LaLiga Formation Methodology (March 16-18 in College Station, Texas)

Friday, March 16 – Sunday, March 18
Texas A&M University; College Station, TX

LaLiga Formation Methodology with USC - website



LaLiga Formation Methodology courses outline the philosophy and methods used across LaLiga to train, develop and form some of the world’s top players. The 2½-day level 3 course includes theory and practical sessions both on and off the field.

This course is being hosted by the United Soccer Clubs, which hosted the first-ever LaLiga Formation Methodology course two years ago.

Topics include:

  • Methodological Foundations of Training
  • Structure of Training
  • Development of the Training Model
  • Training Tactical Concepts
  • Training Technique
  • System Development and Strategy
  • Training Physical Elements

The course fee also includes a one-year license for each attendee to Kimet Sport – the software for design, control, evaluation and periodization of training sessions used as for the course and by LaLiga academies. The license is valid for one age group per year per attendee. CkCjn5JVAAAik4w.jpg large (cropped)


The application is available here. Interested coaches are encouraged to register ASAP, as registration closes at capacity or on March 13, whichever happens first.


  • Friday, March 16:  12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 17:  8:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 18:  8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

A detailed schedule is available here.


A special discounted rate of $119/night + tax has been made available at the Home2 Suites by Hilton College Station. There are both King Studio suites and 2 Queen Studio suites available within this block. All rooms also include a queen size pull-out bed, kitchen, complimentary breakfast, and wifi.
Please make your reservation online at this link:
Please note: This rate will be available for reservations made until February 23, 2018.

Texas A&M University is about 3.5 miles from the Easterwood Airport (CLL). 

The next closest large airport is the George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) in Houston, about 1 hour and 35 minutes (99 miles) from Texas A&M.


Gari FullaondoLaLiga methodology expert Gari Fullaondo is the Technical and Methodological Advisor for LaLiga and the Committee of Football Coaches of the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the Director at Kimet Sport, which advises sport methodology and offers consulting services. Fullaondo is a UEFA-PRO coach with a master’s degree in physical training, and was previously the Director of Methodology at Athletic Bilbao.


Hugo Blanco - website headshotHugo Blanco is LaLiga’s Sports Projects Coordinator and an expert in methodology training (UEFA-PRO Coach). Blanco has worked as a Director Manager in different Public and Private Facilities, and he has extensive experience with the Galician Football Federation and Galician School of Coaching, among other organizations. Blanco holds a Ph.D. in Science of Physical Activity and Sport from Universidad de A Coruña (Doctoral Thesis about Tactical Data Analysis) and has researched and published several articles relating to top-level soccer performance.


Zunbeltz Fullaondo is a UEFA-PRO Coach with a Degree in Sport Sciences specializing in soccer. He is Methodology Director at Kimet Sport. He is teacher of the Basque Coaches School. He previously worked as the Director of Formation and External Project at Athletic Bilbao, physical coach in senior categories, and many years as coach in youth categories. He has been Technical Director of Women’s Soccer Club in Bilbao.


Field sessions will take place at Texas A&M’s Ellis Field, one of the nation’s premier college soccer venues. Classroom sessions will be held at the Diamond Club at Blue Bell Park, only a few minutes walking from Ellis Field.

IMPORTANT: To protect the rights of LaLiga and the clinicians, attendees are prohibited from taking videos of any of the presentations during the course.


For questions, please contact US Club Soccer operations manager Ashley Lehr at or (843) 614-4140 x17.