Special thanks to these clubs, who brought their coaching staffs to this @LaLigaEN Formation Methodology course, hosted by @OPC_Soccer: @SoccerWSA (38 coaches), @tschurricane (34), @SouthLakesSocce (21), River Valley FC (13), @OklahomaCeltic (11) and @neofcsoccer (9)! #P1soccer pic.twitter.com/oslbBjwJPH
— US Club Soccer (@USClubSoccer) January 14, 2018
This LaLiga Formation Methodology coaching education course was held Jan. 12-14 at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla. 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 included theory and practical sessions both on and off the field. This course was hosted by the Oklahoma Premier Clubs, which joined US Club Soccer beginning in Fall 2017. Topics included:
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.
Well done to @Blencs23 and @adamflynnAF for completing the @LaLigaEN Methodology course in Oklahoma this weekend. Great job as always @USClubSoccer thanks to @OPC_Soccer for hosting ! Great to see sessions with @tschurricane ECNL groups 👏🏻 #P1Soccer #WeAreReady #ECNLFamily pic.twitter.com/y7q07D4Nm1 — LFC IA North Texas (@LiverpoolIAANT) January 15, 2018
A detailed schedule can be referenced here.
— Daniel Cherbonnier (@DCherbonnier) January 14, 2018
For non-local attendees, the closest airport to Oral Roberts University is Tulsa International Airport. It is approximately 14 miles/20 minutes away.
LaLiga 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 is LaLiga’s Sports Projects Manager 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 and classroom sessions took place at Oral Roberts University (on 7777 S. Lewis Ave. in Tulsa, Okla.).
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 [email protected] or (843) 614-4140 x17.