A Team from Another Planet!
A Tactical Blue-Print of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona Team
This book is an exclusive and groundbreaking study of Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona team.
This information and analysis of one of the most successful club sides in history has been in high demand and it is finally here!
The attacking play of Barcelona is admired by every coach, player and fan in the world.
Each player movement and passing combination is broken down in detail for every coach to apply these tactics to their own team. Here is the chance to learn to play the ‘Bara way.’
We now have a full analysis of Barcelona’s tactics which have been so important to their success. The book shows Barca’s 4-3-3 system of play, each player’s responsibilities, positioning and movement within every possible phase of play.
Terzis Athanasios is a Tactical Professor of Football and has compiled an extensive assessment of Barcelona’s attacking play after over 1000 hours of studying all the games from the 2010-11 season. Guardiola’s team has won 3 La Liga championships, 2 UEFA Champions Leagues, 4 Spanish Cups, 2 Super Cups, and 2 FIFA World Club World Cups.
The book starts with the characteristics of the players and the philosophy of Barcelona and builds into a comprehensive overview of the offensive tactics employed with clear diagrams and detailed descriptions.Included:
- Attacking against opposition pressing in the 1st stage
- Attacking in the 2nd and 3rd stage on the right and left hand side
- Maintaining possession
- Awareness and decision making
- Retaining balance
- Transition Play
- Build-up and combination play
- Movement of runs and creating space