Steffen Tepel is a neuro-athletics specialist who’s placing his experience to good use when working with the 18-year-old midfielder
Jamal Musiala is much from being the completed article and continues to work on his faults at Bayern Munich, however a specialist neuro-athletics coach that the 18-year-old is coaching with admits that the teenager already performs “as if he has a magnet on his foot”.
Dribbling capability is an apparent energy for the proficient teenager, who has continued to see his inventory soar this season on the again of a memorable 2020-21 campaign that delivered 37 appearances, his first senior objectives and international recognition with Germany at Euro 2020.
Steffen Tepel is a type of charged with the duty of taking Musiala’s sport to even better heights, and he sees no motive why a pushed character can’t attain the very high of the sport by changing into a extra all-round performer.
What has been mentioned?
Tepel, who counts Musiala as one in all his shoppers, instructed Goal and SPOX of spectacular growth that has been made so far: “Jamal’s success relies totally on his distinctive work ethic. It is made him purchase issues, as Julian Nagelsmann mentioned the opposite day, he performs as if he has a magnet on his foot.
“By way of dribbling, you’ll be able to’t educate him that a lot even at 18; his creativeness in one-on-one conditions is just a particular reward. He has an extremely good really feel for the place the ball is round him and what’s taking place within the zone he is in.
“His coordination, coupled along with his technical expertise and signature lightning-fast lateral actions, make it doable for him to weave his manner by means of opposing strains. These are excessive neuronal necessities, which Jamal masters beautifully.
“However as I mentioned, he is additionally a really formidable boy who works on himself obsessively and always desires to enhance issues along with his coaching at FC Bayern. And that is the place we are available in.”
What does Musiala have to work on?
As a sizzling prospect nonetheless discovering his ft within the senior sport, it comes as no shock to find that Musiala has areas of his sport that he feels will be improved.
Tepel is hoping to play an element in addressing these deficiencies, with the plan being to show the Bayern starlet right into a participant who can do a little bit of every part.
He added on the formidable midfielder and the ability units he’s seeking to refine: “On his contact and the way he handles the ball. His first contact is already excellent, however there’s nonetheless room for enchancment.
“Within the meantime, we all know that after Jamal has the ball underneath management, he is able to go. The objective, nevertheless, is to obtain and carry the ball even sooner and extra effectively than earlier than, particularly with tougher passes or when turning in the direction of the opponents’ objective.
“It is about all the time being half a step forward and with the ability to observe up instantly after receiving the ball. As well as, we place nice emphasis on total joint management in coaching. Jamal ought to change into the boss of his physique.”