All about Pressing in Soccer

History. Theory. Practice


All about Pressing in Soccer History. Theory. Practice


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All About Pressing in Soccer provides a detailed look at the history, theory, and practice of pressing in soccer. With this comprehensive resource, the coach and player will improve their understanding of the game, making them stronger and more successful as a coach or player.

Beginning with a look at the history of pressing, the reader will gain background knowledge crucial for understanding the theory behind pressing, which is presented in the following section. Once the reader understands the why and the how of pressing, he will be able to use the practical techniques presented in the third section.

With this book, the reader, whether a coach or a player, will have all the tools necessary to implement a strong pressing tactic in the game, giving them that necessary edge over their opponents.

Additional Information

Pages 400
Print run 1st edition
Format Specifications 21 x 29,7 cm, Paperback / softback, 450 Halftones and Illustrations, color
Publication Date 1 Nov 2018
Authors Borbély, Laco, Ganczner, Peter, Hrebik, Jaroslav, Singer, Andi
ISBN 978-1-78255-147-8
Delivery time 2-3 Tage

Availability: In Stock

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About the Authors

Borbély, Laco

Laco Borbély studied philosophy at FFUK in Bratislava and soccer coaching at FTVŠ UK. He played for Dukla Banská Bystrica, Sparta Praha, and ZŤS Košice. He has coached various first and second league teams in Slovakia and Hungary. From 2005-2010, he was president of UFTS (Football Coaches Union of Slovakia) and a chairman of the technical committee of SFA (Slovakia Football Association) from 2011-2014. He has co-authored several publications that focus on tactics in soccer and regularly contributes to various soccer magazines. He holds a UEFA EuroPro License.

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Ganczner, Peter

Peter Ganczner was born in Nové Zámky into a family of soccer veterans (his father Ladislav was a long-term active player in ŠK Žilina; later he was a soccer coach). He studied soccer coaching specialization at FTVŠ UK. He played soccer for Elektrosvit Nové Zámky while attending university. His coaching career began in Vzlet Brno in 1990. He currently runs his own soccer school which he established in Nové Zámky. He has regularly contributed to Football Coach and Pro Football magazines. He is a co-author of the book The Whole Team Attack, or How the Attacking Is Done Today, I and II, which was published in 2006.
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Hrebik, Jaroslav

Jaroslav Hřebík played soccer for six years in Viktoai Žižkov while attending university. After university, he played first league soccer in Dukla Praha. He began his coaching career in Benešov. He is a professional coaching license lecturer, vice president of Coaches Union, and a member of the editorial board of the magazine, Football and Coaching.

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Singer, Andi

Andi Singer completed his study at Natural Science Faculty in Košice in 1969 and in 1982 at the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport in Bratislava. Since 1994 he’s been working in Austria as a professional coach where he was coaching several clubs with significant success. He received his UEFA PRO License in Prague in 2007. When he coached Austria Vienna U19 in 2004, his team became the Austrian Champion. Seven of his players from Academy Austria Vienna became Austria’s representatives. Apart from coaching he also works in publishing and lecturing in Austria as well as in Slovakia. In 2006 he was a co-author of the book The Whole Team Attack, or How the Attacking Is Done Today, I and II.

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