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. 


Pre-season spotlight: WFA Expert Damian Roden

Marc-Wilson-Jon-Walters-Damian-Roden-StokeStoke City head of sports science Damian Roden tells about a Premier League pre-season. Damian Roden is in charge of fitness at the club that lost less days to injury than any other in the Premier League last season. When it came to seeking out expertise on pre-season training, testing and injury prevention methods, there was only one man to talk to.

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Periodisation Mentorship kicked off in Amsterdam

Mentorship 2014The third WFA Periodisation Mentorship kicked off today in Amsterdam, with participating coaches from all around the world! During this 5-day event, Raymond Verheijen will step-by-step go through all 15 chapters of his book ‘Football Periodisation’. The following topics will be discussed: individual and team periodisation, football training methods, rehab periodisation, growth spurt periodisation, youth academy periodisation, testing football fitness and monitoring football training.