In this course you will learn the following key areas of Soccer Psychology:
1. Tapering & Periodisation
2. Microcycle, planning & performance
3. Game Model Development
4. Individualised Periodisation
5. Developing a Working Model
6. Player carbohydrate requirements
7. Physical & Tactical Periodisation
8. Maximal intensity conditioning
9. Training session design
10. Competitive Microcycle
This course provides you with the most efficient fitness & strength based training methods and tactical strategies to help your players attain peak athletic performance.
Delivered by Dr. Adam Owen
In this lecture we deep dive into tapering & periodisation in team sports. We will discuss Periodisation models & theoretical base, Traditional vs. contemporary concepts, Tapering strategies & managing the training week. Pitch based content – preparing & conditioning, & off to on-pitch links – conditioning philosophy.
Delivered by Dr. Dawid Golinski
In this lecture you will explore load monitoring methods used functionally within the game. We will discuss weekly training microcylces, specific soccer strategies for planning and performance & how we can maximise this in our work with teams.
Delivered by Dr. Alejandro Romero-Caballero
In this lecture we deep dive into Reinterpreting Tactical Periodisation. We will discuss tactical periodisation background, Implications & considerations of training methodology, Developing a game model & structuring the microcycle.
Delivered by Jarred Marsh
In this module, we deep dive into individualised periodization in a soccer team . We will discuss Periodisation models & defining training load, Player load & training load response, Sport specific training games – practical problems, & Individual based programming & training tapering.
Delivered by Dr. Efthymios Kyprianou
In the lecture, we look into developing a working model. We will discuss soccer specific profiling – player evolution, structural organisation within soccer, planning & periodisation – specificity of the game, training session content – drill design, & targeting physical outcomes with soccer training.
Delivered by Liam Anderson
In this lecture we look at the carbohydrate requirements of soccer players and the implications for periodisation. We will discuss activity profiles & metabolic demands of play, meal types & nutrition for performance, fuel for the work you do – understanding what’s needed, & nutritional periodisation.
Delivered by Hamish Munro
In this module, we deep dive into integrating physical & tactical periodisation in soccer at both senior and youth levels. We will discuss tactical periodisation overview – recap, building a game model – holistic approach , integrating physical periodisation into tactical periodisation, & considerations of tactical periodisation in youth soccer.
Delivered by Dr. Miguel Angel Campos Vazquez
In this module, we deep dive into maximal intensity conditioning periods in soccer. We will discuss game demands & understanding the training requirements, training game formats & physical responses, physical vs. tactical strategy – preparing for the demands of the game, & drill design & justifications to compete.
Delivered by Dr. Adam Owen
In this module, we deep dive into preparing the modern soccer player. We will discuss selective principles, training guidelines – balancing work & recovery principles, pre-training preparation, pitch based content – training session design, & sport specific strength & power development.
How do you achieve and manage the balance between physical and tactical training? Where does a fitness coaches work end and where does the work of the soccer coach start?
The Certificate in Physical Training & Soccer Methodology provides you with the most efficient and modern training methods, drills and exercises to maximise the physical, tactical and technical development & preparation of your players for peak performance.
This course is suitable for:
Individuals tasked with the responsibility for the coaching, training, & preparation aspects of soccer players from youth to senior levels.
Individuals with an interest in developing their knowledge in the training methodology, physical training & development of individual athletes, players or team sports.
The course is comprised of the following:
20 study hours
Pre- & post-lecture reading references
Tutor assessed assignment
Certificate of Achievement