Handball EHF Champions League – THW Kiel vs FC Porto

The last round (10th) of the Group B of Handball EHF Champions League started with the match between THW Kiel and FC Porto Vitalis with both teams already knowing their destiny in the competition, THW Kiel (qualified to the Last 16) and FC Porto Vitalis (eliminated). THW Kiel didn’t sit back and relax, showing the reason why they had already guaranteed in […]

Match preparation

For coaches, finding the best way to prepare a match is a brain-busting. We spend long hours thinking about what needs to be done to win the next match. With this in mind, I intend to tell you about my work method at Naturhouse La Rioja. I will not go into physical […]

Sports Psychology

This article is written by one of our former players, Unai Arrieta, who still collaborates with us, and it will be focused on sports psychology. In the following lines, I will try to clarify one of the less developed components of competitive sport: the psychological component. However, everything that will be written here will […]

SSC Napoli – Game model

After giving Juventus a run for their money last season, expectations were high for Nápoles. Maurizio Sarri’s team dealt very well with the departure of their record-breaking striker Gonzalo Higuain and started the new season with the same offensive punch and beautifully played football.Arkadiuz Milik did his part to help […]

Atalanta BC: defensive process

The moment Atalanta BC is one of the big surprises in Serie A so far. Giampiero Gasperini’s team is the hottest in Italian football with 6 wins in the last 7 games. That includes victories against Inter and Napoli at home and an away draw at Fiorentina. There’s plenty of individual […]

Mapgies new life

Rafa Benítez is the major responsible for the excellent campaign of Newcastle after the ups and downs of 2015/2016 season. He initiated the season commanding Real Madrid in Champions League, that the Merengues won, but ended without avoiding the relegation of Magpies to the Championship. With only 10 games in the Premier League, the Spanish […]