Level 2 Opposition Analysis
Experience Your Favorite Course in a Whole New Way
In today’s increasingly competitive world of football, having correct and up-to-date information about upcoming opponents is an essential factor for club success. The PFSA Level 2 Opposition Analysis in Football course provides a comprehensive understanding on the art of opposition scouting; enabling students to acquire key skills such as assessing strengths, weaknesses and strategies from experienced analysts. Furthermore by completing this esteemed program participants will gain access to an exclusive Scouting Network membership with opportunities to create detailed reports for REAL professional fixtures.
With the Level 2 Opposition Analysis In Football course now available as a self-paced option, users of the PFSA can enjoy more flexible and convenient access to one of our most popular courses! Through modelled engagement with experienced tutors and analysts alike, those in or aspiring towards entry into professional football can hone their knowledge without having to wait months for full session bookings.
Designed and developed by industry-leading professionals at first-team level. The PFSA Level 2 Opposition Analysis in Football course is the only scouting analysis programme officially endorsed by Instat, the worlds leading video analysis software to elite clubs in Europe and overseas.
The ONLINE PFSA Level 2 Opposition Analysis in Football course takes the online Level 1 much further by delving into assessed match reporting. The Level 2 is a result of our groundbreaking work on the PFSA Scouting Network of which is exclusive for PFSA certified football scouts. Both the PFSA Level 1 and 2 in Opposition Analysis will give you access onto the PFSA Scouting Network, which will give you an opportunity to generate detailed reports for first-team management.
Module 1 & 2
Understanding the role, aims and expectations of a professional opposition scout.Evolution of opposition scouting
Opposition analysis and the recruitment workflow
Modern scouting developments and the use of metrics
Understanding systems of play
Analysing a teams formation
Analysing a teams style of play and how they are influenced
Understanding levels of performance and expectations
Module 3, 4 and 5
Set-plays and tools for application
Breaking down set-plays
Compiling an effective opposition report
Using software, analysis tools and data applications
The future of scouting
Expertly Crafted Course Material by the Renowned Tutors You Know and Trust
Our Level 2 Opposition Analysis in Football course offers a self-paced, comprehensive learning experience. All content has been professionally curated by our team of tutors – each with their own specialized expertise and impressive resumes. Learn more about the instructors that were chosen to create this program below!
Steve holds over two decades of experience working within football, most recently as Head of Opposition Analysis for Cardiff City and Millwall FC. In addition to tutoring on the PFSA Level 2 Opposition Analysis course, Steve is a full-time 1st team analyst.
Having started as a guest tutor, Steve now delivers every month with the PFSA giving our users a 1st hand experience of life as a professional opposition scout at the top of the game.
Jason holds the UEFA Pro coaching badge and has previously worked with Burnley in several senior positions under managers Sean Dyche and Eddie Howe through the academy and 1st team. Jason tutors for the PFSA across all of our tutor-led programmes, including talent identification, opposition analysis and advanced reporting.
Prior to his role with the PFSA, Jason was approached to work in the Chinese Super League with Dalian Yifang and was also Director of Coaching at UCFB a leading sports University and PFSA Partner.
Kevin is one of the PFSA’s lead tutors and has an exceptional background in football. Kevin currently holds the UEFA Pro License and has worked in several first-team roles from opposition analyst to scout throughout the football pyramid, including the Premier League.
Alongside his role with the PFSA, Kevin is head of UCFB’s Coaching Programme. UCFB are a leading Sports University in the UK and Overseas, with campuses at Wembley Stadium, Etihad Stadium and the 100k capacity MCG In Australia. UCFB is also a strategic partner to the PFSA and collaborates on several courses.
Richard Bredice and Guests
The Level 2 Opposition Analysis course have welcomed many guests over the years. One popular guest is PFSA member, Ex-Manchester City First Team Analyst and current Burnley FC 1st Team Analyst Richard Bredice.
Richard has worked with the PFSA for several years, helping create the Level 1 and 2 Opposition Analysis courses. He also contributes to our tactical reviews, which he produces once a month. He currently works full time with Burnley FC having been asked to by Vincent Kompany during his days at Manchester City.
Your new learning platform
The new Level 2 self-paced course will be online and familiar on our new look LMS platform. Complete each module and assignment online and receive feedback within your portal.
We are excited to announce the release of our PFSA Self-Paced Level 2 Opposition Analysis in Football course. To celebrate the release, we are reducing the price by 35% on launch returning to £149.99 in 7 days. Usecode: SELFPACED below.