Youth Master Ekkono - Coaching education

Youth Master Ekkono course is specifically designed for U7-U13 age group coaches and coaching managers. The language of the course is English. Course is held at Eerikkilä Sport & Outdoor Resort. After completing the course you will receive 15h of updating education hours for UEFA C or UEFA B licences.

Master ekkono

Goals of the education

  • Learn specific concepts about all the initiation (U7-U13) contents
  • Resources to build game model based on the game understanding of the players in the team (including individual and collective concepts)
  • Focus on the most important behaviors of the coach during trainings and competition in order to help the players and improve the performance of the team

Huuhkaja- ja Helmaripolku Eerikkilässä

Content Examples

  • Tactical intentions in the different ages: asking for the ball, protecting the ball and defending the ball possessor
  • Training Methodology: Become an expert designing training tasks for initiation stage (U7-U13)
  • Tactical intentions in the different ages: getting the ball (first touch), attacking spaces and marking
  • Training Methodology: Become an expert leading training tasks
  • Perception: Learn how to improve your players’ perception skills
  • Tactical intentions in the different ages: progress or pass, pass and coverage
  • Training Methodology: Behavioral guidelines at initiation stage (U7-U13 teams)
  • Tactical intentions in the different ages: beating the opponent in 1 vs 1 situations
  • Motoricity: Learn how to improve the coordination of your players
  • Basic Offensive & Defensive Team Fundamentals for U7-U13 teams

In addition, all blocks will include homework to guarantee the best understanding of all explanations.


Applying for education

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Antti Kekkonen