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APFC is a methodology based on positional play and developed by the former director of the Barcelona Youth Academy (La Masia), Albert Puig. This methodology has helped 100+ players reach competitive leagues and also educate coaches, clubs, academies and federations all over the world.

Benefits of APFC partnership:

  • Proven player development methodology used in FC Barcelona's La Masia Academy

  • Coaching education for AFC staff that will enhance our players development

  • APFC has taken many players and their families to different tournaments and competitions in Europe. They have enjoyed unique experiences in Spain, Mexico, and other locations. APFC players have competed against the likes of Real Madrid, Zaragoza, Chivas, America, and many other world-known clubs.

  • Strategic partnership with CE Sabadell FC (Spain La Liga, 2nd division), where players can be sent to train for 3-5 months in one of the top European youth programs.

  • Player development camps with APFC staff + AFC staff 


Albert Puig is a former Barcelona F.C. Football Academy (La Masía) coach and director with a UEFA PRO license. Albert’s 35+ years experience as a coach, mentor, scout, instructor, author, and speaker made him travel the world spreading this methodology with unique results. A world renown expert of “Juego de Posición” in youth soccer.


All this knowledge has been channeled into a comprehensive, digestible, step-by-step implementation program that not only teaches you the theory but the actual execution of this Catalan methodology on the pitch.

“You want to know the secret? Love the ball. Play incessantly with it. Talk to it. Listen to it. The ball will reveal the secret.“