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Fit4Football 11+ Workshop

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Interested in sports science? Then this FREE workshop, including the lowdown on the 11+ programme is for you!


The 11+ warm-up and conditioning programme is a FIFA designed and proven programme that all our coaches should be including into their coaching plans and players leading within their teams each week. This workshop provides the understanding and tools to implement the 11+ warm-up and conditioning within your teams.

Presenter James Farr, Capital Football Player Welfare Officer, will also deliver practical advice on how to manage injury prevention throughout the duration of the season. James has also offered an open Q&A session on sports science in general with the intention of unravelling training myths v fact.

Learn from the expert
James’ knowledge and experiences across youth, disability and elite performance sport are wide-ranging. James has held strength and conditioning roles in high-performance tennis in the UK, with England Disability Cricket Teams and at the Hurricanes Super Rugby side here in NZ. With an impressive list of qualifications from a BSc in Exercise Science majoring with honours, UKSCA and NSCA Strength & Conditioning accreditations, NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist, and ISAK Level 1 Anthropometrist. Plus experience working with youth, adult and disabled athletes across multiple sports codes (netball, rowing, football, tennis and rugby). James has a huge amount of knowledge and experience to apply to his player welfare role and NZF.

Who should attend
This is a “must-do” event for players and coaches who are keen to learn more about sports science and how to integrate best practice for periodisation training.

Open invite to ALL Upper Hutt community coaches and sports players with similar training needs.



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Fit4Football is a player welfare and prevention programme for our everyday athletes. It provides support mechanisms for enhancing player performance, injury prevention, welfare and wellbeing. The programme, which was developed by New Zealand Football in partnership with ACC SportSmart.