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INDEX YouCoach. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 MyCoach. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Strenghts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Features: how it works. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Dashboard. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Team players. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Player access. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Training sessions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Configurator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Matches. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Questionnaires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 My club. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Custom drills. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Drawing tool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Permissions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55


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TECHNOLOGY IN SERVING OF METHODOLOGY YouCoach develops and proposes digital and innovative tools for soccer coaches in order to support and optimize planning, method and actuation on the field.

OUR TEAM

WEB DEVELOPMENT

EDITING AND GRAPHICS

MARKETING

TECHNICAL AREA

WHAT WE DO

WEBSITE WWW.YOUCOACH.US

MYCOACH APP

E-BOOKS AND DIGITAL CONTENTS

• Articles and professional exercises published daily on our website and social networks • Specialized topics on the subjects of technique, strategy, athletics, psychology, nutrition • E-Books • E-Videos • MyCoach, the web app for soccer coaches                                                                           

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WHAT IT IS

An innovative web application developed in order to plan, configure, create and monitor the entire soccer season. It can be accessed and used on the web, from any devices and anytime.

WHO IT IS FOR It’s the ideal instrument to support soccer coaches and clubs, both for professional and amateur soccer.

FEATURES

PLAN

CREATE

CUSTOMIZE

SHARE

SAVE

PRINT

WHY CHOOSE MYCOACH #ONLINEARCHIVE #CUSTOMIZATION #SHARING #planning #create #customdrills #HIGHQUALITYGRAPHICS #monitoring #PRIVACY #GOALS #semplicity #versatility

#MYCOACH

#ACCESSIBILITY

#professional

#graphicsoftware

#ORGANIZE

#HIGHQUALITYCONTENTS

#statistics #configurator

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STRENGHTS Optimized research thanks to filters, customized keywords, drag & drop

ACCESSIBILITY

EASY AND SIMPLE TO USE

Available anywhere and anytime: access everywhere and anytime you want, you can always bring your work with you

MULTIDEVICE

Accessible from smartphone, tablet, pc with just one login

TIME-SAVING

Ideal to quickly create training sessions and exercises with just a few clicks

VERSATILITY

Suitable for every categories, and any club

ONLINE ARCHIVE

This tool allows you to keep track of your work, safely and in an organized way, and you don’t risk to lose it Drawing tool with high quality images

CONTENTS

HIGH QUALITY GRAPHICS

More than 800 exercises sorted by type, goal or organized in series

CUSTOMIZATION

You can personalize your trainings both during creation and planning

NETWORKING AND SHARING

Sharing of content and accounts

Phone and email support for our customers

UPDATES AND DEVELOPMENT

Our services get better and better

Any piece of data inserted in the system is personal and private, and can be accessed only by the account’s owner

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FEATURES: HOW IT WORKS Dashboard

1 Page

• Control statistics and monitor progress of trainings, matches, players

17 Page

• Collect data and information on your players • Manage your team for matches and training sessions

e 25 Pag

• Create and customize your training sessions • Save your personal and private online trainings archive

33 Page

• Manage your matches, formations, system changes • Collect detailed statistics on competitions • Evaluate individual players and team performances

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Training Statistics Matches Statistics Players Statistics Team Players Show all Players Add Player Player Access Training Sessions Show all Sessions Add Session Last Session Next Session Matches Show all Matches Add Match Last Match Next Match

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Germany

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France

Belgium

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Portugal

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England

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Iceland

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Russia

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Settings Season Details

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3 Page

Cycles

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Set your working method Plan training cycles, set your goals Share your work with your staff Save & archive your season

Staff Members Archive Season Questionnaires

MY CLUB My Club My Teams

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New Team Settings

CUSTOM DRILLS Custom Drills Show my Custom Drills

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Owner

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Under 19

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• Insert, create and customize your exercises • Organize and collect your drills inside your personal and private online database

Create new Drill

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DASHBOARD


DASHBOARD This page includes a detailed overview of information related to the current season (trainings, matches and players), allowing you to monitor progress and check statistics about your work.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

FEATURES Training Statistics

• Monitor and check your work by analyzing training phases, training goals, drill types and types of exercises used, expressed in minutes, percentage and via an intuitive pie chart

Matches Statistics

NEW

• Review stats of previous matches, study match variations and analyze statistics related to playing methods you have implemented

NEW

• Collect and analyze information and statistics about training sessions and matches of your whole team of players

NB

Data gathered on the dashboard are automatically updated when you insert information and statistics of every training, match or player.

