Upcoming events

The upcoming months we will be travelling from the Netherlands to Sweden, Estonia, United States and Singapore. Visit the calendar page for more details.


Registration open – WFA Estonia

A full package of coach education courses for those willing to raise their bar!

DAY 1: Friday 27 November
1-day Basic Course Nutrition, Recovery and Performance
DSC_5518with WFA Expert: Dirk Zoutewelle

Nutrition is increasingly important for the performance of players in modern football. New insights show that behavior, mind, focus, motorskills, resilience, speed of decision and action, is influenced by specific nutrients. In particular, brains are sensitive to the availability of nutrients for their functioning. When applied to youth development strategies, performance can be influenced to an optimal personalized level.


09.30 – 10.45 Part 1 : Nutrition, Recovery and Performance
10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.30 Part 2 : Functional Nutrition for the Brain to training exercises
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.45 Part 3 : Brain, Gut, Nutrition and Recovery
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 – 16.30 Part 4 : Genetic Profiling and Performance
16.30 – 17.00 Questions*

Click here for more information about this course

DAY 2: Saturday 28 November
1-day Basic Course Football Tactics
Photo_Raymond_action_fieldwith WFA Expert: Raymond Verheijen

With an immaculate track record and extensive background in football Raymond Verheijen is the leader in football conditioning and has introduced his unique football specific approach successfully throughout the world. But Verheijen developed, and is still developing, other coaching components.

In football training, the passing exercises, possession games, tactical games and football conditioning exercises should all contribute to the development of the playing style.


09.30 – 10.45 Football Tactics: the principles of communication
10.45 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.30 Playing style periodisation in 1-4-4-3: from concept to training exercises
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.45 Developing a playing style in 1-4-4-2 & 1-5-3-2 (small group discussions)
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee break
15.15 – 16.30 Developing a playing style (plenary evaluation)
16.30 – 17.00 Questions*

* Group discussions may extend beyond the estimated finish time, attendance is recommended but optional

DAY 3: Sunday 29 November
1-day Advanced course Football Braining**
with WFA Expert: Raymond Verheijen


NVS13-017web09.00 – 10.15 Football Braining: the coaching of football thinking (part 2)
10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break
10.45 – 12.00 Coaching the thinking of your players: from principles to training exercises
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 14.15 Coaching the thinking of your players (small group discussions)
14.15 – 14.45 Coffee break
14.45 – 16.00 Coaching the thinking of your players (plenary evaluation)
16.00 – 16.30 Questions*

* Group discussions may extend beyond the estimated finish time, attendance is recommended but optional
** The advanced course can only be followed if you have completed the basic course!


For whom?

The course is perfect for managers, coaches, medics, sports scientists and analysts alike where football is the key focus.
This course is being endorsed by the Estonian FA.


For more information on this course contact Leino Lõnsu: leino.lonsu@gmail.com or +32 253410175.

Registration and cancellation

By filling out the form below you can register for this event. Your registration will be confirmed by the organizers before it will be definite. The WFA reserves the right to change dates and locations for its events or cancel if necessary. By registering you confirm to participate in this event, pay the applicable fee and to abide by WFA rules, conduct and regulations.




Periodisation Mentorship 27-31 May in Amsterdam

During the ‘WFA Periodisation Mentorship 2015’ Raymond Verheijen will deliver his most detailed coaching course to make you a Football Periodisation Specialist in only 5 days.

Step-by-step he will go through all the 15 chapters of the book ‘The Original Guide to Football Periodisation’. All participants will receive a complimentary copy of the book during the Mentorship.

Each of the five days has several 45-90 min. breaks for our delegates to have the opportunity to network with other coaches. Moreover, in the evenings it will be socializing time, for example during the Amsterdam Canal Tour.

Register here.

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Coach Education Course in Estonia fully booked!

The WFA 3-day Coach Education Course next month in Estonia is already fully booked! However, there are still a few seats left for the technique course with WFA Expert Marcel Lucassen. Book now here.