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International Futsal Academy
Globally Leading academy for education & futsal

The International Futsal Academy (IFA) is a unique Futsal and Education programme designed to provide Further and Higher Education level studies alongside elite futsal training programmes. Our programmes not only offer world-class education in partnership with Loughborough University and Loughborough College but also the best futsal coaching in the best sporting facilities in the UK.

High quality coaching and development is the foundation to the IFA programme. All IFA students are supported with additional performance analysis, nutrition, strength and conditioning, and academic support.

The IFA gives student athletes a wealth of additional opportunities. Amongst many other things all student-players have the opportunity of sponsorship through the FA Futsal Level 1 and 2, regular CPD workshops and seminars, and opportunities to play or coach futsal abroad.

After graduating from the IFA programme and with a qualification from a top class institution your future career and playing opportunities are sure to be endless.

Why is Education so important?


Take a look at the Further Education and Higher Education courses available at Loughborough University and Loughborough College, arguably the best sporting institutions in the world.

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Why is Education so important?


Find out about the futsal programme, our coaches and our player profiles, as well as some of our success stories.

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Curtis Mason – Q&A with IFA’s Head of Strength & Conditioning

CurtisĀ Mason joined the IFA as an 18 year old in 2014 and spent 3 years on theĀ futsal programme here in... View Article