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The Real Giants of Soccer Coaching

Insights and Wisdom From the Game's Greatest Coaches

By: Josh Faga

Price: CAD $35.95


Imprint: Meyer & Meyer Sport

350 Pages

9.45 X 6.61 X 0.91 ins

ISBN:  9781782551300 -- Paperback

Publication Date: 04/16/2018

Books are the single greatest learning tool that people have available to them. In fact, if you select your books carefully, it is entirely possible to side-step some of the more costly and mistakes in your chosen field with near illusory prognostication. The Real Giants of Soccer is a collection of the curated thoughts of nearly 30 top football coaches around the globe. In this book, you will gain access to the depth and breadth of experience from some of the best coaches across all areas of the beautiful game. You will learn theoretical details about tactical periodization, positional play, and the science of motor learning. You will also learn from Youth National Team Coaches, NCAA National Championship winning coaches, and First Division Coaches from top European clubs. This book is a resource that can direct your education as a coach over and around the perilous pitfalls that often consume most coaches.

After reading this book, you will have gained the experience, knowledge, and wisdom of some of the best coaches around the globe across all areas of the game: from grassroots to premier leagues and everything in between. You don?t have to go your coaching path alone. Take this book and bring the wisdom of over 30 top coaches with you to help you navigate every corner, turn, and hazard along your way to becoming a great coach.

Josh Faga is the host of the "Just Kickin" It" podcast, a coaching education podcast that has interviewed some of the best coaches in soccer. From fitness coaches to First Team coaches to psychologists, Josh interviews the best in the game to help educate coaches around the world and influence their journey to improve. Josh is currently the assistant coach and fitness coach at Duquesne University, a NCAA Division 1 men?s team. He has completed the Periodization Mentorship through the World Football Academy, which has included extended periods of study at the Feyenoord Academy in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and at Benfica in Lisbon, Portugal. He is currently completing his professional coaching license through the Argentine Football Association (AFA). Josh is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the International Sports Science Association (ISSA). Finally, he is a tactical analyst for the popular soccer blog, Eat Drink Sleep Football.


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