Youth Football Periodisation

This course was originally recorded as a webinar.

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Feyenoord Academy case study

During this course on ‘Youth Football Periodisation’, Raymond Verheijen will give an insight in his contribution in the development of one of the best youth academies in world football: the Feyenoord Academy. Between 2006 and 2009, Verheijen introduced the principles of Football Periodisation in the Feyenoord Academy.

In Dutch football, the Feyenoord Academy has been voted ‘Best Academy’ for the last five seasons. During last summer’s World Cup 2014 in Brazil, this Dutch talent factory also received international recognition for delivering most World Cup players. During Holland’s 3rd place game, a total of nine (former) Feyenoord players were fielded in the 3-0 win against Brazil.

By joining this course you will learn about a variety of topics, such as:

  • Training better instead of more
  • Tournament planning
  • Games 11v11 in training
  • Youth coaches becoming experts in age characteristics
  • Individual training within team training
  • Talent scouting in 3 month periods
  • The importance of Under 16 and Under 18
  • Explosivity preparation exercises
  • Developing team periodisation per team
  • Developing individual periodisation per player
  • Developing rehab periodisation per injury
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Course Reviews


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    Youth Football Periodisation

    Very useful and insightful.

  2. Profile photo of Kieran

    A great introduction to a widely misunderstood area in youth football coaching. I will be purchasing the book to learn more! Thank you WFA.

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    Youth football Period

    Good introduction but i expected to go deeper into the matter

  4. Profile photo of Ursula

    Loved it.

    As a coach, I want to be the best I can be, for my players and so far this first webinar was incredibly insightful, and very practical.

  5. Profile photo of Nicola

    A practical example of periodisation

    A very usefull webminar to put in practice the Periodisation in a Youth Academy context. Recommended

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    Excellent Course

    I really enjoyed this course. It was very informative and built logically. I appreciated the insights from the examples and the chronological elements. I will order the book and use information from this course on the job. Many thanks!

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