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Special Topics Webinars

NSCAA now offers Special Topics Diploma Webinars!  Organized in a series of five 45-minute sessions, a participant can earn an NSCAA diploma, a collector's edition full-color manual (EXAMPLE MANUAL) and six (6) month introductory NSCAA membership (if you haven't been a member previously). The webinar series brings together some of the top international, collegiate and youth coaches in the world and offers these outstanding presentations in the most convenient and time saving delivery method.

First Session Free

The first session in each of the special topics diploma packages is free. Check out the topic by attending the first session for free. If you want to register for the full package you can still register up until the beginning of the second session.

Clubs or organizations interested in group pricing should contact Andrew McGinnis at amcginnis@nscaa.com or 913-362-1747.
 

If you are unable to attend the live webinar of a Special Topics Diploma, all registrants will be given exclusive access to the recorded presentation. Just sign-up for the session and you will receive instructions how to access the encore presentation.

Current Available Special Topics:

Key Moments in the Game

European Champions League Series

World Cup Series

Questions/Comments?

Contact the NSCAA National Office
Email: info@nscaa.com
Call: 913-362-1747

 


 
Special Topics Diploma: Key Moments in the Game

This webinar series focuses on moments in the game that become so critical to the result.  Topic areas include transitioning into a counterattack, 'killing' the game off when in the lead and game-winning restarts, to name just a few.  The presenters in this series are proven winners in pressured situations and collectively have won World Cup, Olympic and national championships as coaches.  This talented group of educators will no doubt inspire participants and provide unique insight into decision making at crucial moments in a game. Take away 18+ activities to work with your team and achieve professional development credit.

The first session in each of the special topics diploma packages is free. Check out the topic by attending the first session for free. If you want to register for the full package you can still register up until the beginning of the second session.

If you do not intend to take the full course, you can register for individual sessions, which do not include the Diploma or Course Manual

Ian Barker

NSCAA Director of Coaching Education

Topic: Overview of Management of the Game, Pre, During and Post

Date: Tues. March 25
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: FREE
 

 

Jason Sisneros

University of North Carolina Women's Soccer, Asst. Coach

Topic: Making Changes to Chase the Game and Close Out the Game

Date: Mon. March 31
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $10 

Paul Marco

Head Coach, Binghamton University

Topic: Transition and Counter Attack

Date: Tues. April 8
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $10 
 

Tony DiCicco

Former Head Coach, US Women's National Team

Topic: Effective Training of Restarts and Set Plays

Date: Tues. April 15
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $10 
 

 

Christian Lavers

Executive Vice President, US Club Soccer

Topic: The Review Session

Date: Tues. April 22
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $10 
 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (this session only)

Special Topics Diploma: European Champions League Series

NSCAA will offer a series of 4 webinars in May 2014 analyzing playing styles of the previous 3 winners of the European Champions League: Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Barcelona.

Learn how to play like Bayern Munich, Chelsea and FC Barcelona.

This series is ideal for coaches wishing to understand and emulate the playing successes of the 3 of the planet’s most prestigious clubs. With each team loaded with precocious talent and commanded by celebrated Head Coaches - Guardiola, Mourinho and Martino - our presenters will take an intriguing look at the strengths and weaknesses of each team, the systems they employ and discuss how key players contribute to the team’s success.

Each presentation with feature 6 coaching activities selected by the presenter to highlight the club’s style, personnel and objectives. The activities, suitable for training sessions with youth and adult players, will be vividly recreated by our expert presenters using illustrations and animation. Our experts will share their coaching secrets and provide invaluable coaching tips and suggestions.

Participants can attend live and/or choose to watch the recording on-demand – time and time again for 6 months following the live broadcast.

