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FSI Master Football Strength & Conditioning Coach
20th September, 2021
ENG / ESP
The FSI Online Master Course Football Strength & Conditioning Coach is an international, online program aimed at S&C practitioners whose goal is to work as an S&C coach on a professional football team.
Throughout the course, the student will acquire a great amount of knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on strength & conditioning applied to the real world in football teams. The student who completes this program is accredited by the FSI faculty as having obtained the necessary skills to work competently as a strength & conditioning coach of a professional football team or as a personal strength & conditioning coach of a professional football player.
All the professors on this education program are top-level scientists and/or practitioners in some of the best football clubs of the world. FSI is proud to be able to offer their invaluable knowledge to the students for the empowerment of the football professionals and to support football science development.
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Characteristics of the Course
CV to be reviewed by the FSI Academic Department.
24/7. One Module released per month
Number of months
14 minimum - 18 maximum
What you'll learn?
1. Physiological and performance demands of a football match
2. Physiological evaluation of the football player
3. Physical performance and injury-prevention evaluation of the football player
4. Physical workload control in football
5. Training to improve the resistance to fatigue in football I
6. Training to improve the resistance to fatigue in football II
7. Training for High-Intensity actions in football
8. Strength & Conditioning for Injury Prevention in football I
9. Strength & Conditioning for Injury Prevention in football II
10. Strength & Conditioning Periodization in football
11. Warm-up and pre-football training work
12. Recovery for football
13. Nutrition for football
14. Strength & conditioning in young football players
Who you'll learn from?
Co-founder and Director FSI - Formerly Real Madrid FC - Sevilla FC - Athletic Club, Spain
Spain National Football Team - Formerly Atlético de Madrid - Athletic de Bilbao - Sevilla FC, Spain - Tottenham Hotspur, UK
Head of Performance at the French Football Federation - Formerly Paris Saint Germain - Lille FC, France - Manchester United, United Kingdom
Formerly University of Federa da Paraíba - Brazil National Football Team, Brazil - Current ISMAI Instituto Universitario da Maia, Boavista CF Scientific Research Coordinator at Boavista Lab, Portugal
Technological University of Sydney, Australia - Formerly FIFA Medical and Assessment Research Center, Switzerland - MAPEI Sport Research Center, Italy
Faculty of kinesiology, University of Zagreb; Formerly head of performance of Croatian national football team, Croatia
Nucleus of High Performance of Sao Paulo (NAR-SP) - Brazil National Football Team, Brazil
Celtic Football Club, United Kingdom - Formerly Real Madrid CF, Spain - Paris Saint Germain FC, France
FC Basel, Switzerland - Formerly Real Betis Balompié SAD, Spain - ACF Fiorentina, Italy - Qatar National Team, Qatar
The enrollment period for new students is now open. If you want to be a part of FSI, don’t miss this opportunity to join us. There are limited places available and the FSI team is waiting to share their experience with you!
The first step to change your future
Admission and Enrollment Process
FSI has its own student admission system. This is an admission system in which the training advisor previously validates the enrollment application. All students must meet the admission requirements to be admitted into the different courses.
1. Enrollment Application
You will be able to submit your enrollment application by clicking on the program you wish to enroll in once you have registered on our website.
2. Enrollment Validation
Your application will be reviewed by our team who will validate you meet the admission requirements for the selected Master's program.
3. Tuition Payment
Once validated, you will receive a confirmation email to pay your registration fee and thus complete your place reservation.
4. Payment of the Master
Once you have enrolled, you will be able to pay the rest of the course up to 2 weeks before the classes begin.
5. Login Credentials
Once the process has been completed you will receive your login credentials to access the learning platform.
6. Start of the Course
You will receive information on the start dates, previous contents and all the necessary information to complete your training.
Accredited by the FSI faculty
The FSI Diploma is a empowering certification with a demanding evaluation system, a comprehensive competency framework and the support of a solid Faculty of professors, representing a prestigious accreditation to work in professional football.
“Top professors that make easy to correlate football demands with nutrition. It was important for me to see that the way of thinking and organizing the nutritional strategies that I’ve being made in Brazilian Clubs go in the direction of what is being done in major clubs in Europe.”
