Specialize and master the essential skills to elevate your expertise as an elite football Football Coach


    • 16 MONTHS
    • 245 € / MONTH FOR 16 MONTHS (+ VAT)







Train practically as a football professional staff within top-level clubs

FSI trains you online with the best international platform of professionals, teachers and experts in Sport Science in Football, and also gives you the opportunity to train in person and in practice within the internal structure of our associated Clubs in different countries


The FSI Online Master High-Performance Football Coach is an international, online program aimed at football coaches whose goal is to work as a coach on a professional football team.

Throughout the Master, the student will acquire a great amount of knowledge, both theoretical and practical, on football coach applied to the real world in football teams. The student who completes this program is accredited by the FSI faculty as having obtained the necessary skills to work competently as a head coach of a professional football team or as an assistant coach.

All the professors on this education program are top-level scientists and/or practitioners in some of the best football clubs of the world. FSI is proud to be able to offer their invaluable knowledge to the students for the empowerment of the football professionals and to support football science development.


In addition to the conventional coaching license, our FSI Master program offers you complementary knowledge that will make a difference in your career as it will help you optimize your performance, keeping you rigorous and up-to-date with the most recent scientific knowledge.

Staying abreast of the latest tactics and emerging technologies is the key to gaining the competitive edge you seek. Don't settle for the ordinary; prepare to lead with confidence through the FSI Master High-Performance Football Coach program

Who is the FSI Master High-Performance Footbal Coach for?


Licensed Coaches and assistants

Sports professionals

Profiles with knowledge in game analysis, physical preparation and performance optimization or anyone else with interest in exercising a coaching role.

Other profiles

For those who not only have a common interest in football, but are seeking to develop as a coach at the highest level

If you doubt whether your profile may fit this FSI Master Course, request more information and a member of the FSI team will contact you to resolve it.


FSI is made up of experts, researchers and professionals dedicated to applied football sciences who provide the highest level of education in all aspects of football. Committed to staying up to date with new research and discoveries to always offer updated training to our students and professional partner clubs.


After completing the FSI Master High-Performance Football Coach, you will have acquired the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the following positions within a professional sports structure:

Head Coach of a Professional Football Team of any level including Elite

Assistant Coach of a Professional Football Club of any level including Elite

Complementary knowledge for a Club’s Football Director

Physiotherapists and athletic trainersComplementary knowledge for a tactical analyst

Access to Internships at Professional elite clubs

At FSI, we collaborate with over 30 partner clubs worldwide, providing you with the unique opportunity to receive hands-on training within the internal structures of these clubs.

Upon completing your training, you'll have the chance to apply your knowledge in a professional club setting, gaining valuable experience in the world of elite football.

Our internship program is entirely voluntary, allowing you to apply for it without limitations. You can choose to intern at a specific club and, if desired, opt for additional stays at different clubs in the future.

However, if the internship program doesn't align with your preferences, no worries. Participation in the stays is optional, and you have the flexibility to decline. Rest assured, the FSI master's program maintains its validity, and you'll receive your certificate in the same manner


Take a look to our partners clubs where you could experience your stay:

High-level professional skills you will gain

Once you complete the program, you will be equipped with the most in-demand and essential skills of a successful football coach

FSI Master Professors

You will learn from the most recognized professionals by opinion leaders in science and performance in Football and, most importantly, active professionals in the best clubs in the world.

Why study at FSI?


You will learn from the most important football researchers and professionals in the world.


You will be able to access voluntary internships and put into practice everything you have learned in our more than 30 partner clubs.


We put at your disposal a job board that promotes employability and facilitates access to the world of professional football among our students.


You will be able to immerse yourself in the world of research applied to football through collaborations with our scientific community.


You will be part of one of the most influential communities in the world of football, being able to connect with recognized figures.


Here you can see everything you will learn and all the modules that make up this master.

This module explores the combination of traditional physics and mysticism to look at systems in a new way. Drawing on the book by Fritjof Capra and the ideas of Edgar Morin, this course will introduce new concepts and perspectives on what a system is, the player and the spaces of the game.

