ADOLFO BAINES

Blog

My working methodology revolves around three fundamental pillars: Tactical thinking, game analysis, and communication and leadership as the core of group management.

The Search for the Free Man

The Search for the Free Man

For quite some time now, we've witnessed an extreme conceptualization of football. Recently, social media echoed pre-match statements that quickly became viral. A coach twisted the language in such a way that many of us involved in this had the impression we were...

Football training exercise: Conservation plus Counterattack

Hello! Today, I'm sharing a drill that I particularly enjoy and often implement when facing teams that play direct and force you to "activate" after winning the second ball. As you can see, it's a very straightforward exercise that begins with a long goalkeeper's...

blank canvas

blank canvas

I often use metaphors to illustrate ideas that make it easier for my football players to understand them. One metaphor that is quite recurrent in relation to the game in general, the game plan, and the style is that of the "blank canvas." Let's imagine a painter who...