“Gathering the forefront of the worlds leading football fitness experts and seamlessly integrating the science and knowledge into a world-class online education which leave no stone unturned creates a great learning environment.”
“Incredible training with the best professionals in the world that allows you to study anywhere. Thanks to it I have been able to continue training and it has helped me to be a better professional and to have a permanent update, which is fundamental for my work as a physical trainer”
“The Master addresses the main contents that every fitness coach needs to know. In my opinion, the dual profile of the professors, with wide experience both in the academic field of research and in the actual context of the footballer, is certainly the differentiating factor. ”
“The shared experience and know-how of the FSI lectures enabled me to upskill my knowledge of sport science in football and really helped me a lot to improve my daily work with professional football players.”
“I'm Bogdan Merisanu and I have attended the FSI Master in Football S&C. It was the best decision to do that, because it helped me to update my knowledge with the newest information and practices in sport science from the best practitioners in the field.”
“FSI provided a phenomenal opportunity for growth and development. The structure and the content of the course was challenging and inspiring. FSI gives you the professional and educational boost needed to be among the best in your field.”
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Football Science Institute?
Football Science Institute (FSI) is a global platform of professionals, academics and experts dedicated to promoting the sport science for football development. FSI is also an online resource offering educational courses and scientific and practical content for those professionals or students interested in sports science and football performance.
In which countries are the FSI training programmes available?
From FSI we offer training programmes at a global level. You can have access to our masters and courses from any place around the world, as long as you have access to Internet connection.
Can I enrol in more than one FSI program at a time?
Yes, you can enrol in as many programs as you like at the same time.
Can I enrol in a program before it is open?
You can enrol in any program once the enrollment period is open. For more information about the programme before this date, you may register your interest in this course on our website and we will send you the updated information.
All the FSI courses are 100% online, with 24/7 access to video classes which are structured within modules.
Do I need any educational background to enrol in any of the FSI programs?
The FSI team will take into account each one of the enrollment applications received for the different program.
Since FSI is an online platform for higher education to obtain professional qualifications, certain academic requirements must be met in order to enroll in the Master’s programme: CV to be reviewed by the FSI Academic Department.
Which languages are the FSI programs taught in?
Each course or module within an FSI programme is taught by a different teacher. The lessons are either in english or in spanish, which allows the student to choose the language preferred. The videos that are recorded in English have Spanish subtitles, and vice versa.
Is there any agreement between FSI and any public university?
FSI is a private school of Football Science that certifies its courses through the support of its prestigious Faculty of FSI. The FSI courses have the direct objective of providing the student with immediate work skills in the international world of professional football, and not only for academic career purposes. However, we are working with several international universities interested in recognizing FSI certified studies as a basis for their university degrees.
Do I get any certificate once I have completed the courses?
Once the student has completed any of the courses offered by FSI, and has completed the requirements, they will receive a certificate containing a security code, with which the validity of the certificate can be verified. You will also be able to download your certificate from your personal FSI account.
Are there any internships included in the FSI programs?
The FSI masters and courses do not include a mandatory internship program in the curriculum for obtaining the Diploma. However, students who want to learn practically within a professional football club structure have the opportunity of applying for the Internships Calls that FSI periodically launches through its Membership program and in coordination with its Partner Football Clubs. This internships suppose a real opportunity for the students to be integrated in the daily work structure of a high level football team, providing a strong practical experience and an interesting entrance door to the world of professional football.
How may I contact FSI’s team?
You may contact with the FSI’s team using the chat on our website or by the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who are the Faculty members at FSI?
FSI’s Faculty is composed of world-class academics, scientists and football professionals. This combination of academic and professional profiles allows the FSI to offer advanced and practical knowledge on football.
The scientific production of the FSI Faculty members reaches more than 2,500 articles on specialized scientific/technical journals, with an average h index of 15 to 40.
The FSI Faculty members are among the most recognized opinion leaders in football science and performance, with a high presence in congresses as well as in specialized meetings, and a large number of followers in social networks.
If you want to learn more about the FSI Faculty members, you may visit the "Faculty" section on our website.
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