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PFSA - Representing Football Scouts Worldwide

The PFSA provides industry-leading online education with the Introduction Into Football Scouting, Level 1 Talent Identification In Football and more recently, the PFSA Level 1 Opposition Analysis In Football course.

Both PFSA Talent Identification courses explore in depth the role of a football scout and the art of talent identification. You can now book onto both courses and save money in the process! Even better, the PFSA has released, the Level 1 Opposition Analysis in Football course, created and developed by a full-time opposition analyst for arguable one of Europes greatest teams in the past ten years.

Below you will find more information on all courses and the enrolment form. Please allow up to 24 hours before a username and password to be issued once you have completed the form below.

PFSA Introduction Into Football Scouting

Introduction Into Football Scouting

The PFSA Introduction into Football Scouting Course is aimed at those thinking about a career as a professional Football Scout. The course will delve deep into key areas vitally important to football scouting. Below you will find a number of topics which the course addresses. 

Topics Include:

  • About The PFSA (Aims And Objectives)
  • What Is A Football Scout
  • Skills Required For Football Scouting
  • Player And Tactical Scouts
  • How Do Scouts Find Talent
  • Match And Player Reporting
  • Importance Of Scouting
  • Talent Identification In Football
  • Academy Players
  • Football Club Development Centres
  • Age Specific Coaching
  • Scouts Protocol
  • How Do I Become A Professional Football Scout
PFSA Level 1 Talent Identification In Football

Level 1 Talent Identification In Football

The PFSA Level 1 was developed by elite Premier League Scouts and Heads of Recruitment touches on all aspects of talent identification and is the recommend entry course if you’re serious about completing the PFSA Level 2 Talent Identification In Football Coursewhich is the minimum requirement in order to operate as a football scout in line with the EPPP.

The 11 module course will equip you with a firm understanding and platform to further develop your knowledge of the talent identification process and what is needed in order to operate as both a football scout or an elite coach.

The course has been developed in line with the EPPPand is a great stepping stone for a career within football. Please use the below form to book onto the PFSA Level 1 Talent Identification in Football Course.

Modules include:

  • About The PFSA (Aims And Objectives)
  • Introducing Talent Identification
  • The EPPP
  • Talent Identification Predictors
  • Football Scouts and Player Reports
  • Talent Identification Characteristics in a Goalkeeper and the Relative Age Effect
  • Anthropological Predictors
  • Technical Skill Predictors
  • Psychological and Sociological Predictors
  • Limitations and Importance of Talent Identification

The PFSA Level 1 Talent Identification in Football Course, unlike the Introduction Into Football Scouting Course delves much deeper into what football scouts look for in a player (Talent Identification).

All PFSA Online Scouting Courses are best ran using a PC or Mac running Google Chrome

PFSA Level 1 Opposition Analysis In Football

Level 1 Opposition Analysis In Football

The PFSA are pleased to announce the arrival of the new Level 1 Opposition Analysis in Football course. The new PFSA Level 1 will break down the role of an opposition analyst and provide you with an in-depth look into the industries best practices when approaching a game.

Following on from talent identification the opposition analysis course will give you the tools needed to write an effective player and match report.

Successful completion of the PFSA Level 1 Opposition Analysis In Football course, will equip you with the knowledge to:

  • Understand the role of an opposition analyst and their setting in the wider context of football
  • Explain the tools and technology available including Wyscout, Instat, Hudl, Coach Paint, SportsCode, Piero and much more to create comprehensive and engaging analysis
  • Analyse set pieces and document them in a report
  • Understand formations and their impact on gameplay and analysis
  • Explain the process of individual analysis and the key points to look out for when analysing players
  • Produce a complete opposition and independent analysis based on your new knowledge

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