The Mourinho Mystique
- TACTICAL PERIODIZATION: MOURINHO'S BEST-KEPT SECRET? Delgado-Bordonau, Juan Luis; Mendez-Villanueva, Alberto // Soccer Journal;May/Jun2012, Vol. 57 Issue 3, preceding p29
The article focuses on the soccer training approach known as Tactical Periodization which is being applied by soccer coach Jose Mourinho. It notes that the main methodological and pedagogical principle behind the approach involves the need for a soccer game to be trained or learned based on its...
- TACTICAL THINKING WITH JOSÃ‰ MOURINHO. Koons, Brandon // Soccer Journal;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p18
The article offers information on the session that was held from July 29 to July 31, 2012 on the University of California (UCLA) campus, Los Angeles, California. It mentions the two Real Madrid training sessions and a lecture from JosÃ‰ Mourinho. It gives a detailed information regarding the...
- Five Favorite Practices from JosÃ© Mourinho. // Soccer Journal;Jul/Aug2011, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p50
The article presents the five favorite practices from soccer coach JosÃ© Mourinho that is picked from the 39 activities used by him with the first team and the Academy teams.
- MANAGERIAL MASTERCLASS. // Australian FourFourTwo;Aug2010, Issue 58, p25
The article describes Jose Mourinho's style of coaching football in which as a defensive coach, he sets up a shape which ensures that his team does not concede, applies either the 4-3-3 or 4-4-2 system of play, and just sticks to the two systems despite personnel changes or in-game strategies.
- "We have to start winning right away.". // Four Four Two;Nov2010, p116
An interview with football player Xabi Alonso of the Real Madrid football club is presented. He talks about the ability of the team to meet the expectations of coach Jose Mourinho. He discusses how he deals with the pressures in playing with his team, as well as the coaching style of Mourinho....
- WHAT'S SO SPECIAL ABOUT JOSE MOURINHO? Wahl, Grant // Sports Illustrated;3/7/2011, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p56
The article focuses on soccer coach JosÃ© Mourinho, manager of the Spanish soccer team Real Madrid. Mourinho's record of success as a coach with previous teams is considered, and rival coach Sir Alex Ferguson of British team Manchester United states that Mourinho ranks as the world's best...
- Mission impossible for Rafa Benitez. Rossi, Ricardo // Australian FourFourTwo;Aug2010, Issue 58, p83
The article announces that ex-Liverpool Manager Rafael Benitez was chosen to replace the resigned Jose Mourinho as the coach of Inter.
- THE WORLD'S BIGGEST CLUB HASN'T WON ANYTHING IN YEARS. // Four Four Two;Aug2010, p84
The article presents problems and solutions faced by soccer coach Jose Mourinho in Madrid, Spain. It notes that galacticos are investments which are necessary for the financial success of a whole project that have to be displayed. It also notes that the first day Mourinho took over at Porto,...
- Comparison of Kicking Motion Characteristics at Ball Impact between Female and Male Soccer Players. Sakamoto, Keiko; Asai, Takeshi // International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching;Mar2013, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p63
Kicking, and particularly foot-ball impact, is a fundamental soccer skill. To date, most studies of ball impact have examined only male players. However, gender differences among soccer players might affect kicking performance. The competitiveness of female players might therefore be enhanced by...