The All Access Pass to Brazilian Player Development

Fabricio Monte and Luciano Santos, elite Brazilian youth coaches with over 25 years' combined experience working in Santos FC's prestigious academy, proudly present to you The Brazilian Way, a groundbreaking video series and whitepaper 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.

The Creators

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 youth 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:

Video Series

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-video 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 50-video library is also accompanied by 13 cognitive 1v1, 1v2 and 2v2 games, enabling players to apply the 50 skills in real game situations against family and friends. Part of all top Brazilian players’ upbringings, these 13 mini-games feature unconventional, multi-goal arrangements specifically designed to develop spatial awareness and decision-making.


3 Mini-docos

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 an impoverished Salvador favela, the unbreakable bond between young Julio and his father on the beaches of Santos, and a dirt pitch deep in the heart of a Rio de Janeiro forest that spans three generations.

Parent Whitepaper

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Tactical Concepts Quiz

Come discover the secrets of Brazilian development through this whitepaper and video series, and gain free access to Luciano and Fabricio’s Tactical Concepts quiz for youth players. Benchmark your child’s tactical knowledge with 31 questions personally prepared by two of Brazil’s top academy coaches. Assess and improve your player’s soccer IQ and game intelligence in all phases of the game – attacking, defending, and transition. Suitable for all youth-age players, as well as elite-level junior players.

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. 

Fabricio Monte and Luciano Santos have together developed some of Brazil’s top talents. Now, they stand ready to guide 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 youth 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 Way

A Player Development Masterclass
$ 299 One payment
  • Samba Street Skills (50-video curriculum)
  • 13 fun cognitive mini-games to play at home
  • 3 mini-docos on how Brazil develops players
  • Comprehensive 45-page parent whitepaper
  • Technical development: myths & guidance
  • Growing soccer intelligence the right way
  • Building home soccer culture and passion
  • Player psychology and key character traits
  • Best practice parenting for player success
  • BONUS 31-question Tactical Concepts quiz
  • BONUS 3 cognitive juggling games for pairs
  • Lifetime License - no monthly or yearly fees