8th/9th December – Portugal – Level 2
The Level 2 scouting and analysis course has been taken by many ex-professional footballers and current heads of recruitment to further their knowledge scouting & analysis at the highest level and a professional standard. But it’s also aimed at any people working within football like directors of the club, sports directors, coaches, managers, players, analysts, back-room staff(physio’s, sports science, nutritionists etc), university and college graduates, sports teachers, TV, radio & media, journalists and the average fan who wants to be more knowledgeable about football or get involved in it. The course will delve into key areas vitally important to football scouting in match reporting and team assesments.
Course Length: 20 HOURS 2 or 3 Days (dependant on the game time and date).
Upcoming Dates: Will be on the website and constantly up-dated
Venue: Various venues around the world including top facilities like the National football Museum Manchester, Stadium of Light Sunderland FC and many other famous football stadiums world-wide.
All our courses include a ‘‘Live Game’’ which is essential to the attendant for their experience in the final exam.
Day 1: Match preparation. What to look for within a team with attention to detail. Discuss different types of match report analysis, tactics and formations, Identifying players and units. Analysing trends and traits. How a team attacks and defends, how to beat or nullify the opposition, how to use and create programs for recording set-plays.
Day 2: Identifying strengths & weaknesses of a team with attention to detail, how to create a match report, how to put it together in the correct manner. The wording and correct jargon needed for a professional report. Go to the live game and scout. This includes examples, video clips, professional reports, pictures and above all the experiences of the tutor. (Premier League Professional Scout & Analyst)
The Level 2 course will provide you with the knowledge of:
Advanced analysis of 11 players at the same time.
Advanced analysis units.
Advanced analysis how a team attacks and defends.
Advanced analysis of set-plays.
Advanced working out of strengths & weaknesses within the team.
Advanced knowledge of a detailed match report
Analysis of different types of match reports.
Advanced understand of tactics and formations the opposition may use and how to combat them
Complete set plays by computer graphics
Understand computer software for writing reports
WHO HAS BEEN ON THIS COURSE?
Football Clubs and players who have played at the highest level in professional football have attended the courses including representatives from:
National teams: England, Poland, Rep Ireland, Estonia, Scotland,
Club teams: Liverpool, Dynamo Moscow, Manchester United, Porto, Manchester City, Panathinaikos, Bayer Leverkusen, QPR, Legia Warsaw, Everton, Lech Poznan, Brondby, West Ham, Entrechat Frankfurt, Rangers, Blackburn Rovers, Sunderland, Southampton, Newcastle, Burnley, Bolton Wanderers, Coventry.
Attendants have journeyed from all over the World to join the courses which include: Nigeria, Columbia, Estonia, Poland, England, America, Russia, Finland, Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Greece, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Cyprus, Scotland, Ireland, France, Austria, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Italy, Germany, Turkey, Lithuania and many more.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
The IPSO scouting & analysis Level 2 is perfect for scouts, coaches or managers who wish to further their knowledge with those looking to enter a career in any capacity of football. It’s also aimed at any people working within football like directors of the club, sports directors, coaches, managers, players, analysts, back-room staff (physio’s, sports science, nutritionists etc), university and college graduates, sports teachers, TV, radio & media, journalists and the average fan who wants to be more knowledgeable about football or get involved in it or anyone is interested in the mechanics of analysis & scouting. It is also very useful for anyone in other sports like rugby, hockey, cricket or basketball as the analysis, reporting and wording can be transferred into their chosen sport or hobby.
WHAT YOU RECEIVE ON THE COURSE (included in the price)
You will receive FREE: Food and drink being tea, coffee, water, biscuits and a dinner which includes a buffet meal on both days. Pens, note-pads, memory stick with helpful information and a ticket for the live game. A certificate framed and delivered to you after passing the course. You will also get 2 weeks free use of Wyscout software and 4 weeks of InStat software which are fantastic additions to the course. Please note accommodation is not provided but there are a number of reasonable hotels close by.
YOUR FINAL ASSESSTMENT AND EXAM
This will be assessed by the IPSO team and an e-mail will be sent to you after you have submitted your report. You will then be told whether you have passed or not been successful on this occasion. You can take the exam again at any time. It would just be a case of coming back on one of our courses for the final exam only at the game and you will be re-assessed in the same way. If not you just do the process again until you are successful and you are allowed to take it as many times as you like.
All IPSO courses are delivered by qualified and experienced SCOUTS from the English Premier and Football League.