Periodization in Youth Soccer

A three part video series that covers the basics of designing a periodized soccer training program.

In this course we go over the different concepts behind creating a periodized training program for youth soccer players.
The topics covered are the following:

Introduction to Periodization Models
- The Classical Model
- The Block Model
- The Cognitive Model
- Macrocycle
- Mesocycle
- Microcycle
- The Training Unit
- Periodization Table

Building the Macrocycles
- Preseason Checklist
- Setting Objectives
- Selecting Systems of Play
- Equipment Selection
- Educational Material
- Exercise Database
- The Periodization Table

Designing Microcycles
- Design Models
- Block Microcycles
- Determining Microcycles Loads
- Transition Period