ONLINE MASTER COURSE

SSC – FOOTBALL STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

JOIN THE MOST INFLUENTIAL COMMUNITY OF PRACTITIONERS IN FOOTBALL.

The FSI Master in Football Strength and Conditioning consists of 14 modules/courses with more than 100 hours of video-classes, access to reference texts and an online assessment and tutoring system, in a 12-month program with 24/7 access and self-managed learning pace.

Most important features:

  • It contains all the updated theoretical and practical knowledge that a strength&conditioning coach needs to work in football at anylevel
  • International, World-Class Faculty of professors
  • Online, Multi-language, Global capacitation
  • Attractive learning methodology with video-classes in a didactic and enjoyable format
  • Empowering certification with a demanding evaluation system, a comprehensive competency framework and the support of a solid Faculty of professors
  • FSI certification represents a prestigious accreditation to work in professional football

COURSES

Course 1: Physiological and performance demands of a football match

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific knowledge about the physiological performance determinants, training/match demands, training load and fatigue parameters in Football.

The course teaches how to evaluate the external workload of a Football match and its physiological effects on the player, including the temporary and long-term fatigue.

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Course 2: Physiological evaluation of the football player

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific knowledge about biological, anthropometric and psychological parameters that allow the evaluation of performance, fatigue and training adaptations of the Football player.

The course teaches how to conduct and interpret physiological, biomechanical and performance evaluation in Football, including body composition, biological (blood analysis) and psychological tests, and how to design and manage excel databases for integrating all the biological and psychological data to monitoring Football players during the season and in all categories from academy to first team.

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Course 3: Physical performance and injury-prevention evaluation of the football player

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific knowledge about laboratory and on-field methods for performance evaluation in Football.

The course teaches how to identify and analyze the main evidence-based parameters related to performance or injury prevention in Football players, and how this information can be integrated and used to design training tasks, sessions and programs.

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Course 4: Physical workload control in footbal

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the evidence-based external and internal load parameters most used to control match/ training workload and physical adaptations in football, the internal operation of a sport science department, and its coordination with other departments of a football team.

The course teaches how to use and analyze data from a GPS system to design training tasks and sessions in football to improve performance and reduce injury risk, as well as how to control workload using GPS systems (daily, weekly, monthly and during the season) and generate workload reports and training suggestions.

PROFESSORS


  • Bernardo Requena

    Strength & Conditioning Specialist
    Background: Real Madrid FC, Sevilla FC and Athletic Club, Spain


  • Aaron Coutts

    University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    Background: Carlton Football Club, Australia


  • Jack Nayler

    Celtic Football Club, United Kingdom
    Background: Real Madrid CF, Spain; Paris Saint Germain FC, France

Course 5: Training to improve the resistance to fatigue in Football I

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the physiological factors influencing different training systems to improve resistance to fatigue in football, and the types of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and sprint interval training (SIT) methods used in football.

The course teaches how to design, program and implement these systems in a football team, and how to analyze the physical adaptations achieved with them.

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Course 6: Training to improve the resistance to fatigue in Football II

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the determinants, variables and types of Small Sided Game training methods, and their related performance adaptations; and about the variables and adaptations proper to complementary training methods such as altitude exposure, heat acclimatization or inspiratory muscle training in football.

The course teaches how to analyze and understand the interaction between physiological systems, responses and adaptations, and their influence in the different training types to improve resistance to fatigue in football; how to design, program and implement Small Sided Games in the weekly training structure to improve resistance to fatigue in football; how to design and implement complementary training methods – altitude exposure, heat acclimatization or inspiratory muscle training – to improve performance in football; and finally how to design travel, training and other strategies to improve acclimatization when competing in heat and/or altitude.

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Course 7: Training for High-Intensity actions in football

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the high-intensity actions in football and its relationship with performance, and about the most useful training methods to improve the ability to apply vertical, horizontal and multidirectional force and power.

The course teaches how to measure vertical, horizontal and multidirectional applied force and their important to improve football performance; how to analyze upper body force and their importance to improve football performance; and how to design and implement training tasks and programs to improve the ability to apply vertical, horizontal and multidirectional force, the upper body strength and the sprint and deceleration performance in football players.

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Course 8: Strength & Conditioning for Injury Prevention in football I

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the most frequent injuries in football and related risk factors, and the effects of stretching, amplitude, deceleration and strength training on injury prevention.

The course teaches how to identify the most important injury risk factors in football and analyze them in a epidemiology control in football, how to understand the importance of stretching, amplitude, deceleration and strength training in injury prevention in football, and how to design, perform and implant (in a weekly structure) stretching, amplitude, deceleration and strength training programs to reduce injury risk factors in football.

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Course 9: Strength & Conditioning for Injury Prevention in football II

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the types, responses and physical adaptations to strength training under unstable conditions, core training and eccentric training, and particularly on hamstrings and ACL injuries prevention.

The course teaches how to analyze and understand the responses and adaptations of the strength training for injury prevention, and how to design and perform such injury prevention strength training programs.

