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Soccer science & PERFORMANCE Faculty

ISSPF brings together an international team of the most innovative, modern and leading practitioners in the world of soccer science and performance. Take an ISSPF course and you immediately tap into the finest training from the most sought-after professionals in world soccer who represent clubs and associations at the highest level.

Professor Karim Chamari

Professor Karim Chamari

Professor Karim Chamari studied at Medical Faculty of Montpellier, France and specialises in sports training methodology, ramadan fasting and injury prevention.

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Dr. Manuel Segovia

Dr. Manuel Segovia

Dr. Manuel Segovia studied at Universidad Pablo de Olavide and specialises in coaching principles, physiology and strength training.

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Professor Gibson Moreira Praça

Professor Gibson Moreira Praça

Professor Gibson Moreira Praça studied at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais / Brazil and specialises in tactical analysis, training methodology and rehabilitation.

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Dr. Adam Owen

Dr. Adam Owen

Dr. Adam Owen studied at the University of Lyon and specialises in training methodology, session design and coaching principles. Sky Sports describes him as ‘The best British coach that you’ve never heard of’

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Professor Hassane Zouhal

Professor Hassane Zouhal

Professor Hassane Zouhal studied at the University of Rennes II – Haute Bretagne and specialises in exercise physiology, soccer science and talent identification

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Dr. Filipe Clemente

Dr. Filipe Clemente

Dr. Filipe Clemente studied at Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, School of Sport and Leisure (Portugal) and specialises in performance analysis, match analysis and training load monitoring.

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Efthymios Kyprianou

Efthymios Kyprianou

Dr. Efthymios Kyprianou studied at Kingston University and specialises in soccer integrated training, testing & monitoring and strength & conditioning.

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Dr. Miguel Angél Campos

Dr. Miguel Angél Campos

Dr. Miguel Angél Campos studied at University of Pablo de Olavide (Seville) and specialises in training load, small sided-games and training methodology.

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Dr. Paolo Terziotti

Dr. Paolo Terziotti

Dr. Paolo Terziotti studied at Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy and specialises in strength & conditioning, exercise physiology and injury prevention.

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Nikki Crawley

Nikki Crawley

Nikki Crawley studied at Brunel University, London and specialises in performance analysis, talent development and psychology.

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Dr. Raphael Villatore

Dr. Raphael Villatore

Dr. Raphael Villatore studied at the Universidade do Extremo Sul Catarinense and specialises in sports medicine, nutrition and physiology.

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Dr. Fabian Otte

Dr. Fabian Otte

Dr. Fabian Otte studied at the German Sport University Cologne and specialises in coaching principles, skill acquisition training and sports psychology.

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Danny Ransom

Danny Ransom

Danny Ransom studied at The Football Exchange, Liverpool John Moores University and specialises in performance psychology, talent development and psychology of injury & rehabilitation.

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Alberto Guerrero Calderon

Alberto Guerrero Calderon

Alberto Guerrero Calderon studied at the University of Essex and specialises in injury prevention, soccer rehabilitation and injury management.

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Dr. Vasilios Kalapotharakos

Dr. Vasilios Kalapotharakos

Dr. Vasilios Kalapotharakos studied at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Physical Education & Sport Science and specialises in coaching principles, exercise physiology and strength training.

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Slawomir Morawski

Slawomir Morawski

Slawomir Morawski studied at Sports Department – Higher School of Management and Coaching in Wrocław and specialises in analysis and cognitive aspects in training process, cognitive methodology and coaching analysis.

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Matthew Newton

Matthew Newton

Matt Newton studied at Liverpool John Moores University and specialises in contextualisation of physical demands of soccer, testing & monitoring and return to play.

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Dr. Berni Guerrero

Dr. Berni Guerrero

Dr. Berni Guerrero studied at the University of Granada and specialises in testing & monitoring, soccer endurance and training load management.

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Dr. Xinji Ji

Dr. Xinji Ji

Dr. Xinji Ji studied at the University of Leuven and specialises in wearable technology and player tracking data applications in soccer.