Players Statistics

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Summary information

Pre-season

Pre-season Small sided games

Pre-season

Match

Pre-season

Warm up Pre-season

Situational Analitical Game

Filters for cycles, customized dates and predefined periods Goals graphic

In blue: cycle goals In orange: other goals

Relevancy Index: it shows the alignment of exercises’ goals in relation to scheduled goals for the cycle or season Matches statistics

Pre-season

Iceland

Belgium

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Russia

Match evaluation progress: click on each line to hide it, click again to show it

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TEAM PLAYERS


TEAM PLAYERS From this page you can manage and monitor your players shortlist.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

FEATURES Show all Players

• Collect and analyze statistics and information regarding trainings and matches for your whole players shortlist • Modify specific information regarding each player or delete it from your shortlist • Import borrowed players, players under scrutiny or other players from previous seasons and/or other teams you are managing

Add Player

• Add a new player inserting their personal data and physical, technical and tactical features • Customize profiles you have created by adding photos of your players; if you are using a smartphone or tablet, you can snap a pic and load it directly!

NB

• You can also entrust one of your staff members with this task of data entry and editing • The system automatically updates player statistics based on information inserted during training session creation and every time you add a new match

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Pre-season Pre-season

Details of players statistics Intuitive graphic icons

Pre-season

You can edit or delete players using the pen icon

You can import players from other teams or seasons

If you have tablet Take a picture withayour tabletor smartphone you take a or smartphone andcan upload picture and load it directly! it immediately!

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PLAYERS ACCESS


NEW FEATURE

WHAT YOU CAN DO

PLAYERS ACCESS

This page is an absolute innovation, because it allows to connect players and coach: the coach can allow players to access MyCoach and choose what action they can or cannot take within MyCoach.

HOW IT WORKS What you can do

• Get in touch with your players, let them carry out some functions like editing their profile, displaying their personal dashboard, match evaluations, training sessions, matches • Players can display statistics and performances during matches and trainings, they can also display evaluation you have assigned them at the end of each match • Have you sent your players a questionnaire? You can visualize their answers on this page

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TRAINING SESSIONS


TRAINING SESSIONS WHAT YOU CAN DO

From this menu you can create and gather all of your training sessions, in order to access to your online private archive of training sessions. You can edit, delete and create sessions any time and from any device.

FEATURES Show All Sessions

• Collect all the training sessions you have done or are planning to do, therefore creating your personal and private online archive of trainings; click on each session in order to review, edit, delete or download it in PDF • Organize your trainings archive and use the Search function in order to quickly locate the session you are looking for

New Session

• Create your training by searching for the exercises most suitable to your session; the database is composed by default exercises, and all the exercises you have created • Filter your research based on goals or other need • Click on each card in order to display a preview of each exercise • Drag the exercises’ cards in the training sessions by using the simple drag & drop system; arrange phase order based on the session you are creating • Edit duration or set more exercises to take place simultaneously; associate players to each exercise • Save the training, review the session you have created and insert your notes • Download it in PDF on your device and bring it with you on the field!

Last Session

• You can go directly to the last training you had and to the next planned training in order to quickly check out your work

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Average difficulty calculation

Quickly search through your trainings

Check if one session has been carried out or cancelled

Quick access to modifications

Training Session of 02/08/2015

Situational

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TRAINING SESSIONS: CONFIGURATOR CREATE YOUR TRAINING SESSION IN 5 MINUTES More than 800 ready-to-use practices , in addition to your personal drills

Define tags for your custom drills and use them to improve your search Week 14/17

MOR E 800 THAN PRA CTIC ES!

