Master Ekkono

Master Ekkono - Coaching education

Master Ekkono course (100 h) is specifically designed for U13-U18 age group coaches, coaching managers and head of coaches. First three blocks of the course are held Online by Zoom, and the last one in Eerikkilä Sport & Outdoor Resort. After completing the course you will receive 15h of updating education hours for UEFA A licence and 10h for UEFA PRO licence.

The course deeply covers players individual fundamentals per position. After completing the course you can analyse the game more deeply and lead the training sessions in way that it helps players to understand the game more.



Block 1: 7.-8.3.2023 Tue-Wed, Online:

  • Introduction to the Individual Fundamentals per Position.
  • Training Methodology: Become an expert designing training tasks for specialization stage (U14-U19).
  • Defensive & Offensive Individual Fundamentals per Position: Center back’s Fundamentals.

Block 2: 29.-30.5.2023 Mon-Tue, Online:

  • Training Methodology: Become an expert leading training tasks at specialization stage (U14-U19).
  • Defensive & Offensive Individual Fundamentals per Position: Fullbacks and Midfielder’s Fundamentals

Block 3: 22.-23.8.2023 Tue-Wed, Online: 

  • Defensive & Offensive Individual Fundamentals per Position: Advanced Midfielder’s Fundamentals.

Block 4: 9.-12.10.2023 Mon-Thu, Eerikkilä:

  • Defensive & Offensive Individual Fundamentals per Position: Striker and Winger’s Fundamentals.
  • Field training activities
  • On live Scouting activity.

All blocks will include different types of assignment works related to Game Analysis, Training Methodology and Planning to guarantee the best understanding of all explanations. In addition, all participants will receive several training tasks to work some of the Individual Fundamentals Per Position explained. Moreover, after each block some homework will be delivered to be done by the coaches.

By last, the Block 4 in Eerikkilä will include on field training practices lead by Ekkono Licensed Coach together with the participants, and scouting activities.

Recording of the sessions

All the Online blocks will be recorded and shared with the participants for those coaches that, for any reasons, cannot attend the sessions. The recordings will be available during the next 10 days.


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Goals of the education

  • Discover the more than 200 Individual Fundamentals per Position for Center back, Fullback, Midfielder, Advance Midfielder, Winger and Striker positions.
  • Learn how to design training tasks to work these Fundamentals per Position.
  • Become an expert managing the information and leading training sessions.


Applying for education

For Master Ekkono the maximum amout of coaches is 20. The choices will be based on the applications.

Master Ekkono course price is 1750 € per participant. The price includes the education (theory + model trainings), learning materials and full board (accommodation, meals, gym and sauna) in Eerikkilä during the block 4. Note: The price does not include travelling to Eerikkilä.

The 2023 education is underway. You can ask more information about the education and upcoming educations from Antti Kekkonen

More details

Antti Kekkonen



Experiences from previous courses:

Eerikkilä on lähellä

Eerikkilä Sport & Outdoor Resort

Urheiluopistontie 138

31370Eerikkilä (Tammela)

100 km Turusta 100 km Helsingistä 240 km Jyväskylästä 320 km Vaasasta 120 km Tampereelta