Master in High Performance Soccer


Program Description


With the "Master in Management of High Performance Teams (Universidad Isabel I)" we will learn to manage the team in the highest difficulties of the world of high competition. Learn to manage your game your wisdom and your knowledge in different stages of the season.

We will plan, evaluate and develop training programs adapted to the competition. We will apply methods, strategies, techniques and methodologies appropriate to each of the competitions. We will analyze and put into practice the qualities of the players in the high performance stage.

On the other hand we will transmit attitudes and values communicating with our players in an effective way.

Interpret the foundations and manifestations of human psychological development through football.

All this and much more in our University Master's degree endorsed by the University Isabel I.


The objectives of the Master are to provide the student with knowledge in the effective management of teams taking into account all factors both mentally and the organization itself in training and games. The management of people is a differentiating factor of excellence in management, in any area of sport. People make a team and its correct management determines the success in achieving objectives.

Therefore, this course aims to develop and improve the management of players, competition that influences the effectiveness and the teams that work under responsibility and, therefore, improve the effectiveness of the team as a whole. The knowledge about the tasks and the responsibilities necessary to achieve success are extremely complex within the work of group director both at the methodological level and factors to be taken into account. In this course we explain everything necessary to manage effectively.


Index of the Master's Degree in High Performance Teams
  • 1. Introduction to Football
    • 1.1 Definition of football and goal of the players
    • 1.2 The taxonomy of the game
    • 1.3 Cooperation-opposition sport rationale
    • 1.4 Individual and collective performance
    • 1.5 A step through history and its evolution
    • 1.6 Motor radiology in collective sports
    • 1.7 The game cycles
    • 1.8 The tactics, technique and abilities of a player
    • 1.9 The basic principles and nature of the game
    • 1.10 Mechanisms required for practice
  • 2. Important Game Concepts
    • 2.1. The space and time
    • 2.2 The perception
    • 2.3 Tactical mindset
    • 2.4 The psychological aspects
    • 2.5 The player and intelligence
    • 2.6 The creation of collective synergies
    • 2.7 The importance of goals and their emotional level
    • 2.8 The talent and its keys
    • 2.9 Decision making
  • 3. Keys of a Football Team
  • 3.1 The importance of the state of mind
  • 3.2 The bases of the creation of a team
  • 3.3 The evolutionary development of a team
  • 3.4 Leadership and its ways of achieving it
  • 3.5 The types and aspects of the player's personality
  • 3.6 The psychology and the mind of the footballer
  • 4. Shape and Style of Game
  • 4.1. Statistics and importance of factors in choosing game style
  • 4.1.2 The data of a player in a match according to position
  • 4.1.3 possession of the ball
  • 4.2. The position game: A way of understanding football
  • 4.2.1 Definition and conceptualization
  • 4.2.2 Criteria of this way of playing
  • 4.2.3. First aspects to keep in mind
  • 4.3. Teams in history with this style
  • 4.3.1 World soccer game style
  • 4.4 Style and principles of the positional game
  • 4.5 Distribution by zones and spaces
  • 4.6 Example on an output system of 433
  • 5. The Positional Game
  • 5.1. Start up
  • 5.2. The organized attack
  • 5.2.1 Objectives by phase according to the area of the ball
  • 5.3. Objectives by positions of each player and goalkeeper
  • 5.3.1 Actions to be manifested by each player in the context
  • 5.4. Principles and collective behaviors
  • 5.5 The superiority in football. Types and ways to get them
  • 5.6. Specific principles of the positional game
  • 6. The Game System and its Importance
  • 6.1 The keys to choosing a system and the importance within the positional game.
  • 6.2 The game model and the team guide.
  • 6.2.1 The principles and subprinciples of a game model.
  • 6.3 The universal principles of the game.
  • 6.4 The collective game the base of a team
  • 6.4.1 Build combined attacks
  • 6.5 Ways to attack against different defensive styles
  • 6.6 The defensive organization after loss
  • 6.6.1 The behavior after loss
  • 6.6.2 The pressing and withdrawal
  • 6.7 defensive collective foundations
  • 6.8 Basic defensive structure
  • 6.9 Key principles to recover the ball
  • 7. The Defensive Style and Behavior After Recovery
  • 7.1 The bases of the defensive framework
  • 7.2. The defensive form to be used and its variants
  • 7.3. Principles of organized defense
  • 7.4 Orientation of the opponent's game
  • 7.5 Types of defensive positioning
  • 7.6 Unbreakable defensive collective foundations
  • 7.7 The role depending on the position in the field
  • 7.8 The counterattack and its way of exploiting it
  • 7.9 Favorable and unfavorable aspects
  • 7.10 The most important slogans and principles to succeed
  • 8. The Management of a Team
  • 8.1 The methodology and teaching styles.
  • 8.2 Cognitive training.
  • 8.2.1 Meaningful learning
  • 8.3 Guided discovery
  • 8.4 Creativity
  • 8.5 The methodological strategies
  • 8.5.1 Ways to condition tasks with a goal
  • 8.6 The management and the training style of the coach
  • 8.7 Ways to communicate. Assertiveness
  • 8.7.1 The emotional control of the coach
  • 8.8 The direction of the team at all times
  • 8.9 The missions of the members of the coaching staff
  • 9. Competencies and Knowledge of a Trainer
  • 9.1 Bases of the human anatomy
  • 9.2 The biomechanics of the human body
  • 9.3 Nutrition of an athlete
  • 10. The Keys of a Trainer
  • 10.1 Effective habits to be a coach
  • 10.2 The importance of communication
  • 10.3 Active listening
  • 10.4 Empathy and assertiveness
  • 10.5 Verbal and non-verbal communication
  • 10.6 Introduction to the emotions of a coach
  • 10.7 The image of a coach and his identity
  • 11.Implify a Work Style Within a Club
  • 11.1 Start-up of all the necessary process
  • 11.2 The overall planning to carry it out
  • 11.3 Explanation of a methodological guideline based on the player's evolutionary stage
  • 11.4 Education and values within the entity
  • 11.5 The style of play and the principles within the quarry
  • 12. Final Work
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

Nuestro proyecto nace hace 10 años como iniciativa deportiva y emprendedora, de la mano de un grupo de apasionados al fútbol, licenciados a nivel nacional e internacional en distintos ámbitos deportiv ... Read More

Nuestro proyecto nace hace 10 años como iniciativa deportiva y emprendedora, de la mano de un grupo de apasionados al fútbol, licenciados a nivel nacional e internacional en distintos ámbitos deportivos. Se crea con la finalidad de maximizar la preparación de todos los integrantes del fútbol: Entrenadores, Jugadores y Clubes, tanto profesionales como semiprofesionales. Read less