ISSPF & Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

We are delighted to announce our online educational partnership with Universiti Teknologi MARA

As football continues to thrive in the Asian football region, on the 1st June 2021, AFC qualification fixture involving two rival nations saw the Malaysian national team produce one of its most famous victories in their international history when defeating rival neighbours Thailand in the FIFA World Cup campaign.
This victory not only shows progress within the football mad country, but it also keeps alive the dream of gaining qualification to the next stages for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup.

In line with the progress of the national team in the sport, further national interest in the football industry within the region has led to the development and recognition in the sports related academic program offered in the Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Malaysia.

This progression and modern approach within the institution has led to the official partnership agreement between themselves and the world renowned International Soccer Science and Performance Federation (ISSPF).

The signing of agreement is led by UiTM’s Vice Chancellor, Emeritus Professor Datuk Ir. Dr. Mohd Azraai Kassim. This is witnessed by the Dean of the Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation UiTM, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohad Anizu Mohd Noor.

The aim of this partnership is to provide Malaysian coaches, practitioners and staff from the country and local communities, cutting edge, online football training resources.

The online courses are professionally developed and delivered by some of the leading academics, sports scientists and coaching practitioners from international renowned organisations. These specific courses target coaches, participants, learners and students from all levels of the game with a various range of abilities and knowledge. The key courses delivered online within these unique, bespoke and accredited courses provide an insight into the elite level workings of the game including: NutritionPsychology and Mental Skills TrainingYouth Player and Athletic DevelopmentSoccer and Team Sport Training Methodology, Fitness and Conditioning Training, Tactical Analysis, Talent Identification, Goalkeeper Coaching Science and Injury Reduction and Return to Play. According to the Dean of Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Associate Professor Dr Mohad Anizu Mohd Nor:
“I am delighted that we have been able to formalize this link with the ISSPF. I firmly believe that this will not only lead the faculty moving forward in terms of our continued high-impact education, but will also allow for us to offer the Malaysian sporting community access to world class educational content.

"As a sports science education provider we pride ourselves on our relationships with the community, and this link will allow for us to further our reach and empower those who aspire to work at the highest level of the game.

"We will be compiling several bespoke UiTM/ISSPF diplomas and certification courses that will provide aspiring coaches, sports scientist, scouts, trainers, medical practitioners and analysts with insight to not only domestic but international best practice standards. This is a fantastic initiative, and I am excited that UiTM can contribute to the applied soccer education revolution here in Malaysia and Asia region.”
Associate Professor Dr Mohad Anizu Mohd Nor
Dean of Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
As a leading online soccer education organization, ISSPF is not only seen as the trusted partner of elite, semi-professional, amateur and youth soccer clubs, international and continental federations, but also as key educational partners of schools, colleges, universities and training institutes worldwide. An official announcement on behalf of ISSPF confirmed the excitement of the partnership agreement with UiTM:
“We are delighted to become the official online educational provider and partner for the Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA. We are extremely excited to play a leading role in the development of football or soccer related individuals in the region.

"The opportunity to assist in the development of Malaysian soccer enthusiasts, coaches, performance and medical staff, in addition to the students and learners around the local community, and country is one ISSPF are keen to drive forward with.

"The provision of our bespoke soccer related courses, across the coaching and performance development in the region is something we are proud to work together with for the progression of all individuals interested in enhancing their applied knowledge and career prospects. Our accredited courses cover a range of coaching interests from grassroots, through to the elite professional coaching level.”
ISSPF Business Team
The partnership program has been launched is currently “live” and accessible for all individuals wanting to begin journey & extend their potential & development in the sport specific industry. All courses can be performed whilst travelling or at home, at any time of the day and is geared around the learning time frame of the individual. Further information & content will be provided via the partnership program links here on social media via Twitter, Facebook & Instagram @ISSPFed

As we know, the demand for football science, sports science, athletic trainers, sport therapists, performance & coaching specialists in team sports is growing year upon year.


How do I further my knowledge & career in football? What’s the next step? Which area of sport or football science & sports medicine do I want to specialise in?

This is certainly an interesting question as progressing from completing a sporting, fitness, medical or therapy related degree to then working in professional football & trying to understand all the key components, soft skills that come with jobs in football or careers within sport.

Why are these coach education & performance education courses important?

Helps to provides justification & guidance of specific coaching & training methods, interventions & decision making processes within the game. Highlights the practical application of modern, best practice & recent training, football coaching methods & assessment tools via online courses. Provides evidence based practice & knowledge to understand key football science & performance processes across a range of coaching interests & sport science topics. Discusses the most efficient training methods and detailed insights into developing player development, fitness, rehabilitation & training methodology. Learn from industry experts in the area of football science, performance psychology, nutrition, sport science & performance training in team sports. Help maximise your decision making through a better understanding & appreciation of football coaching & sport science As a result, the bespoke courses developed by ISSPF Football Science & Coaching Faculty members are a way of further exposing learners, professional coaches, students, or other individuals interested in football science with a thirst to develop & upskill further.

Who are these courses for?

These online sport coaching & sport science courses are for all individuals tasked with the responsibility or interest of football training, preparation & coaching of individual players or team sports.

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