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TEDxLSE - Nilio Bagga - The Art of Samba Soccer

Nilio Bagga has established himself as one of the youngest social entrepreneurs of our time renowned for his role as the Founder and Director of Samba Soccer Schools. He also operates as the Head Coach employing teams of coaches to deliver training programs across the West Midlands and London.Samba Soccer Schools is a fast growing, innovative soccer school that delivers training programs based on the Brazilian football ethos.Nilio created the enterprise during his gap year in 2009 and since then, the organisation have coached over 1000 young people on Brazilian training techniques and flair based football, all to the sound of Samba Music.The Schools have a two-fold purpose. The first is to teach young footballers how to play with the skill and freedom that epitomises the Brazilian game. The second centers on social development; by using Brazilian football as the vehicle, Samba Soccer Schools is able to develop discipline, confidence and knowledge in young people. It is through this that Nilio believes the schools can instill a sense of how to succeed in wider life as well as in sport.In this stirring talk, Nilio shares his path to glory - why he coaches, who inspired him and what he aims to provide through the schools.To find out more about Samba Soccer Schools, visit
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