Automatic filter: the database is optimized for the goals set for your specific macrocycle

NEW

Pie charts automatic update in order to help you with your training session and to have an instant overview of the areas you are working on

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1. SEARCH THE RIGHT PRACTICES FOR YOUR TRAINING SESSION

You can filter your exercises using different parameters

2. DRAG & DROP THE PRACTICES INTO YOUR SESSION Invert the order of the phases according to your preferences

Automatic update of your session’s timeline Choose the card and drag it into the phases of your training

3. CHANGE THE SETTINGS OF YOUR SESSION Change the duration of the drill

Select the players who will perform this drill

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You can set the simultaneity of two drills in the same session

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TRAINING SESSIONS: CONFIGURATOR

Take a look at the preview of each exercise. Each card shows name, goal, difficulty, duration, drill type

4. SAVE AND VIEW THE TRAINING SESSION

Training session of

Training session of

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MATCHES


MATCHES WHAT YOU CAN DO

From this menu you can access a personal collection of your season matches, check the statistics, monitor progress, add or edit information and evaluations regarding your team’s performances and/or your opponent team.

FEATURES Show All Matches

• Display a list of all your matches • Organize your list according to your performances or search among old matches you added • Click on each match in order to review or edit information you have added regarding it

Add Match

• Insert match information • Choose your squad and the game strategy; deploy your players on the field and collect your notes • Load the match table with information on your team and your opponents • Save all the module changes you chose during the match • Save all of your evaluations and analysis regarding collective performance, strengths and weaknesses of your team and your opponents • Gather collective and individual evaluations • Review match chronicle and the match highlights

Last Match/Next Match

• Quickly and directly access last played match and next incoming match, and display all the information you have inserted regarding the match

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Iceland

Set a match as cancelled or suspended Insert information on your opponent team Evaluate your team and the opponents

Germany France

Quick access to modifications

Game system automatically set based on Category Players autoset

Iceland

You can move the players around the module

You can display or hide opponent team

Match chronicle

NB • You can also entrust one of your staff members with this task of data entry and editing: find out more at Permissions, page 55 • The system automatically updates players and matches statistics based on the information you have inserted upon season creation, updating dashboard data and pre-compiling certain fields when you add a match

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SETTINGS


SETTINGS From this menu you can program your season, plan and edit the calendar and training cycles, dismiss past seasons, share your account with other staff members, therefore creating an online working network.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

FEATURES Season Details

• Plan your weekly and monthly activity using your calendar • Set your work methodology: customize every phase of your trainings and their duration in relation to the category you are training or according to your club’s directions

Cycles

• Plan micro cycles and macro cycles for your season, and define their duration • Establish the goals you want to work on • Use preset standard cycles for your category

Staff Members

• Work in team anywhere and anytime you want; invite new staff members, collaborators, friends with who you can share your work • Establish permissions you can concede to your collaborators and edit them anytime you like: you can allow them to carry out certain operations like creating training sessions or loading matches data

Archive Season

• Freeze your season and put it in “read only” mode

NB

Season details and cycle planning let you automatically configure your calendar and every setting related to your trainings and matches.

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You can load standard cycles for your season

Automatic bar update: the squares indicate planned training weeks. Start and end of season that you have previously configured will be taken into account in these page also: blue bar indicates number of weeks you have left, and will update every time you add or delete a training cycle

Set here the goals of your cycles: you will find them when creating a new training session

Did your collaborators accept your invitation? Check it out here

Match analyst Goalkeeper coach

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NEW FEATURE

WHAT YOU CAN DO

SETTINGS: QUESTIONNAIRES

An innovative way to communicate with your players: through this menu option, you can provide questionnaires to your players in order to track their status!

FEATURES How it works

• Communicate with your players by sending them questionnaires in order to get to know their psychological and physical status, before and after trainings and matches • Customize or add all the questions you want to ask your players in order to get to know their condition

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Edit questionnaires by customizing questions for your players

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MY CLUB


MY CLUB This menu option allows customization of information related to the club you work for and provides a summary of all the teams you manage and with which you collaborate.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

FEATURES Settings

• Add your club’s name and logo

My Teams

• Display a list of teams and seasons you manage directly and those with which you collaborate

New Team

• Add all the information related to your new team’s season and complete settings in order to plan your new season • Set typical characteristics of your training sessions • Customize your training sessions phases according to your work methodology

NB

Information added during you team creation are crucial in order to plan and organize the entire season’s annual sessions, and also to monitor and control your work. You can modify this information anytime.

