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WORLD-CLASS ONLINE SOCCER COURSES

The Global Online Soccer Education Platform Trusted, Endorsed & Accredited by Leading Universities and Elite Clubs

In a world of fine margins between success and failure, increasingly clubs are looking to science and performance specialists to provide them with that winning edge.  The most progressive and successful science and performance specialists understand that in order to stay ahead of the curve they need to continually look for fresh ideas and insights, from all corners of the globe.

ISSPF provides cutting edge, accredited courses for coaches, soccer science and performance specialists who want to be the best and their team to win.

Courses DELIVERED BY A Global Faculty

Covering all FIFA Confederations you’ll find our lectures span every continent. We’re the trusted provider of Soccer Science & Performance education for a number of FIFA Federations, elite clubs and leading universities. Now is the time for you to get onboard with our soccer courses and take career or your team’s performance to a higher level.

Accredited Online Soccer Courses

Learn the methods used at the world’s top clubs from the comfort of home:

Introductory Course in Soccer Science & Performance

This course will aid your understanding of where the periodisation, training tapering & general specific methodologies used to maximise the preparation of players lead to the coaching process.

Certificate in Soccer Nutrition

Take your first steps into the world of soccer nutrition, health and wellness as we discover how to balance our body using macro-nutrients, the best methods for refueling and how to maximise nutrition through injury.

Certificate in Soccer Psychology & Mental Skills Training

A course that looks at an introduction to soccer specific psychology as well as the challenges of player motivation, focus, anxiety and self-confidence. Built a strong team with clear communication.

Certificate in Physical Training & Soccer Methodology

This course takes an introductory look at soccer specific physical training and soccer methodology as well as how to enhance performance both in applied manner and also from an academic understanding perspective.

Certificate in Soccer Load Management

A course that will enhance your knowledge of soccer load management and provide an understanding of the training process across many levels of the game including planning, tracking and monitoring.

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Certificate in Youth Soccer Athletic Development (LTAD)

An in depth course that covers all element of youth development in the soccer industry. Starting with youth testing all the way to bridging the link into 1st team.

What Difference Could An ISSPF Course Make To Your Season Or Your Career?

What YOU’LL LEARN

Each of our revolutionary accredited soccer courses has been designed to boost your knowledge and skills across key areas of the game:

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Injury Reduction

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Strength & Conditioning

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Testing & Monitoring

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Performance Analysis

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Fitness Training

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Psychology

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Training Methodology

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Talent Identification

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What ELITE COACHES Are Saying

What The Pros Are Saying:

Steve McClaren

Manchester Utd, Middlesborough, FC Twente, Wolfsburg, Nottingham Forest, Derby County, England

"This is by far the most innovative style of learning that I’ve seen in this digital era. The breadth of topics covered, combined with the level of detail and insights makes this a must learning environment for any coach who is working or wants to get into the game and progress to the highest levels."

Claudio Donatelli

(MSc)

Performance & Fitness Coach
Italian National Team

“ISSPF have been able to seamlessly provide all individuals with an interest in team sports and specifically soccer with the chance to learn from some of the best people in their key research areas. Developing throughout my career as a fitness & conditioning expert and applying the scientific principles of training at the elite level of the soccer, I feel being able to use the e-learning strategy within ISSPF challenges and adds further credibility to my working practices. I highly recommend individuals from all learning levels to tap into the fantastic resource available here. ”

Tony Merola

(UEFA A License)

Boys ECNL Director - Tulsa Soccer Club, USA

“Never before have I seen a unique set of soccer specific performance & coaching specialists under one banner and available 24 hours a day 7 days a week to learn within the comfort of my own home. Being part of the educational partnership program with ISSPF has opened up a new & time efficient way for both myself as Technical Director, and my club coaching and fitness staff to up skill and develop as coaches.” 

Ringo Wu

(AFC ‘B’ Coaching Certificate)

Head of Physical Education & Sport, Nanwai Kings College Soccer Team, Jinkai District, Jiangsu, China

“ISSPF have managed to provide our soccer coaching staff within our college team with a 1st class opportunity to learn & apply some key performance coaching aspects. The opportunity to personally develop & track the staff’s progress through their assisted e-learning process is very impressive. I highly recommend the content as a must for all individuals tasked with the development of soccer players across all levels of the game.”

Sir Alex Ferguson

Aberdeen, Manchester United

“Sports science, without question is the biggest, most important change in my lifetime. It has moved the game onto another level that maybe we never dreamt of all those years ago. Sports science has brought a whole new dimension to the game.”

Kari Ukkonen

(UEFA Professional License)

Head of Coach Education, Football Association of Finland, UEFA, Helsinki, Finland

“Working with ISSPF as an educational partner has allowed us here at the Football Association the chance to provide CPD and continue to educate our coaches across a wide range of learning levels from our UEFA foundation levels through our UEFA Professional Licence. Offering our candidates, the chance to use both the ISSPF platform & specific soccer courses, is a huge advantage to us as an education provided within the game” 

Vin Blaine

(CONCACAF) Director of Football & Coach Education, US Virgin Islands Soccer Association, FIFA Coach Educator, US Virgin Islands

“An experienced director with a demonstrated history of working in the soccer industry & having developed across a range of sports psychology, match analysis, player development, and sports management - I feel the opportunity to integrate the e-learning facility available from ISSPF into as a federation, club or individual self-development level is of huge benefit. As a FIFA & CONCACAF Instructor & Director of Football I have rarely seen an educational tool as good as this to positively influence individuals across a range of key soccer topics.” 

