The All Access Pass to Brazilian Player Development
Fabricio Monte & Luciano Santos, elite Brazilian youth coaches with over 25 years' combined experience working in Santos FC's academy, proudly present The Brazilian Way, a groundbreaking whitepaper, video series, technical program, and tactical module that reveals the way Brazilian talent is actually developed — and how players and parents in the English-speaking world can apply these principles at home and out on the field.
Luciano Santos (Santos FC 2011-2019)
Luciano Santos & Fabricio Monte are two of Brazil’s top talent developers, boasting over two decades of combined experience coaching in Santos FC’s youth academy – a superstar factory that has produced the likes of Pele, Neymar, Robinho, and many of the latest samba starlets. With decades of soccer and futsal expertise in one of the world’s most competitive talent hotspots, Luciano and Fabricio’s recent graduates include Rodrygo (Real Madrid), Emerson (Chelsea), Giovanni Manson (Ajax), Gabriel Barbosa (Flamengo), Yuri Alberto (Santos FC), and 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner Kaio Jorge (Santos FC).
Fabricio Monte (Santos FC 2003-Present)
Fabricio & Luciano's former players currently represent:
Parent & Player
The Brazilian Way‘s mini-documentary series chronicles Brazilian player development firsthand. Featuring three inspiring stories from the colorful coastal cities of Santos, Rio de Janeiro, and Salvador, these unique mini-documentaries together shine a light on the environments, experiences, and mentalities that give birth to each generation’s samba stars. Come discover three incredible stories – Marcos’ dream to help the marginalized players of a Salvador favela, the unbreakable bond between young Julio and his father on the beaches of Santos, and a hidden dirt pitch deep in the heart of a Rio de Janeiro forest that spans three generations.
50 Samba Street Skills
Want your player to develop that elusive quality of flair? To succeed in the future game, players in all positions will be expected to dominate the ball and outplay their immediate opponents. The Samba Street Skills curriculum provides all the tools to achieve this. Turbocharge your child’s home practice today with lifetime access to our 50-move curriculum, the same one used by Brazil’s top junior and youth players. Filmed on urban street soccer courts in super slo-mo, these exciting 1v1 tricks and turns will expand the technical hard-drive of your player like nothing before. The curriculum is also accompanied by a Bonus resource that features diagrams of 13 cognitive 1v1, 1v2, and 2v2 mini-games. These games are designed to encourage players to insert the 50 street skills into real game situations. See the Bonus section below for more information.
50-question Tactical Exam
Benchmark and elevate your child’s tactical understanding with 50 questions personally prepared by Fabricio and Luciano, two of Brazil’s top academy coaches. Key principles from all four phases of the game – attacking, defending, attacking transition, and defensive transition – are examined, supported by detailed explanations of answers and links to video examples. Transform your child’s soccer IQ and game intelligence today, no matter their age or their playing level. Players can also measure their progress by retaking the exam an unlimited amount of times.
13 Cognitive Mini-games
Designed as a companion resource to the Samba Street Skills 50-move curriculum, these 13 cognitive 1v1, 1v2, and 2v2 mini-games enable players to apply the skills they are learning in real game situations against family & friends. An integral part of the upbringings of all top Brazilian players, these fun mini-games feature unconventional, multi-goal arrangements specifically designed to develop spatial awareness and decision-making – while providing the situational repetition needed to truly master technique.
3 Cognitive Juggling Games
Purchase The Brazilian Way today and gain instant access to three cognitive pair juggling games from Fabricio and Luciano’s Beyond Juggling curriculum. Developed in collaboration with Michel Bruyninckx, a world authority on cognitive training and former consultant to Real Madrid, AC Milan, and the Belgian FA, this program turns technical training into an addictive, pair-based brain game. Develop technique alongside vision, decision-making, anticipation, reaction speed, coordination, and mental endurance.
Stand on the Shoulders of
Fabricio Monte and Luciano Santos have together developed some of Brazil’s brightest talents. Now, they stand ready to help you and your child. Whether the goal is college, professional, or just to get better, don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn from two of South America’s leading player development figures. Created for parents and players of all ages and backgrounds, The Brazilian Way gives you all the tools you need to build your own skyscraper of soccer talent.
The Brazilian WayA Player Development Masterclass
Samba Street Skills: 50-video home curriculum
Tactical Principles: 50-question player exam
Whitepaper: 70 pages of world-class guidance
Myths & truths about technical development
Explanations and videos of tactical concepts
How to develop vision and decision-making
Building home soccer culture and passion
Player psychology and key character traits
Best practice parenting for player success
3 mini-docos on Brazilian player development
BONUS 13 mini-games to develop soccer IQ
BONUS 3 fun cognitive pair juggling games
Lifetime License - no monthly or yearly fees