Reyna’s former World Cup teammate Brian McBride also spoke to the group on Wednesday about the importance of quality training. A huge part of the curriculum focuses on improving training and increasing the number of training sessions per game.
Renowned fitness coach Paco de Miguel addressed the group in the auditorium and then took it out to the field. He and McBride led a training session for the U.S. U-18 Men’s National Team, who was also on hand at Nike International Headquarters.
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Downloads (Note large file sizes)
Part 1 - Style and Principles of Play (2.5 MB .pdf)
Part 2 - Concepts and Coaching Guidelines (30 MB .pdf)
Part 3 - Age Group Organization (2.5 MB .pdf)
Part 4 - Planning and Training (61 MB .pdf)
Full Document (98 MB .pdf)
The New Curriculum
The importance of training
Implementing the Curriculum
The Potential Impact of the Curriculum
The Next Step