Brazilian Soccer Advanced Professional Symposium

The BFUT Level 1 License (Previously named A license) is the highest level of education provided by the Instituto Brasileiro de Futebol. All the contents and experiences of this program are tailored to provide a complete understanding of the 4 levels of a pro club in Brazil and in many top countries.

  1. Development – 6 to 11 years old
  2. Competitive – 12 to 17 years old – Mirim – Infantil – Juvenil
  3. High Performance – 18 to 20 years old – Juniors
  4. Pro level

For 13 days, the Level 1 candidate will be assisting the BFUT Coaching Director Thadeu Goncalves in observing, analyzing and educating the new candidates for: the level 3 Brazilian Educators, the level 2 International educators.

Objectives to be accomplished

  • The Level 1 license candidates will be learning to develop a 12-month year planning;
    How to do the complete player analysis
  • Continued education of game analysis in a high performance and professional level
    Implementation of 12 techniques in a high intensity game situation

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

(Final Itinerary will be sent to coaches prior to trip)

Day 1

6:30am – Arrive in Brazil – Reception by  BFUT Brazil  at the Airport
9:00am – Transfer to BFUT Center of Training – watch the video – Session 1 -History of The game Football
10:00am – Check-in, organizational meeting and registration for the International Soccer Symposium
11:15am – International educator organizational Meeting
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Bus Leaves to Stadium – Watch a pro/TBA game – Session 2 – Game Analyzes Phase I and II.
3:00pm – Preparation to analyze the game
4:00pm – Game 
6:30pm – Return to the Center – 8:00pm – Dinner
9:00pm– Session 3: Classroom – History of the Tactical development of Modern Football – 1966 to 2007 – Study of the different schools around the world. Finalize the points of the Game Analysis TBA game.
10:00pm – End of the day

Day 2

The program from Day 3 to Day 5 is related to focus in the Development dept. (7 to 11 years old) 
7:30 am – Breakfast
9:00am – Field – Session 4 – Player Analysis– Coordination without the ball and Elasticity
Technical analysis – 4 heights, Tactical Analysis – Mental speed
11:30am – Review the AM session.
12:30pm – Lunch
3:00pm – Field – Session 5 – Agility and Speed of reaction without and with the ball
4:00pm – Field – Session 6 – Technical Development – Defensive Heading and Anticipation – Phase I, II, III and IV
5:30pm – Questions and answers.
7:00pm – Dinner
7:15pm – Classroom- Session 7- Game analyze – Phase III and IV
8:15pm – Classroom – Session 8 – Sports Psychology II
9:30pm – End of the Day

Day 3

7:30am – Breakfast
9:00am – Field – Session 9 – Tactical – Application of the 4 player’s Individual abilities with mental speed.
Game condition – Analyzing the player individual abilities: ability of marking/attacking – ability of Passing and penetration – ability to read the game – peripheral vision and ability to improvise (two feet)
10:15am – Field – Session 10 – Tactical – Application on the field – Speeds of the game – Defensive- Speed of Marking 2. Pressure Game Condition – Man on Man and Zone marking
Field – Session 11 – 11v11 – Different kinds of pressure – High/Low and Full
11:45am – Review the session
12:30pm – Lunch
3:00pm – Field – Session 12 – Technical – Shooting – Phase I, II, III and IV
4:30pm – Field – Session 13 – Types of penetration and foot communication 3 v 3 and 4 v 4
5:45pm – Questions and answers
7:00pm – Dinner
8:15pm – Session 14 – Sports Management II – Planning a 3-month season
10:00pm – End of the Day

Day 4

7:30am – Breakfast
8:30am – Classroom Session Explanation of the Tactical Concept of the afternoon – Speeds of the game – Offensive Speed of the ball – 4.Speed of Triangulation – 5.Speed of Counter attack
9:30am – Field – Session 15 – Application of the tactical concepts – Speeds of the game offensive – Application of the 8v8
10:30am – Field – Session 16 – Defining the team Pace and consistent switch point of attack
11:30am – Questions and Answers
12:00pm  Lunch
1:00pm – Leave to Sao Paulo – Visit to a professional Club- Observe the youth program
3:00 pm – Session 17 – Analyze the session – Questions and Answers Forum
7:00pm – Dinner
8:15pm – Classroom – Session 18 – Sports Medicine II – Prevention of injuries
Body measurement – tests of elasticity and 5 steps to decrease the level of inflammation
10:00pm – End of the day

