The Advanced Spanish Academy Coaching book provides an extensive range
of practices from professional coaches from Villarreal CF, Real Madrid, a Spanish
Football Federation Youth Development Coach and the China National Team
This book contains 120 practices as used in the academies of La Liga. There are
technical, tactical and conditioning practices ideal for coaches at youth level to
develop their team to world leading, Spanish academy standards.
David Aznar (Spanish Football Federation Youth Development Coach and former
Atlético Madrid & Real Madrid Academy Coach) details his methods for long term
planning, the importance of decision making and how to teach/learn through drills.
His practices work on improving vision & spatial awareness, possession play and
Rafa Juanes (Villarreal CF Technical Academy Coordinator and former Atlético
Madrid Coach) outlines a special program designed for technical improvement in
tactical positioning, working with centre backs, wide players, centre midfielders
Manu Dorado (Real Madrid Academy Coach) details the concepts for training and
learning to deal with specific situations. The practices focus on creating intelligent
players in game related drills and progressing your sessions through guided
Fernando Gaspar (China National Team Fitness Coach and former Real Madrid
& Benfica Coach) focuses on the physical preparation for ages 14-18, focusing on
combining strength, speed, agility, stamina and flexibility with cognitive and
coordinated football specific training.