Leo Lucas da Silva

(Level-2 License)

Youth Academy Coach, Botafogo de Futebol, Brazil

“Using the ISSPF learning facility has opened my eyes to the detail and incredible knowledge provided from an elite faculty of elite coach developers and soccer science educators. As an individual who continually wants to progress my coaching pathway, I think this might be the best solution to increase my awareness of all elements of the game. The large amount of content and lectures available has already, and will continue to improve me. Gaining the Foundation Certificate in Soccer Science & Performance was extremely to me.”

Mario Cantaluppi

(UEFA A License)

Youth Academy Head Coach, FC Basel, Switzerland

“I am always looking for ways to combine coach education and professional coaching development with my full-time job within professional soccer. The time constraints are very difficult generally, but ISSPF have provided a fantastic platform to bring coach education to my own home during busy schedules. The range of topics on offer gives a broad & unique continued professional development” 

Oriol Gonzales

(UEFA Professional License)

Head Coach & Technical Director, Angkor Tigers FC, Asian Champions League, Cambodian Superleague, Cambodia

“Living abroad to work as a soccer coach has its difficulties in terms of coach education provision due to travel and time commitments. Being able to access the ISSPF platform has allowed me not only to maximise my spare time from a self-development perspective, but we have also been able to gain certifications & qualifications as a club across all elements of the game. From our senior squad staff to the academy staff, ISSPF is a fundamental education tool for our club development strategy.”

Jingze Quan

(AFC ‘B’ Coaching Certificate)

Director of Youth Development Coaching, Eagles River FC, Yanbian, Jilin, China

“Being able to develop the coaching staff throughout the club here in Eagles River FC is a large part of my role within the club. Having come across ISSPF and now using the e-learning platform for our English-speaking Chinese coaching, and medical staff we have been able to improve our focus and upgrade some key elements within the organisation. As a large grassroots club here within the province, we feel using ISSPF as an educational partnership is of huge benefit” 

Woody Jacobs

(SAFA Level 1 Diploma)

Assistant Manager & Coach Developer, Namibian National Soccer Association, Namibia

“Working as both Assistant Manager with elite players of our national team, I have been able to directly take a lot of content and thought provoking ideas from the content on view within ISSPF and use them to the benefit of our national players. Furthermore, I am delighted to say that we are now integrating the ISSPF online courses into our coach development program to uplift the whole coaching education aspects of our nation.”

Susan Lockyear

(FFA Advanced Coaching License)

Head Coach & Technical Director, Canberra State County FA, Australia

“As the game develops within the professional women’s game & also filters down within the girl’s academy programs across the world, we are proud to be at the forefront of driving the developmental aspects of the game in this area. To be able to link as an educational partnership with ISSPF is a huge part of our federation soccer development strategy, and as we can now offer a range of online content, certification qualifications and courses from a range of leading professionals – we have already seen a direct enhancement across our coaching content and performance department delivery.”

Lorenzo Francini

(MSc)

Head of Performance, AC Milan, Women’s Division, Italy

“As a fitness coach and sport scientist working at the elite level of the female game, I feel that ISSPF and their integration of both applied and academic quality is something that will be of huge importance for people within our industry. ISSPF have manage to accumulate a faculty of leaders across soccer science, medical & coaching science that will enable them to educate people from a very insightful and practitioning way.”

Peter McDonnell

(UEFA A License)

Assistant Soccer Coach - The University of Maine
Director of Coaching - Seacoast United Maine

“The layers of content within ISSPF is in a league of it's on when considering CPD options for coaches of all levels. Having explored many avenues through my own coaching journey, the detail embedded in the courses really lends itself to closing the gap between the integrated knowledge across the fields of Sports Science and the actual application of the skills on the field. Being able to learn from many experts, across a global faculty, affords me the ability to step into their professional world and soak in the abundant knowledge they have, all in my own time. ”

Real World Learning

All of our certified soccer courses are built on three main criterias: Preparation, Application, Execution. No fluff, or theoretical hypothesis… this is real life, on the training ground, in the dressing room, out on the pitch practical learning to enhance you and your team. Most of our faculty work at elite levels within the game and can provide insights and data based on their experiences.

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At the end of each of our soccer courses you’ll be tasked with completing a number of marked assignments based on the course work. These are practical assignments based on your real life interactions in the workplace or within your sporting club.

You will be assessed by one of our faculty members, who will offer guidance & feedback on your submission.

How Our Soccer Courses Benefit You

Following our structured online soccer courses that are available to you 24/7 on any device, you will become a more valuable member of your clubs coaching faculty, a trusted advisor. Other members will look to you to provide insights, data, and contribute to session design and team management.

ELITE Faculty

Cutting edge knowledge from elite coaches

Leading Practitioners

Competitive & practical solutions

Expert Course Design

Lifelong learning & physical applications

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Built in layers for stronger retention

Professional Delivery

From specialist soccer scientists & professors

CPD certification

Certified courses that WOW employers

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