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Professor Dawid Goliński

Professor Dawid Goliński

Professor Dawid Goliński studied at University of Physical Education in Wrocław and specializes in physical fitness diagnostic, physiology and testing & monitoring.

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Alper Çıkıkcı

Alper Çıkıkcı

Alper Çıkıkcı studied at the Marmara University -Institute of Health Sciences -Kinesiology and Training Sciences and specialises in speed development, injury prevention and strength training.

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Dr. Alessandro Lonero

Dr. Alessandro Lonero

Dr. Alessandro Lonero studied at the University of Florence and specialises in rehabilitation, strength & conditioning and nutrition.

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Professor Darren Paul

Professor Darren Paul

Professor Darren Paul studied at the University of Copenhagen and specialises in coaching principles, physiology and strength and conditioning.

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Antonis Tsikakis

Antonis Tsikakis

Antonis Tsikakis studied at Democritus University of Thrace, Greece and specialises in Youth Football Training Methodology and Strength and Conditioning.

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Maximilian Lankheit

Maximilian Lankheit

Maximilian Lankheit studied at Australian Catholic University and specialises in fitness training, leadership strategies and biomechanics.

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Dr. Liam Anderson

Dr. Liam Anderson

Dr. Liam Anderson studied at the Liverpool John Moores University and specialises in training load, physiology and nutrition.

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Chris Meek

Chris Meek

Chris Meek studied at Leeds Beckett University and specialises in video analysis, data analysis and coaching.

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Victor Salinas

Victor Salinas

Victor Salinas studied at Innova. Health and Sports Institute and specialises in muscle Injuries, tendinopathy and ACL rehab.

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Dr. Patrick Orme

Dr. Patrick Orme

Dr. Patrick Orme studied at Liverpool John Moores University and specialises in recovery, physiology and strength & conditioning.

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Andrea Licciardi

Andrea Licciardi

Andrea Licciardi studied at the University of Turin and specialises in load management, coaching principles and injury prevention.

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Professor Nikos Koundourakis

Professor Nikos Koundourakis

Professor Nikos Koundourakis studied at the University of Crete, School of Medicine and specialises in physiology, sports endocrinology and biochemistry.

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Dr. Felix Fischer

Dr. Felix Fischer

Dr. Felix Fischer studied at UMIT and specialises in sports medicine, injury management and strength & conditioning.

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Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones studied at University of Chester and specializes in nutrition, physiology and injury prevention.

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Professor Osman Ates

Professor Osman Ates

Professor Osman Ates studied at İstanbul Üniversitesi Cerrahpaşa Spor and specializes in physiology, strength & conditioning and strength & power training.

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Dr. Eirini Manthou

Dr. Eirini Manthou

Dr. Eirini Manthou studied at University of Thessaly and University of Glasgow and specializes in nutrition, physiology and coaching principles.

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Professor Israel Teoldo da Costa

Professor Israel Teoldo da Costa

Professor Israel Teoldo da Costa studied at Universidade Federal de Viçosa and specializes in tactical analysis, training methodology and coaching development.

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Jarred Marsh

Jarred Marsh

Jarred Marsh studied at University of Cape Town and specializes in physiology, nutrition and coaching principles.

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Alex Segovia Vilchez

Alex Segovia Vilchez

Alex Segovia Vilchez is a soccer Strength & Conditioning Coach, holding a Msc in Football Conditioning & Rehabilitation, as well as, a 5 years Bsc in Sport Science.

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Jack Christopher

Jack Christopher

Jack Christopher studied at the University of London and specialising strength training, efficiency and modern periodization methods, velocity based training, on field training methodology in football.

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Aleksa Boskovic

Aleksa Boskovic

Aleksa Boskovic studied at the University of Novi sad, Serbia and specialises in strength training, training load monitoring and injury prevention.

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Hamish Munro

Hamish Munro

Hamish Munro studied at the St Mary’s University, University of Bedfordshire, University of Worcester and specialises in integrating tactical and physical periodisation schemes, assessing deceleration capabilities, velocity based training.

