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Expert Meeting 2015 Day 5

On the last day of the 2015 WFA Expert Meeting Emma Hayes (Chelsea FC Women’s team manager) and Anson Dorrance (Coach at Univeristy of North Carolina) presented a case study of the Periodisation model at their clubs.

Yann Le Meur presented about how to manage fatigue and recovery strategies in football, followed by the last presentation of the Expert Meeting by Dirk Zoutewelle in Football Nutrition. This last presentation was focused on recovery of the brain.

Highlight of the day was the attendance at F.C. Barcelona’s celebrations for winning the 2014-2015 UEFA Champions League!

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Expert Meeting 2015 Day 4

Day 4’s theme was Rehab & Strength Training. With Javier Mallo Sainz from Real Madrid speaking about the Application of the Periodisation Model in Professional Football, Andy Barr presenting the Basic Action Training with both theoretical and practical sessions. Followed by a theoretical session about Football Rehab Periodisation by Mikael Kuijpers and a practical session by Mikael and Stefan van Meenen.

The day ended with WFA Football Nutrition expert Dirk Zoutewelle with a presentation in Football Nutrition in youth Academy Football and a Goalkeeper Periodisation presentation by Lieven de Veirman.

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Expert Meeting 2015 Day 3

The 3rd day of the Expert Meeting 2015 started again with a powerful meditation session led by Sander Tideman. The theme of this day was “Change Management in Football”. Top experts from different Football Associations spoke about building and creating a football culture. One of the coaches shared his experiences about periodisation and dealing with external factors in a challenging environment. The day ended with an evaluation session, where the coaches shared what they have learned during the day and how they are going to apply the new information in practice.

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Expert Meeting 2015 Day 2

During the second day of the 2015 Expert Meeting Football Braining was the main subject. Multiple speakers presented their knowledge about how to train your brain.

The highlight of the day was the exclusive tour in Camp Nou, the stadium of F.C. Barcelona. Where Raymond presented his new book ‘How simple can it be?’ to the Expert Meeting Delegates.

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Expert Meeting 2015 Day 1

At day 1 of the WFA Expert Meeting in Barcelona speakers from the German and Spanish FA presented about their experiences in Youth Football.

Topics of the day were communication , presented by Raymond Verheijen, Marcel Lucassen and Afke van de Wouw, and Youth Football wich was presented by Oscar Garro Piñero, Bernd Stöber and Joan Vilà Bosch.

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