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Insert and crop your club logo

Display a list of teams and seasons you manage directly and those with which you collaborate

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Under 17

29/06/2016

30/09/2017

Owner

30/09/2017

Owner

Under 19

Create a new team: insert your teams details and customized training phases

Insert and crop your team’s photo

Customize your training sessions phases

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CUSTOM DRILLS


CUSTOM DRILLS On this page you can create and customize exercises that you can propose on the field, while saving your work and creating a personal and private online database of exercises.

WHAT YOU CAN DO

FEATURES My Custom Drills

• Collect all your personal exercises and display your work by clicking on each drill you have created • Organize your exercises’ database in relation to goals you have assigned to each exercise or based on keywords you have chosen in order to find them more easily • Edit or delete saved exercises, or create a new exercise

Create New Drill

• Create your personal exercises by filling in all the information you deem important: name, description etc. • Select your primary and secondary goals • Design and customize all of your exercises using the drawing tool, or you can upload images, pictures, videos • Set sharing permissions for each exercise you have created, you can also allow other users to use your exercise

NB

Exercises you have created will be displayed inside the exercise database that is already available in MyCoach (see Training sessions - New session). Your exercises are personal and private and won’t be visible to any other user on the web who uses MyCoach.

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Keywords: choose the keywords you can assign to your exercises, they will let you search for your exercises much more easily!

Quick access to modifications

Preview images

You can take pictures and upload your hand sketches Vai alla sezione Disegnatore per avere maggiori informazioni su questo strumento

Insert your keywords here

Upload a video

You can set sharing options here: choose if and which users are allowed to use your exercises

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DRAWING TOOL


DRAWING TOOL Choose between soccer and futsal fields Modify field position and zoom in or out

Create your exercises using more than 600 silhouettes of female and male players, children, referees, trainers, goalkeepers

Choose the tools in order to create any kind of exercise Customize team jerseys choosing between thousands of colors

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Add arrows and shapes, edit them or make them colored and adapt them to your drawing

• Drag & drop to move and edit images • Save your exercises in high quality images

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PERMISSIONS


PERMISSIONS Season settings

YOU CAN CHOOSE ONE OR MORE OF THESE PERMISSIONS

Edit season settings Edit season cycles Training Sessions Create/Modify Training Sessions Delete Training Sessions Give to trusted roles only

Players Create new players

Ability to add new players to the team

Add players from other teams/seasons of the club Ability to add players who are in the club database

Edit players

This permission allows a staff member to edit a player

Remove players from the team Give to trusted roles only

Invite and grant access to players Give to trusted roles only

Revoke access to players Give to trusted roles only

Matches Create new matches

Ability to add new matches to the season

Edit matches Remove matches from the season Give to trusted roles only

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ALL STAFF MEMBERS CAN CREATE AND SHARE THEIR OWN EXERCISES Suggested for: assistant coach Suggested for: assistant coach

Suggested for: assistant coach Suggested for: assistant coach

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION For the staff members:

Suggested for: team manager, assistant coach Suggested for: team manager, assistant coach Suggested for: team manager, assistant coach Suggested for: team manager, assistant coach Suggested for: team manager, assistant coach Suggested for: team manager, assistant coach

Suggested for: team manager, match analyst Suggested for: team manager, match analyst

* The staff member invited to collaborate can access the application by using his/her account on www.youcoach.us * The member holds the rights and property of drills he/she created by using its account; the member can choose to share with other members (included the club owner) the drills he/she created * Drills created by the member, if shared with the club owner, will be visible and at disposal in the training session designer

For the club owner: * All the members’ permissions can be adjusted and modified at any time * It is advisable to assign only to trusted members the permission of inviting other staff members to the team

Suggested for: team manager, match analyst

Suggested for: assistant coach Suggested for: assistant coach

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