Youth Football Periodisation
This course was originally recorded as a webinar.
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