At-Home Training

At-Home Training

Why You Need To Maintain Aerobic Fitness and How to Do It?! Is training for technical skills really the best use of soccer players’ time during a period of sustained inactivity? … the answer is no. Youth soccer players: if you haven’t already, you need to add aerobic high-intensity interval training into your weekly at-home…

Soccer in Quarantine time

Soccer in Quarantine time

For sure we are all facing new challenges, knowing and testing our boundaries, testing our patience, knowing our inner self better and certainly after all this we will all look back and see positive things and become a better society and better individuals. I remember when I was a young child, possibly around 10 how…

The Learning Curve in Soccer

The Learning Curve in Soccer

Learning Curve – What looks good on YouTube, may not be effective to your learning experience. Today, I decided to bring a subject that may be controversial and have some different points of view. That’s perfect for me, because I’m always looking into exchange some opinions/ideas (one friend mine call this exchange “gym for the…

Creativity and decision Making in modern Soccer

Creativity and decision Making in modern Soccer

Evolution? Can we call this evolution? As we know Football is a reflex of society and all the intervenients are inevitably part of it. How can this affect two essential aspects in football, creativity and decision making ? In these days our brains are overloaded with information, we overthink, we have a huge amount of…

The modern Goalkeeper

The modern Goalkeeper

 Neuer, Motta and Cruyff: how the modern goalkeeper became more than just an afterthought!! In his side’s 3-2 victory over Paderborn on Friday evening, Manuel Neuer dropped a clanger which captured perfectly the anxiety-inducing protagonism of the modern goalkeeper. Charging out of his area with the cavalier abandon that has become so synonymous with the…

What is “La Salida Lavolpiana”?

What is “La Salida Lavolpiana”?

In modern football, the tactical zeitgeist’s lexicon has centred itself around a few choice buzzwords. From ‘pressing’ to ‘triangles, the language we use to describe our strategic approach to the game is universal and entrenched. Though the concept has been around since the days of kick-and-rush, one term in particular is becoming increasingly pervasive in…