The Sami Hyypiä Academy organizes the highest Ekkono Method education, Master Ekkono (120 h) in Eerikkilä and Barcelona. The education is aimed towards advanced U13-U18 coaches and directors of coaching. The education includes detailed proposal how to improve player’s game understanding in the specialization stage. The coach will improve their skill to analyze the game in detail and learn to lead exercises, which contributes to the development of the player’s understanding of the game.

Next course starts 2023.


Time and price

Next Master-Ekkono education starts in April 2021.

BLOCK 1: 13-15.4.2021, Online: Introduction + Center backs
BLOCK 2: 31.5.-3.6, Eerikkilä: Fullbacks + Midfielder
BLOCK 3: 28.9 – 30.9.2021, Eerikkilä: Advanced Midfielder
BLOCK 4: 22.11 – 24.11.2021, Eerikkilä: Striker + Winger

Price is 3100 € / person, including training, course materials and full board in Eerikkilä.


How to apply

Guidelines for application:

Send us your:

  • CV, including your coaching experience and education, details about your current position in your club (Name of the Club, team, contract period, contact details of director of coaching)

Applicants are selected based on previous coaching experience and training. A maximum of 20 participants will be admitted to the course.

Next Master Ekkono starts 2023


Experiences from the Master Ekkono

More information

Antti Kekkonen

Service Manager

Football services

+358 40 090 2058

Erkki Valla

Head of Coaching

Football services

+358 40 5317 812, +358 201 108 201

Eerikkilä is near

Eerikkilä Sport & Outdoor Resort

Urheiluopistontie 138

31370Eerikkilä (Tammela)

100 km from Turku 100 km from Helsinki 240 km from Jyväskylä 320 km from Vaasa 120 km from Tampere