What can you get for FREE on The Coaching Manual?

A lot of our fantastic content on the platform is available to users for FREE. All you have to do is sign up to a Basic account. Read on to find out exactly what content Basic access gives you.

The Coaching Manual

May 17th 2024

Written by The Coaching Manual

Education Pieces

Our educational pieces are a great resource to help coaches develop their ability and understanding of the game. These pieces range from webinars about all different aspects of soccer with guest coaches from all around the world to insightful articles written by our content team which are designed to make coaches think more about how, why and what of their coaching.

Here are a couple of examples of the FREE Coach Education:

Developing Coaches Into Leaders Webinar 

Mental Health of Players & Coaches Webinar

Developing a Club Philosophy w/ Landon Donovan Webinar

Ways to Improve Young Players' Behaviour

10 Ways to effectively communicate with your players

9 Ways young players can deal with the full time result

Check out our FULL Education library here.


Another really useful piece of content we offer is our range of infographics. They can be a really useful tool to show to players in order to help them improve aspects of their game whether that’s how to play in a certain position or even how to make sure they are getting the right nutrition before and after a game.

We also offer infographics that are aimed at coaches in order to help their teams play in a certain way, develop their own coaching methods and more.

Here are just some of the infographics you can get for FREE:

How to Structure a Session

Playing Out From the Back

Developing Game Management Skills

How to play as an attacking midfielder

How to play as a holding midfielder

First Touch

Check out the FULL library of infographics here.


A lot of our FREE Guides are aimed at helping grassroots coaches to learn more about the game and in turn develop their ability as a coach.

We also offer some insightful guides for parents that will help them to create an environment at home that’s conducive to developing their child as a soccer player and also as a young person.

Here are just a few of our guides that are FREE for coaches:

A Guide to Running Your First Session

A Guide To Warm Ups

The use of terminology in soccer

Below are some examples of the FREE parents guides:

Matchday Guide for Parents

Nutritional Guide for Parents

Parents’ Guide to Creating a Soccer Routine

Check out our whole library of guides here.


Most of the sessions and practices we provide are only available to our paying customers as they are of broadcast quality and are delivered by some of the best coaches around. However, there are some practices that are available for FREE and are perfect if you are a beginner coach just looking to test the waters of a TCM subscription. Here are a few examples:

10 FREE Warm Ups

Ball Mastery Turn and Technical Warm Up

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