The aim is to provide a foundation on which to build future modules. A paradigm of conjunction that allows to distinguish without dismantling or reducing.

This module offers a complex and systemic view of play. Building on the introduction of the first module, we will gain insight into game processes and learn how to develop a game idea while managing it on a daily basis. 

The module emphasizes maintaining composure when things seem to be out of control and understanding the game from a perspective other than cause and effect. The aim is to better understand the game and its processes.

This module covers different aspects of football, including the roles of specific positions on the pitch, as well as performance analysis tools and interviews with professional players. We will start with the role of the goalkeeper, both in the defensive and offensive phases of the game. 

We will then focus on the central defensive and forward positions, exploring their key responsibilities and skills. In addition, we will introduce a game model and locomotor activity profile, which will provide information on the physical demands of football.

This module covers a number of key topics related to football strategy and tactics, including elaborate attacking, transitions, counter-attacking in the 1st wave and tactical reorganisation in terms of balance and width-length.

This module covers important aspects of football strategy and tactics, such as offensive and defensive set plays, pressing and the role of the goalkeeper. It will examine different types of plays as well as the importance of organisation and goals in pressure situations. Overall, this module will provide valuable information for coaches and players looking to improve their understanding of tactics and strategy in football.

This module covers a wide range of topics such as the Model of Play and individual tactical principles by position, individual analysis of the team itself, the importance of team captains, analysis of goalkeepers and analysis of physical data. Our students will gain an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of football tactics and how to optimise their performance on the pitch.

This module focuses on providing coaches with the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively analyse football matches. The analysis of the game and its fundamentals, the organisation and processing of information and reporting templates, which are essential for effective analysis. The module also covers the use of information in the weekly work structure and the analysis of own and opposing teams from a data perspective. The module also delves into the design of observation and labelling sheets, which are crucial for collecting and analysing data during a match.

This module covers the different dimensions of game analysis, including subjective analysis (video analysis) and objective analysis (data). This is followed by an in-depth look at the collective analysis of both the opposing team and one's own team. Defensive analysis of free kicks, corner kicks and throw-ins are also important aspects of the module. The weekly workflow of tactical analysis is covered, along with live tactical analysis.

This module covers the preferred simulated situations in football and how they can help improve players' skills. We will then delve into rondos and positional games, which can be used to develop tactical understanding and positional awareness. We will also focus on attacking and finishing drills. Possession games are essential for players to learn how to control and maintain possession during a match. We will also discuss the structure of the session, including warm-up, drills and cool-down.

This module focuses on the physiological aspects of football, exploring the external workload of a match and how it varies. It delves into the physiological responses of players during a match, including acute and long-term fatigue, and provides insights on practical monitoring using heart rate and tracking data. The module also covers training interventions to optimize fatigue endurance, and examines the relationship between high-intensity actions and football performance.

This module focuses on various aspects of football training and injury prevention. We will cover the differences between concurrent and isolated training and explore how to prescribe training loads based on tactical concepts. Additionally, we will delve into practical game-based physical training and provide general guidelines for injury prevention and management. Injury epidemiology and warm-up techniques will also be discussed, along with the importance of technification and personalization in football training.

This module covers important aspects related to the planning and management of the training sessions of a football team. It will be discussed the structured microcycle and the use of tactical information in the weekly work structure. It will be also examined the workload in an elite team's week and design a micro-cycle of work in women's football. In addition, it will be explored how to plan, periodise and review physical performance using objective metrics.

This module covers the important aspects related to strength and conditioning for football players: external and internal load control in football, which is crucial for optimising players' physical performance and avoiding injury. We will also focus on periodisation before and during the season, with special emphasis on designing effective strength and conditioning programmes for football players. In addition, we will cover the topic of avoiding off-season detraining, which is essential to maintain player fitness during the off-season.

