This online course is for anyone interested in working in football / soccer as a scout or as an analyst, or if you are already working in football as a scout, coach or even as a football agent.

Through the use of video examples this course will explain and guide you through the basics of Observation and Assessment of player performance and also the performance of the goalkeeper. This course will teach you how to observe a player when in possession of the ball and when out of possession of the ball. And with over 100 short video tasks on the course you will be able to test your observation and assessment skills.

You will also receive a Course Workbook detailing the areas covered on the course and a course notebook as part of Course Resources pack.

In the final section of the course you will have to observe and assess the performance of four players, including a goalkeeper using the skills learnt on this course creating scouting reports.

On completion of the course you will receive a certificate of course completion.


Course Curriculum

  Welcome - Introduction
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  SECTION 1 - BASIC SCOUTING OBSERVATION HINTS AND TIPS
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  SECTION 2 - THE THREE BASIC AREAS OF POSSESSION
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  SECTION 3 - OBSERVING THE PLAYER IN POSSESSION OF THE BALL - TECHNIQUE AND AWARENESS
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  SECTION 4 - PLAYER OUT OF POSSESSION – (TEAM IN POSSESSION) -
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  TASK 1 - ASSESSING A PLAYER IN POSSESSION (MIDFIELDER) AND WITH TEAM IN POSSESSION
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  SECTION 5 - PLAYER OUT OF POSSESSION - (OPPOSITION IN POSSESSION)
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  TASK 2 - ASSESSING A PLAYER OUT OF POSSESSION (MIDFIELDER) - OPPOSITION IN POSSESSION
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  TASK 3 - ASSESSING A PLAYER (WIDE PLAYER)
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  TASK 4 - ASSESSING A PLAYER (DEFENDER)
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  SECTION 6 - GOALKEEPER
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  TASK 5 - ASSESSING A PLAYER (GOALKEEPER)
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  Wrap up
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GED SEARSON


EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL SCOUT WHO HAS WORKED IN FA PREMIER LEAGUE AND FOOTBALL LEAGUE

FORMER WEST HAM UNITED FIRST TEAM OPPOSITION SCOUT, AND DOMESTIC AND EUROPEAN SCOUT

FORMER CHIEF SCOUT OF GRIMSBY TOWN FC AND LEYTON OREINT FC

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£26

June 2020 Price

$33

JUNE 2020 Price - United States

VIDEO CLIP EXAMPLES
VIDEO CLIP EXAMPLES TO AID WITH OBSERVATIONS AND ASSESSMENT


VIDEO FOOTAGE EXAMPLES OF PLAYER IN POSSESSION AND OUT OF POSSESSION OF THE BALL

VIDEO TASKS TO ASSESS PLAYER PERFORMANCE


OVER 100 VIDEO MINI-TASKS

AND FOUR PLAYER VIDEO ASSESSMENT ASSIGNMENTS

MULTI-CHOICE QUESTION TESTS


OVER 100 MULTI-CHOICE QUESTION TASKS