Foundation Certificate in Soccer
The Foundation Certificate in Soccer Nutrition provides an introduction to soccer nutrition and the fueling required to maximise player performance and recovery while reducing the risk of injuries.
The Foundation Certificate in Soccer Nutrition course delivers 8 focused lectures that have been developed by some of the most respected nutritional practitioners and performance experts working within top flight soccer clubs.
This course covers the following key areas of Soccer Nutrition:
1. Soccer physiology
2. Macro & micro nutrients in soccer
3. Vitamins & minerals in soccer
4. Hydration in soccer
5. Training, match & recovery fueling
6. Nutrition & injury
7. Nutrition in female soccer
8. Supplements in soccer
The course is comprised of the following:
16 Hours study time
Pre- & post-lecture reading references
Tutor assessed assignment
Certificate of Achievement
The aim of this Soccer Nutrition course is to expose you to the fundamentals of nutrition for soccer players so that you can:
- Understand the key energy sources required to perform repeated high intensity and explosive movements within the intermittent nature of soccer;
- Understand the fueling that is is required to perform and recover from both training, competitive games across a range of levels with the game;
- Understand how to reduce the risk for non-contact muscle injuries, through a better understanding of key nutrients.
Who is this course designed for?
This course has been designed for beginner to elite level coaches who want to understand soccer specific nutrition and the impact of player diet on performance.
How long is the course?
This is a 16-hour course providing a deep understanding and best practices that can be applied to your own team environment to maximise performance and recovery in soccer.
Is my progress logged through the course?
After each lecture there is a short multiple-choice test designed to cement your learning. You can access your test results at anytime through your course progress area.
Can I stop/pause a presentation part way through?
Yes, the course is completely flexible. You can go back to a module at anytime and continue from where you left off.
Can I take the modules in any order?
No. The course follows a set structure that must be studied in numerical order. You can only access the next module once you have completed the previous module test.
Is there a time limit on the course?
Yes. This course has a 6-month access limit. You can access the course 24/7 within this period.
Will I get a certificate to show that I have passed the course?
Yes, you will receive a pass certificate provided you have attained the minimum pass grade of 75%.
If you have any further questions, please Contact Us.
The Certificate in Soccer Psychology & Mental Skills is fully accredited with the following recognised associations and ensures the study hours will contribute to the achievement of a formal accreditation and continued professional development.
Accredited by British Virgin Islands Football Association (BVIFA)
The course will also be accepted towards the revalidation for the BVIFA-CONCACAF Level D-B courses.
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Learn with these leading experts
The Foundation Certificate in Soccer Nutrition has been developed with some of the most respected nutritionists and practitioners and academics working across some of the world’s leading soccer clubs.
Sam McHaffie is a Performance Nutritionist for the England Football Association. Sam is also a former First Team Nutritionist for Everton FC Women’s team.
Dr Eirini Manthou
Dr Eirini Manthou Programme Leader, MSc Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition. Dr. Manthou studied at University of Thessaly and University of Glasgow and specializes in nutrition, physiology and coaching principles.
Virginia Santesteban is the Director Of Nutrition at Real Sociedad Football Club. Virginia specialises in nutrition, physiology and hydration & recovery methods.
Faisal Alshawa holds an MSc in Sports and Exercise combined with a B.Sc in Kinesiology and is a performance-based nutritional coach, author, and keynote speaker that helps everyday people, elite athletes, and professional sports teams optimise their physical performance by guiding their nutritional intake.
Yasemin Batmaca is a Lecturer at Demiroglu Bilim University and former sport dietician for Turkish club Besiktas jk footbll academy.
Start Your Foundation Certificate in Soccer Nutrition Today!
Start Your Foundation Certificate in Soccer NUTRITION Today!
|8 lectures (16-hours)|
|Tutor Assessed Assignments|
|Certificate of Achievement|
|14 day money-back guarantee|