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Course 10: Strength & Conditioning Periodization in football

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the periodization of training in different season periods (pre-season, in-season, off-season, return to play periods) in football.

The course teaches how to understand and design strength and conditioning programs in pre-season, in-season, off-season an return to play periods in football, how to understand the importance and interaction of strength and conditioning with the tactic model and team structure, how to design and implement strength and conditioning programs in gym and field depending on the period of the season, how to manage the periodization of the load along the season, and finally how to run a complete high-performance program in a football team.

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Course 11: Warm-up and pre-soccer training work

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the effects of warm-up in football, teaching how to design and run proper indoor pre-warm-ups and outdoor warm-ups in a football team.

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Course 12: Recovery for football

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the post-match and post-training recovery processes.

The course teaches how to structure and coordinate strategies to improve post-match / post-training recovery and the benefits of each one in order to properly apply them, how to manage traveling (domestic, international and intercontinental), sleep, and training camps in football teams, and how to implement routines for recovery after matches depending on season period congestion and travels.

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Course 13: Nutrition for Football

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about nutritional protocols to improve recovery and performance in the football player, and the different nutritional aids, supplements and food strategies for these purposes.

The course teaches how to analyze the hydration status in order to design individualized hydration protocols in different climatic conditions; how to apply nutritional supplementation in football; how to design diets in football teams depending on the season period and focusing in quantity, quality and also in gastronomy; and how to design and implement natural nutritional habits and supplementation on a football team.

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Course 14: Strength & conditioning in young football players

SUMMARY

This course contains updated scientific and practical knowledge about the biological and psychological aspects related with youth age that influence the strength and conditioning, technical-tactical progression and talent development in these young football players.

The course teaches how to analyze and identify maturation periods to adjust strength and conditioning, technical and tactical demands and decision-making progressions in football academies; how to design and apply Individual conditioning training in young football players; how to design the progression to develop technical and tactical aspect of young football players in professional club academies; and how to implement strength and conditioning training programs in football academies.

PROFESSORS

PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

The holder of the FSI Master in Football Strength and Conditioning certification accredits professional competence as:

  • Strength&Conditioning Coach of a football team of any level
  • Personal Trainer of a professional football player
  • Specialist in Training and Physical Performance of the football Player, as complementary professional skills for football coaches, sports scientists, sports doctors, sports physiotherapists and any other technical position within football

FOOTBALL STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING MASTER COURSE

24/7 access

14 modules/courses

100 hours of video-classes

+40 international professors

Agreements with professional football clubs for Employment

PRICE AND PAYMENT METHODS

FULL PAYMENT:

4.600€ (VAT included) (Taxes included)

PAYMENT IN INSTALMENTS:

  • 1st Payment 1.610€ Courses 1-4. Initial payment on enrolment
  • 2nd Payment 1.610€ Courses 5-9. Payment 3 months after enrolment.
  • 3rd Payment 1.610€ Courses 10-14. Payment after 6 months of enrolment.
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FSI CERTIFICATION

The student who gets the FSI Master in Football Strength and Conditioning is accredited by FSI Faculty as possessor of the necessary capabilities to proficiently work as a Strength & Conditioning Coach at a professional football team or as a personal coach of a professional football player

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The members of the FSI Faculty represent the professional practice in several of the best football clubs and organizations in the world

  • Bernardo Requena

    Strength & Conditioning Specialist
    Background: Real Madrid FC, Sevilla FC and Athletic Club, Spain

  • Alfredo Santalla

    Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Spain

  • Tim Meyer

    Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
    Background: Germany National Football Team

  • Luka Milanovic

    Croatia National Football Team, Croatia
    Background: University de Zagreb, Croatia

  • Alain Sola

    Real Sociedad FC, Spain

  • Adam Owen

    Hebei China Fortune FC, China
    Background: Benfica Lab, Finland Football Federation, Wales Football Federation, Rangers FC, Wales National Team, Hebei China Fortune

  • Gari Fullaondo

    CEO Kimet Sport
    Background: Athletic de Bilbao, Spain

  • Jesús Olmo

    Football Medical Director
    Background: Real Madrid CF, Spain

  • Hani Al Haddad

    Aspire Academy, Qatar
    Background: Qatar National Team

  • Fernando Hernández-Abad

    Universidad Europea de Canarias, Hospital San Juan de Dios Tenerife, Spain

  • Bruno Mazziotti

    Physiotherapist and Strength & Conditioning Specialist
    Background: Paris Saint Germain Football Club, France; Brazil national football team

  • Jean B. Morin

    Université Côte d’Azur Nice, France

  • Franco Impellizzeri

    University of Technology Sydney, Australia
    Background: FIFA Medical and Research Centre

  • Christopher Carling

    University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
    Background: Manchester United, United Kingdom; Lille FC and Paris Saint Germain, France

  • José Asián

    Real Betis Balompié, Spain

  • Tim Meyer

    Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
    Background: Germany National Football Team

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