On Monday 7th April 2014 author Athanasios Terzis and publisher SoccerTutor.com were presented with the prestigious Italian FA Literary "Antonio Ghirelli" Award for the "Best Coaching book".
The judging panel included the legendary Arrigo Sacchi (ex AC Milan & Italy coach) and Paolo Garimberti (Juventus Director). Link to the award on the Italian FA website
FC Barcelona Training Sessions Book
The Italian FA Award Athanasios Terzis best coaching book .
Athanasios Terzis receiving the prestigious award by the Italian FA
Athanasios Terzis receiving the prestigious award by the Italian FA as the Best Coaching book for 2014.
Athanasios Terzis about to answer questions
Athanasios Terzis about to answer questions with the help of an Italian translator.
Athanasios Terzis answering questions about the book
Athanasios Terzis answering questions about the book; he explained how the 34 game situations were based on his previous Tactical Analysis books when Pep was the head coach and used the analysis to develop the training sessions.
Book Sample - Passing Through the Midfield Line Possession Game
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Meet the Author
I played for several teams in Greek professional leagues. At the age of 29 stopped playing and focused on studying football coaching. I have been head coach of several semi-pro football teams in Greece and worked as a technical director in the Academies of DOXA Dramas (Greek football league, 2nd division).
I have written 6 books including: FC Barcelona: A Tactical Analysis - Attacking and Defending. (English, Spanish, Japanese & Korean),
and Jose Mourinho’s Real Madrid: A Tactical Analysis - Attacking and Defending. (English & Japanese) Read more
UEFA 'B' coaching licence
M.Sc. certification in coaching and conditioning
Awarded "Best Coaching book 2014 " for:
FC Barcelona Training Sessions by Italian FA Literary "Antonio Ghirelli"
The analysis of FC Barcelona's tactics has been used to produce 160 practices organised into 34 ready-made sessions. Each tactical situation is followed by a full session on that specific topic, with clear colour diagrams, detailed descriptions and coaching points.