Day 5

Focus in the Competitive Dept. (U13 to U17)
7:30am – Breakfast
9:00am – Field – Session 19 – Technical – Short crossing – finishing – Phase I, II, III and IV
11:00am – Field- Session 20 – Technical – Tactical – Decisions inside of the box.
11:45am – Noon – Questions –Answers
12:30pm – Lunch
3:00pm – Field Session 21 – Building from the Back – Defensive Sector
4:30pm – Field – Session 22 – Building from the back – Midfield sector
5:30pm – Field – Session 23 – Building from the back – Offensive sector
7:30pm – Dinner
8:30pm – Classroom – Session 23 – Preparing the training session for the practical evaluation
The Coaching Director will give the assignment

Day 6

7:30am – Breakfast
9:00am – Field – Practical evaluation
1:00 pm – Lunch
3:00pm – Theory Evaluation
5:00pm – End of the first portion of the BFUT level 2 International and level 3 National (Brazil)
8:00pm – Brazilian B.B.Q for the participants of the Level 2 International
Time off

Day 7

From Day 7 to Day 10 – BFUT is offering the High Performance Dept. Coaching Course (players from 17 to 20 years old) – Preparing to become professional players
9:00am – Breakfast
10:00am – Transfer to the BFUT Center of Training – BFUT Conmebol Center of Training – High Performance Dept.
12:00pm – Lunch
2:30pm – Session 1 – Classroom – Opening Ceremony – BFUT High Performance Dept.
3:30pm – Session 2 – Field – Player Analysis
6:00pm – Questions – Answers
7:00 pm – Dinner
8:30pm – Session 3 – Classroom – Game Analysis/TBA 
10:00pm – Lights Out

Day 8

07:30am – Breakfast
09:00am – Session 4 – Field – Tactical – TBA team systematization for the game
10:00am – Session 5 – Field – Tactical – TBA team systematization for the game
11:00am – Session 6 – Simulation of the game – Playing against each other
12:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – Leave to the game
4:00pm – Session 7 – Watching TBA game
7:00pm – Return to the Center
8:30pm – Session 8 -Review the game
10:00pm – rest

Day 9

7:30am – Breakfast
9:00am – Session 9– Field – Speeds of the Game – Cycle of the game – Basic
Patterns – Building from the back – 3-5-2
10:30am – Strategies
12:30pm – Lunch
3:00pm – Session 10 – Special guest – TBA – Brazilian football in Europe
7:00pm – Dinner
8:30pm – Session 11 – Analyzing the Brazilian National team.
10:00pm – Rest

Day 10

07:00am- Breakfast
09:00am – Session 12 – Speeds of the game – Cycle of the game – Basic patterns – 4-3-3 and variations
10:30am – Session 13 – Vertical triangulation.
12:30pm – Lunch
09:00am – Session 15 – Field – Coaches Evaluation – Practical 
12:00 – Lunch
2:00pm – Session 16 – Theory evaluation 
4:00pm – End of the program
6:00pm – Leave to the Airport
Return to the original country.

BFUT responsibilities

  • Diploma of the BFUT License Level 1 course (If approved).
  • Accommodations: Apartments with double or triple accommodation 13 days and 12 nights – BFUT center of Training –   Jau, SP, Brazil – Estancia Santa Paula
  • Meals: 3 meals per day (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • All ground transportation in Brazil
  • Two Professional game tickets
  • Planned sightseeing trips
  • One full time BFUT (Brazilian Educator) assisting the group – Prof. Thadeu Goncalves will be the Director of Education.
  • Receive the Educator Kit* (1 Warm up, 1 White BFUT Polo Shirts, 2 practice t-shirts, and 1 travel bag)
  • A copy of the book:” The Principles of Brazilian Soccer” by Prof. Thadeu Goncalves
  • A copy of the Tactical Software: “Futebol Made in Brazil” by Prof. Thadeu Goncalves
  • The Level 1 Official Educator manual
  • Visits to Pro Club
  • All other unexpected expenses associated with the program for which BFUT is responsible
  • Medical assistance in case of any injury (Minor injuries). Each Educator (Coach) must have a medical insurance. RX, other especial procedures such as: surgery, special physical therapy, etc. will be charged from the insurance company.

Minimal Requirements

  • BFUT License Level 2 / BRUSA (Previously called B License)
  • Have held BFUT level 2 License for a minimum of 12 months.
  • Course Description or coaching experience resume.
  • Absolutely, no waivers.

Costs of the BFUT Level 1 License Course:

US$ 1,800.00

(Room and full board, no airfare included)

The BFUT level 1 employee advantages

1. Gross salary between US $48,000.00 to 60,000.00
2. Percentage on sales of programs and merchandise
3. Educational fee between US $800.00 and US $1,100.00
4. Level 1 graduate will be referred to the Director of Education in one of the BFUT Educational center around the World.