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SoccerFitness

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Webinar series: Power Training & Fitness Testing to Improve Performance in Soccer

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“Power Training in Soccer” Webinar - JUNE 23, 2020 5PM - 6PM CEST

When used correctly, power training can help your players run faster, jump higher, shoot harder, accelerate better and change direction more rapidly. Power training is less complicated than you may think, and can bring major improvements.

 

In this webinar, our experts explain the science behind effective power training for soccer players. They will provide practical guidelines and examples on how to design a power training program.

 

Among other topics, we will discuss how to benefit the most from power training; what is the best way to incorporate power training into your training schedule; how can you help your players avoid injuries through power training.

 

The webinar will consist of a presentation (45-60 min) and a Q/A session (15 min). We will also answer questions during the webinar, so feel free to pose any questions you may have in relation to the topics!

 

We are excited to announce that Jesper L. Andersen is going to join the live session, 
Jesper L. Andersen is Associate Professor and Head of the laboratory at Institute of Sports Medicine Copenhagen, Denmark. He is mainly working in the field of muscle physiology and power training, and he has written more than 100 scientific articles.

 

He is a former National Coach for the Danish Track and Field Sprint Relay Team. He has for 13 years been the Strength Training Coach and Fitness Consultant of FC Copenhagen, winning nine national championships and regular participating in the UEFA Champions League. He is currently Fitness Consultant for the first team of Brøndby IF. He is Instructor for FIFA and the Danish FA, teaching among other courses at the UEFA Pro-license level. He has recently published the book “Power Training in Football – a Scientific and Practical Approach” together with Jens Bangsbo.

“Fitness Testing to Improve Performance in Soccer” Webinar - JUNE 30, 2020 4PM - 5PM CEST

Testing is a useful tool to improve the quality of training and performance of soccer players. Independent of age, sex and playing level, testing creates awareness and motivation to do more training.

The physical demands in soccer are complex, ranging from the high power needed in single actions such as shooting at goal, to the endurance needed to perform at a high level also at the end of the match.

The webinar covers tests of all the important aspects of physical performance in soccer, and will consist of a presentation (45-60 min) and a Q/A session (15 min). We will also answer questions during the webinar, so feel free to pose any questions you may have in relation to the topics!

Meet the SoccerFitness Experts

Jens Bangsbo

Jens Bangsbo

Jens is a UEFA pro-license coach (2014) and UEFA, AFC and FIFA instructor. Jens worked as Assistant Coach at Juventus FC between 1999 and 2004. Since then, he has worked at AEK Athens, Antalyaspor, the Danish National Team and currently at Atalanta B.C. His ability to translate scientific knowledge into practice is widely respected all over the world.
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Casper Skovgaard

Casper Skovgaard

Casper Skovgaard did his PhD in collaboration with Team Danmark, the Danish elite sports organization. Casper has been working as Head of Strength and Conditioning at the Academy at FC Nordsjælland as well as a number of Danish clubs. Most recently he was working as Head of Strength and Conditioning at Antalyaspor in the Turkish Süperlig before founding SoccerFitness with Jens.
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