Soccer Analytics

Author: Ian Franks
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
ISBN: 178255081X
Size: 47.20 MB
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Match analysis in soccer has become more and more important in recent years. Nowadays, no professional soccer club plays a single match without having analyzed their own and their opponents’ matches to find the best possible match plan and maximize their success. In this book, Ian M. Franks and Mike Hughes explore soccer analyses and use the results to develop realistic, progressive practices to improve the performance of the individual players and the team. Research from human decision making and motor skill acquisition is directly applied to the coaching process and technical and tactical practices are designed to accommodate these findings. Not only is the players’ behavior during practice and matches analyzed but the coaches’ as well. This helps evaluate different coaching practices to find your ideal coaching style. Any coach reading this book will find help in developing and improving their coaching. Anyone who wishes to delve more into the science of soccer analysis will find ample material as well as a comprehensive bibliography to better understand the science of soccer!

Handbook Of Soccer Match Analysis

Author: Christopher Carling
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134302010
Size: 37.21 MB
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Appealing to a wide audience, this ground-breaking handbook takes an in-depth look at soccer match analysis, highlighting the latest in match analysis research and the innovative technologies now being used by professional soccer clubs around the world. Bridging the gap between research, theory and practice, these methods can be used by coaches, sport scientists and fitness coaches to assess and improve: styles of play, technical ability and physical fitness objective performance feedback to players the development of specific training routines use of available notation software, video analysis and manual systems understanding of current academic research in soccer notational analysis. This is the first book to focus exclusively on football, and is based on the authors' extensive experience in academic and professional match analysis.

Soccer Science

Author: Strudwick, Anthony
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1492533181
Size: 65.19 MB
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Manchester United’s Tony Strudwick leads an all-star panel in providing the most current research on soccer. Soccer Science features the world’s leading experts in soccer history, biomechanics, physiology, psychology, skill acquisition, coaching, tactical approaches, and performance and match analysis.

Dutch Soccer Secrets

Author: Peter Hyballa
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1841263273
Size: 69.62 MB
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Learn how a nation of about 16 million inhabitants can regularly produce world-class players or coaches like Johan Cruyff, Arjen Robben or Dick Advocaat and Louis van Gaal.

Attacking Soccer

Author: Peter Schreiner
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1782550089
Size: 41.90 MB
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With Attacking Soccer- Mastering the Modern Game every coach can set up training plans according to their needs with the help of numerous training modules compiled in a book with many illustrations.

Zone Soccer

Author: Herman Vermeulen
Publisher: Reedswain Inc.
ISBN: 9781591640677
Size: 15.47 MB
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More and more, teams in international soccer are utilizing the principles of zone soccer. This concept of play entails very specific defensive, build-up, and attacking principles. Zone soccer in particular is all about the expert use of time and space. This soccer manual for coaches of all levels contains detailed, clear descriptions of the most important starting points of zone soccer. The book is written by Herman Vermeulen, assistant coach at AA Gent (Belgian 1st division), who in his thinking about zone soccer was inspired by the Norwegian coach Trond Sollied. This very successful coach, now working at Club Brugge, will discuss his ideas in the first chapter. In addition to this the opinions of other coaches will be discussed in relation to formations, automatic responses, and the learning process for teams that choose to play zone soccer. The book 'The Critical Zone' formed the concept for this new book. The detailed elaborate training sessions (game-related and match forms) are a tool for every coach to use to train their own team Book jacket.

Successful German Soccer Tactics

Author: Timo Jankowski
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 1782550623
Size: 48.43 MB
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In order to achieve the result you’re aiming for, you have to have a plan. In soccer, you need a match plan. Some of the most successful soccer coaches devise match plans for every one of their team’s matches. A match plan describes a strategy that is used to be ideally prepared for the next match and be able to react to shifts in tactics or to particular match situations. This book aims to provide every soccer aficionado with a practical insight into the topics of match ideas, tactics, match systems and match plans using easy-to-understand language. On that basis, the author identifies advantages and disadvantages of various formations utilized by top teams and then uses match plans to analyze how those formations can be defeated in play.

The Best Of Soccer Journal

Author: Jay Martin
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Verlag
ISBN: 184126329X
Size: 28.12 MB
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Includes the best articles from Soccer Journal that cover the most important aspects of soccer: technique, tactics, the mental game, and the physical game.

Pressing

Author: Massimo Lucchesi
Publisher: Reedswain Inc.
ISBN: 1591640520
Size: 75.60 MB
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Massimo Lucchesi has compiled a comprehensive overview of one of the most widely used collective defensive tactics in modern soccer: PRESSING. Minimising the space and time available to an opponent in possession is the goal of the pressing game and if successful will undoubtedly lead to counterattack opportunities and more goals! This book will explain the tactical concepts of pressing and offer a number of exercises to work on the pressing game in both the attacking and defensive zones.

Coaching Soccer Like Guardiola And Mourinho

Author: Timo Jankowski
Publisher: Meyer & Meyer Sport
ISBN: 1782550720
Size: 14.37 MB
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A soccer player is more than the sum of his parts: endurance, speed, shooting technique, passing technique, and many more. All of these factors need to be turned into one system to create good players. Traditional training theory doesn’t achieve that because each skill is trained individually. This is why the concept of Tactical Periodization has become the preferred training theory for many of the current most successful soccer coaches: Pep Guardiola, José Mourinho, Diego Simeone, André Villas-Boas, and many others train according to these principles. By creating match-like situations in practice, players learn to link their technical, tactical, and athletic abilities to match intelligence. They will learn to transfer their skills to soccer matches and they can improve endurance, technique, and tactics all at the same time while enjoying the practice sessions more. For this book, the author has evaluated and analyzed hundreds of training sessions and has tailored exercises to specific demands. All exercises are performed with a ball so that players learn to apply each skill to the game. Every coach will find numerous exercises in this book to help them create better and more efficient practice sessions so they can improve their players’ and the team’s performance. With Tactical Periodization, your team will become better and be successful on the next match day!