EARLY STAGES: Understanding the player to develop the talent
The guide to help young players develop their talent
Nowadays, there is a lot of misinformation in the initial stages, the coaches don't care about the players, we want to teach them tactics and technify them ahead of time.
Our mission is that the child learns to play by playing, in accordance with their instincts, that they want to play, move freely and enjoy the game.
+100 minutes of specialized methodology in early ages
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APFC Methodology Experts
Our experts who have had experience in national youth teams have spent more than 15 years researching talent development.
Access our Resources
The course contains documents that serve as support to the videos and you also have access to our APFC experts.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
One of the most important points at early stages is understanding the player, what they are learning at those ages, and how they cognitively, emotionally, and physically develop.
Knowing how the players are at those stages will help us to coach them more efficiently.
Jamie Vardy was and is a nightmare for Pep Guardiola. Leicester played We identify different problems at those ages. The early specialization, how the coaches are used to coach these players, and the covid effect are some of the problems we can find at those ages.
Knowing about our problems will guide us to follow the proper path.
We can not coach the players as an adult in miniature, master the principles that the drills must follow is key to coaching the players effectively.
We must adjust our training sessions to our players. Understand the player to develop the talent.
In the ’70s and ’80s, decades and early 90’s, Germany dominated international football with the national team and their clubs. During the 2000’s they had two great failures in international tournaments, and they created a plan to develop the talent again; 12 years later, they won the World Cup in Brazil.
And again, Germany will implement a revolutionary plan to develop more talented players and find a more child-friendly way to enjoy soccer.
Learn more about how Germany is breaking with traditional coaching in the early stages.
We show you a battery of drills for your players to coach them effectively, with a lot of fun, with room for creativity, and giving the central role to the players.
We must learn the game, playing it the way we want to play, not the way the coach wants us to play.
About the course
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
Coaches who want to master the most important fundamentals for the development stage.
Fathers and mothers who want to help their children to understand the game model.
Academy directors determined to help their coaches in the training process.
PROOF OF CONCEPT
The mentor of the course is a specialist in analysis with elite players, from the Spanish first division and European leagues.
HOW DOES THE COURSE WORK?
This course is not a solo journey, but a guided path, together with our methodology experts.
In the first 4 chapters, you will understand and learn about the APFC Methodology related to the Early Stages.
The last 2 chapters are focused on the APFC Drills to improve your training sessions.
Director Coaching Education in APFC / CEO BM Sports Analysis and Consulting