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Ricardo Pires

Ricardo Pires

Ricardo Pires studied at the ISPA – Instituto Universitário and specialises in social psychology and sport psychology.

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Jorge David Mora Anzola

Jorge David Mora Anzola

Jorge Davis Mora Anzola studied at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá, Colombia) and specialises in sport psychology, sport career and transitions and intervention in sport Injury recovery.

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Jack Sharkey

Jack Sharkey

Mr Jack Sharkey studied at Loughborough University and specialises in exercise physiology, training load monitoring and wearable technology.

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Konstadinos Jani

Konstadinos Jani

Konstadinos Jani studied at the University of Thessaly and specialises in coaching principles, fatigue & recovery and injury reduction & injury rehabilitation.

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Margarita Posada

Margarita Posada

Margarita Posada is the founder of the Mexican Sports Nutrition Federation FMND and specialises in sports nutrition & nutrition for injury.

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Juan Carlos Devia Ramos

Juan Carlos Devia Ramos

Juan Carlos Devia Ramos studied at University of Buenos Aires and specialises in sports medicine, injury prevention and treatment of injuries.

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Dr. Lloyd Parker

Dr. Lloyd Parker

Dr. Lloyd Parker studied at Liverpool John Moores University and specialises in nutrition and behaviour change in elite sport.

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Sarah Murray

Sarah Murray

Sarah Murray studied at Brunel University and specialises in sport psychology, social psychology & mental skills training.

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Siôn Rowlands

Siôn Rowlands

Siôn Rowlands studied at University of Chester and specialises in sport psychology, coaching principles and mental skills development.

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Virginia Santesteban

Virginia Santesteban

Virginia Santesteban studied at University of Navarra and specialises in nutrition, physiology and hydration & recovery methods.

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Tanja Simone Ecken

Tanja Simone Ecken

Tanja Simone Ecken studied at University of London and specialises in performance improvement, self-efficiency and EMD & imagery.

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Thomas Pratl

Thomas Pratl

Thomas Pratl studied at St Mary’s University and specialises in psychology and mental skills training.

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Sam Mchaffie

Sam Mchaffie

Sam McHaffie studied at Liverpool John Moore’s University and specialises in nutrition, soccer supplementation and exercise physiology.

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Faisal Alshawa

Faisal Alshawa

Faisal Alshawa studied at Loughborough University and specialises in nutrition, physiology and injury prevention.

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Ian Coll

Ian Coll

Ian Coll studied at University of the West of Scotland and specialises in youth development, match & training load and developing the modern day player.

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Helen Bauhaus

Helen Bauhaus

Helen Bauhaus studied at The University of Bonn and specialises in sports nutrition, exercise physiology and nutritional coaching.

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Dr. Martin Macháček

Dr. Martin Macháček

Dr. Martin Macháček studied at Charles University and specialises in sport psychology, mental skills training and player development.

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Dr. Hilary Obert

Dr. Hilary Obert

Dr Hilary Obert studied at Saint Louis University and specialises in injury prevention, rehabilitation and functional movement.

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Pedro Assis

Pedro Assis

Pedro Assis studied at Universidade Fernando Pessoa and specialises in sport psychology, clinical psychology and talent identification.

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Jeff Richardson

Jeff Richardson

Jeff Richardson studied at University College Dublin and specialises in sports psychology, (GK) skill acquisition and coaching pedagogy.

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Diogo Ferreira

Diogo Ferreira

Diogo Ferreira studied at University of Stirling and specialises in soccer nutrition, physiology and anthropometry.

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Daniel Dymond

Daniel Dymond

Daniel Dymond studied at University of Queensland and specialises in performance psychology, coach mentoring and pressure management.

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David Baird

David Baird

David Baird studied at University of the West of Scotland and specialises in youth development, coach education and coaching principles.

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Mirko Mazzantini

Mirko Mazzantini

Mirko Mazzantini studied at University of Pisa and specialises in coach education, youth methodology and technical development.

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Dr. Ashley Allanson

Dr. Ashley Allanson

Dr. Ashley Allanson studied at Hull University and specialises in coaching principles, youth development and coach development.

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