If you do not intend to take the full course, you can register for individual sessions, which do not include the Diploma or Course Manual

Ian Barker

NSCAA Director of Coaching Education

Topic: An introduction to Play like Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Barcelona

Date: Mon. May 12
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: FREE
 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

Lang Wedemeyer

Lang Wedemeyer

Head Coach - South Dakota State University, Men's Soccer

Topic: Play like Bayern Munich
Description: ‘Continuous innovation’ is a characteristic of the approach of former Barcelona Coach, Pep Guardiola and this session will be a feature top players such as Franck Ribéry, Arjen Robben, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Philipp Lahm.

Date: Tues. May 13
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $15 

 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

Justin Neese

Soccer Programs Manager, Houston Dynamo

Topic: Play like Chelsea
Description: A feature of successful Jose Mourinho’s teams is impregnable defense.  Learn how players such as Eden Hazard, Oscar, Eto and Terry fit into the ‘Special One’s’ plans.

Date: Mon. May 19
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $15 
 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

Tony Englund

Author, FC Barcelona - Style and Domination

Topic: Play like Barcelona
Description: Explore the tactical changes Coach Gerardo Martino has made to the Barcelona team so prolific under Pep Guardiola and learn how his approach effects Messi, Neymar, Xavi and Piqué.

Date: Wed. May 21
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $15 
 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

Special Topics Diploma: World Cup Series

NSCAA will offer a series of 4 webinars in July 2014 analyzing comparing and contrasting the styles of 6 countries participating in the tournament. We have paired 2 teams for each session so our presenters can breakdown the teams approach, playing styles, strengths and weaknesses.

Learn how to play like Spain, Germany, Brazil, Argentina, USA and Mexico.

This series is ideal for coaches wishing to learn how highly experienced practitioners analyze, dissect and then plan for an opponent. Participants will experience the fine balance between preparing to neutralize the strengths of an opponent and preparing a game plan to suit your team. Our presenters will clearly outline some of the more obvious cues requiring adjustments that occur during the game and those more discrete signs.

The webinars will occur in block after the group stages of this Summer’s World Cup, and we have selected 3 great match ups and contrasting styles:

1. Spain and Germany
2. Brazil and Argentina
3. USA and Mexico

The presenters will review progress of the teams during the preliminary rounds and extrapolate key performance characteristics such as the tactics, coaches’ adjustments, pivotal players and overall strategy. Each presentation with feature 6 coaching activities - 3 activities for each team. The activities, suitable for training sessions with youth and adult players, will be vividly recreated by our expert presenters using illustrations and animation. Our experts will share their coaching secrets and provide invaluable coaching tips and suggestions.

Participants can attend live and/or choose to watch the recording on-demand – time and time again for 6 months following the live broadcast.

If you do not intend to take the full course, you can register for individual sessions, which do not include the Diploma or Course Manual.

Ian Barker

NSCAA Director of Coaching Education

Topic: An introduction to the World Cup Series

Date: Mon. July 7
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: FREE
 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

Jason Sisneros

University of North Carolina Women's Soccer, Asst. Coach

Topic: How to play like Spain and Germany
Description: An intriguing match-up between 2 or the world’s top seeded teams.  The session will feature top players – Ramos, Xavi, Inniesta, Ozil, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Philipp Lahm.

Date: Tues. July 8
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $15 

 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

Paul Marco

Head Coach, Binghamton University, Men's Soccer

Topic: How to play like Brazil and Argentina
Description: For many, the likely World Cup Final.  The session will feature top players – Neymar, Hulk, Ramires, Sergio Agüero, Messi and Pablo Zabaleta.

Date: Wed. July 9
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $15 
 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

Rene Miramontes

Director of Coaching, San Diego Crusaders

Topic: How to play like USA and Mexico
Description: A regular match up in CONCACAF between 2 teams quite evenly matched. The session will feature top players such as: Landon Donovan, Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, Rafael Márquez, Javier Hernández and Giovani dos Santos.

Date: Thurs. July 10
Time: 9:00 p.m. ET

Cost: $15 
 

PRE-REGISTER HERE (single session only)

 

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