In this module, we will explore the latest technologies and techniques used in data science and how they apply to football. We will start with an introduction to current technology, including the use of data analytics and big data in the football industry. We will then move on to football metrics modelling, which will cover a range of performance data analysis techniques. We will also explore how player performance is managed in football and how performance data can be used to make informed decisions in applied environments.

This module explores the coach's technical environment in football. The course covers various topics such as the relationship between coach and club, the process of selecting a coach for a professional team, the role of an assistant coach, and the importance of a scouting department. The module also focuses on how coaches can learn from practice within a football club context by utilizing data analysis, presentation, and delivery techniques. Additionally, the course discusses the unique challenges of coaching a national team.

This module focuses on behavior and communication. The module includes five critical topics: learning to be refered, managing the player-agent relationship, developing a personal brand through social media, dealing with media and corporate communication, and creating an environment of excellence. This module provides coaches with essential skills and knowledge to improve their coaching abilities and achieve success in their careers.

Admission and Enrollment Process



To apply for enrollment, please complete the application form at the bottom of the page expressing your interest in the program.


After submitting your application form, our FSI Team will review it and contact you within 72 hours to provide further information.


Upon qualifying for enrollment in our master course, our FSI team will discuss payment and course format options, based on your preferences.


Once your enrollment process is complete, our FSI Team will provide you with your login credentials, allowing you to access the learning platform and begin your FSI Master Course.







Football Science Institute (FSI) is a global platform of professionals, academics and experts dedicated to promoting the sport science for football development. FSI is also an online resource offering educational courses and scientific and practical content for those professionals or students interested in sports science and football performance.

From FSI we offer training programmes at a global level. You can have access to our masters and courses from any place around the world, as long as you have access to Internet connection.

Yes, you can enrol in as many programs as you like at the same time.

You can enrol in any program once the enrollment period is open. For more information about the programme before this date, you may register your interest in this course on our website and we will send you the updated information.

All the FSI courses are 100% online, with 24/7 access to video classes which are structured within modules.

The duration of the master's program is equivalent to the number of modules, but we at FSI extend the period by 8 months so that you can complete your training with no problems.

The FSI team will take into account each one of the enrollment applications received for the different program.

Since FSI is an online platform for higher education to obtain professional qualifications, certain academic requirements must be met in order to enroll in the Master’s programme: CV to be reviewed by the FSI Academic Department.

Each course or module within an FSI programme is taught by a different teacher. The lessons are either in english or in spanish, which allows the student to choose the language preferred. The videos that are recorded in English have Spanish subtitles, and vice versa.

FSI is a private school of Football Science that certifies its courses through the support of its prestigious Faculty of FSI. The FSI courses have the direct objective of providing the student with immediate work skills in the international world of professional football, and not only for academic career purposes. However, we are working with several international universities interested in recognizing FSI certified studies as a basis for their university degrees.

Once the student has completed any of the courses offered by FSI, and has completed the requirements, they will receive a certificate containing a security code, with which the validity of the certificate can be verified. You will also be able to download your certificate from your personal FSI account.

The FSI masters and courses do not include a mandatory internship program in the curriculum for obtaining the Diploma. However, students who want to learn practically within a professional football club structure have the opportunity of applying for the Internships Calls that FSI periodically launches through its Membership program and in coordination with its Partner Football Clubs. This internships suppose a real opportunity for the students to be integrated in the daily work structure of a high level football team, providing a strong practical experience and an interesting entrance door to the world of professional football.

You may contact with the FSI’s team by the following email address: info@fsi.training

FSI’s Faculty is composed of world-class academics, scientists and football professionals. This combination of academic and professional profiles allows the FSI to offer advanced and practical knowledge on football.

The scientific production of the FSI Faculty members reaches more than 2,500 articles on specialized scientific/technical journals, with an average h index of 15 to 40.

The FSI Faculty members are among the most recognized opinion leaders in football science and performance, with a high presence in congresses as well as in specialized meetings, and a large number of followers in social networks.
If you want to learn more about the FSI Faculty members, you may visit the “Faculty” section on our website.

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