The best teams in recent years (Simeone’s Atlético Madrid, Guardiola’s Barcelona & Bayern, Klopp’s Dortmund, Mourinho’s Real Madrid & Ranieri’s Leicester) have been successful largely due to their performance in the transition phases.
This book provides 32 transition game situations based on tactical analysis of Diego Simeone, Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp, Jose Mourinho and Claudio Ranieri’s tactics.
Michail Tsokaktsidis is a UEFA ‘A’ Licence coach and has used this analysis to produce 23 full sessions (98 practices) including:
- Transition Games
- Fast Break Attacks
- Counter Attacking
- Small Sided Games
- Pressing to Win the Ball
- Defensive Reactions to Recover the Ball
- Team Shape and Organisation
You can use these ready-made sessions to practice these top coaches’ tactics and find solutions for every tactical situation:
- Transition from defence to attack in the Low, Middle and High Zones.
- Transition from attack to defence in the Low, Middle and High Zones.