from Dr. Robert Troutwine.
Tactical Topics include: Playing Out of the Back, Being Compact as a Team, How to Beat the 4-4-2, Attacking Movements, Defending Dead Ball Situations, Functional Training, Integrating the Goalkeeper, Beating a Flat Defense and many other sessions. Every practice is listed by topic and page number in the Table of Contents so that you can quickly go to the one that you need to use with your team.
The Technical book contains practices that focus on individual skills and technique from English Premier League teams and their Academies like Manchester United and Chelsea. Also included are sessions from Canadian and Welsh National Teams, and top clubs like Aston Villa F.C., Glasgow Celtic, Millwall F.C., Inter Milan, River Plate, AS Monaco and Valencia C.F. These, plus sessions from Robe Gale, Frans Hoek, Glen Myernick, and conditioning sessions from Scott Moody with the Center for Athletic Performance make this book a must have for any serious soccer coach.
Technical Topics include: Running with the Ball, Possession and Speed of Play, Flank Play, Reacting to the Next Ball, Change of direction Technique, 1 v 1 Practices, Creating Space and Possession, When to Pass and When to Dribble and many other practices. Every practice is listed by topic and page number in the Table of Contents so that you can quickly go to the one that you need to use with your team.
Each training session has a detailed explanation and is accompanied with easy-to-read diagrams to make this book the perfect reference for any level of coach.