"We will see fewer and fewer players with that self-confidence" - Lionel Scaloni on Robotic Footballers, Analysis, and Youth Development
Lionel Scaloni, Argentina's World Cup winning coach, bemoaned the state of analysis within the game and the negative impact on players, including our youth.
His criticism is fair, but not because analysis lacks value. Rather, the issue is with the application of analysis. Copy and paste, which is the norm in this global state of the game, misses the point.
So what is the point? Find out here.
When teams struggle with communication, it’s not the act of verbalizing that’s an issue…it’s the quality and clarity of the thoughts conveyed.
Communication starts with a thought.
My kids are entry-level aged. They love playing soccer, racking up hours of 1v1 games and shooting competitions each day. Our living room has becom...
Zinedine Zidane has left Real Madrid, citing issues with the culture surrounding the club. My inaugural blog post on Scott Martin Media is a reflection on his Letter to the Fans, the culture he hoped to create at Real Madrid, and personal lessons from Zizou's time at the club.