An intensive coaching course focusing on Italian soccer tactics, taught by masters of tactics from Italy. Coaches will learn strategies for youth teams and practice individual and group tactics in the field with and without teams. Don’t miss this great opportunity!  

Time:March 26 - 27, 2016 ( 9:00 AM - 4:30PM)
Location: NOVA Field House, 14810 Murdock St, Chantilly, VA 20151

Registration Closed!


March 26, 2016, Saturday

9:00 -12:00 Morning: individual tactics, theory ; technique training for defenders, training defensive tactics
1:30-4:30  Team tactics with  2 vs 2, theory with videos; training of passing in situations 1 vs 1 and  2 vs 2;  How to  develop tactics in situations 2 vs 2

March 27, 2016 Sunday

9:00 -12:00 Principle of zone defense,  theory with videos how to make zone defense,  practice development of  zone defense using team tactics
1:30-4:30 The defenders as an group; analysis of the opponents ( with 3 defenders)

About the Instructors

Alessandro Porro

UEFA A Coach, Former Serie A Player, UEFA B  Course Instructor 

Mr. Porro played professional soccer for 19 years in Italy. During the 90's he played for Serie A club Foggia and Serie B Bologna. He holds UEFA A coaching license and was trained in the renown national coaching school in Coverciano in Florence. He has been teaching UEFA B license courses around Italy, and is an expert in training coaches. He is also President of Italian Soccer Coach Association of Macerata Province. Read his articles on viaSoccer Magazine.

Player: 1984-2002 professional player Serie A,B,C,D clubs
Coach: 1999-2010 w. five Italian Clubs both adult & youth, Technical Director of youth programs for multiple clubs
Instructor:2011 to now, teaching Italian Federation UEFA B Courses nationwide in Italy

Italian Tactics for Youth Coaches

by  UEFA A coach, former Italian Serie A player

UEFA B course teacher

Emanuele Iencinella

UEFA B Coach and Indoor Soccer Coach, 2012 women's national U20 champion
Mr. Iencinella played 15 years of professional futsal (indoor soccer).He has been  coaching for  5 years with Serie B Jesina FC which won the national U20 championship of 2011-12.He  also coached for  Aurora Jesi (Serie A ChievoVerona soccer school) and served as technical director, and continues to coach for Arsenal FC Camps in Italy. He is highly passionate and experienced in formation of young players.

Italian Coaching Seminar-2016 DC

Previous Seminar by other Italian instructors VIDEO  TESTIMONIAL  TESTIMONIAL2  TESTIMONIAL3 TESTIMONIAL4

The striker takes the glory, but the defenders win the match!

This is a non-profit event. Proceeds from this event will be used to fund for the travel of the instructors from Italy, rental of seminar facility and supporting youth clubs in need.

In case of cancellation due to emergency or lack of participation, you will receive a full refund.