Soccer coaching books and manuals are “a dime a dozen.” Publishers see it as an easy sell, something that is always in demand. That may certainly be the case, but there has always been a demand for something better, something of a higher level.
This title is certainly scientific, but it is also practical. It is something that can be used right away to improve training and preparation. Topics are wide-ranging, from training drills and anaerobic training to aerobic training and fitness testing.
It provides you with realistic options for a customized training program with every aspect played out in graphs, charts, and statistics. All aspects of the player and coach are addressed from physical demands, strength/power training, and nutrition. It is carefully broken down into highly detailed subtopics. For example, the section on diet gives specific statistics, offering suggestion for pre-event meals, recovery foods, and hydration.
It is a must-have for anyone involved with the coaching profession. It is certain to improve training for all players, resulting in better development at all levels.