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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Conditioning expert heading to Christchurch

newzealand_groupA football conditioning expert who has helped coach world superstar Lionel Messi is coming to Christchurch next month. Raymond Verheijen, who has worked with the Dutch, South Korean, Welsh and Russian national teams, was on finalists Argentina’s coaching staff at the last World Cup finals in Brazil.

The 42-year-old runs the World Football Academy from his base in Holland and travels around the world expounding his training philosophies. Verheijen, who has degrees in exercise physiology and sports psychology, will be in Christchurch on October 20 and 21. His visit has been organised by Christchurch Football Academy coaching director Tsetso Ivanov, a former Canterbury United assistant coach.  [more…]


New Zealand courses – October 2014

New Zealand 2014Registration for courses in Christchurch and Auckland are now open.

In 2014 three courses and two additional events will be held in New Zealand. On 21st October a Breakfast with Raymond Verheijen will be held at ASB Football Park, followed by 1-day ‘Basic Course Football Periodisation’. The same 1-day course will take place in Auckland on the 22nd of October.  The 2-day ‘Advanced Course Football Periodisation’ will take place in Auckland on 23- 24 October for those who have previously participated on the Basic Course (incl. the participants from 2013).

For further information and registration please click here

Read here an interview with AFF football development officer Steven Dillon, who is responsible for the coaches network. 


50+ coaches at WFA course in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand delegatesOn the 21st of July  more than 70 coaches attended the World Football Academy 1-day basic course Football Periodisation. Coaches and staff from New Zealand Football, Oceania Football, Regional Sports Trusts, Federations and clubs were present on Sunday to learn from the experiences and practices of Raymond Verheijen.
The course was hosted by the Auckland Football Federation and endorsed by New Zealand Football.

Read here the articles from the Oceania Football Confederation and Auckland Football Federation about Raymond Verheijen’s visit to New Zealand:
“Top coach talent heading down under”
“AFF coaches learn from Verheijen”

More photos of Auckland