Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona System

Pep Guardiola discussing the evolution of his system at Barcelona. Thiery Henry discussing Pep Gaurdiola’s system at Barcelona. Johan Cruyff explaining the diamond formation he used at Barcelona. Obviously seems to have influenced Pep Guardiola’s system heavily.

Mourinho’s 10 Commandments

1. THE ONLY STAR IS THE TEAM: ‘My greatest worry is the team. The collective effort. I have no idea where the physical aspect ends and the tactical/psychological aspect begins, but football encaptures both. I can’t separate the two, but what I can say is that football is not all about the physical aspect, it’s…

Tactical Periodization: Mourinho’s best-kept secret?

Juan Luis Delgado-Bordonau1 and Alberto Mendez-Villanueva2 1 Football Coach with ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, QATAR 2 Sport Scientist and Football Fitness Coach with ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence, Doha, QATAR Tactical Periodization: a new soccer training approach “We can differentiate among traditional-analytical training where the different factors are trained in isolation, the integrated…

JOSE MOURINHO: “Por qué tantas victorias”

This is a Google translation of Mourinho: Porquê tantas vitórias? EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE ONE WAY TO TRAIN THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH WHAT HE DOES OR SAYS BE ARRIVING TO A CLUB WITH THE SEASON STARTED When a coach starts a job in midseason can choose two ways: either the path of the reaction on a…