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Wed, 6th May 15

VO2max Changes in English Futsal Players after a 6-Week Period of Specific Small-Sided Games Training

Daniel Berdejo-def-Fresno has published yet another insightful and informative paper entitled “VO2 Max Changes in English Futsal Players after a 6-week Period of Specific Small-Sided Games Training”. Berdejo-del-Fresno currently Head of Coaching & Sport Science for the International Futsal Academy as well as England Futsal Senior Strength & Conditioning Coach has worked in conjunction with… View Article
Why is Education so important?
Wed, 6th May 15

New Youth Development Centre Opens

New IFA Youth Futsal Development Centre today opened at Loughborough University based in the newly built Holywell Centre, New Victory Hall, providing young players with the opportunity to play and learn about Futsal. The International Futsal Academy have numerous Youth Futsal Development Centres across the region tailoring weekly sessions to players aged 5-11 years old,… View Article
Fri, 10th Apr 15

Development and Validation of a New Method to Monitor and Control the Training Load in Futsal

International Futsal Academy Head of Coaching & Sport Science, Daniel Berdejo-del-Fresno, has recently published another paper adding to his impressive catalogue of work. With a PhD in Sports Performance and extensive work with National Teams and Governing Bodies, Daniel is highly respected for his research and within sport and exercise science. Entitled ‘Development and Validation… View Article
Jay B
Thu, 26th Mar 15

Jay travels to USA to train with California club

International Futsal Academy Player, Jay Broomhall heads to Los Angeles, California this month to train and play with Semi Professional Football Club, Ventura Fusion. Following a successful year developing within the International Futsal Academy and winning the FA National League Division Two with Loughborough United, Broomhall previously with Birmingham City FC, if successful will make… View Article
Skubala Book
Wed, 25th Mar 15

‘Developing the Modern Footballer Through Futsal’

Academy Director, Michael Skubala has released his first book entitled, ‘Developing the Modern Footballer Through Futsal’ in partnership with young English writer and Loughborough based Futsal player, Seth Burkett, the author of the popular book ‘The Boy in Brazil’. In Developing the Modern Footballer through Futsal, England Futsal coach Michael Skubala, and Seth Burkett, detail… View Article
ENG vs SWE FEB2015
Wed, 25th Mar 15

England 7-3 Sweden

England Futsal Senior National Squad played Sweden in London last month in a double header fixture that saw England avenge a 3-1 defeat to win convincingly 7-3 in front of an England Futsal highest crowd attendance record of 1,430 for a home international. International Futsal Academy Director, Michael Skubala led the England Futsal team to… View Article
Tue, 13th Jun 17

How the youngest team in the National Leagues qualified to the FA Futsal Cup Finals

Loughborough Academy, the team that serves as competition programme for International Futsal Academy players, are making history after becoming the first ever Development squad to reach the FA Futsal Cup finals.  And they did it in style, after beating one of the powerhouses in the FA Futsal Super League, Genesis Futsal Club. If you haven’t watched the game… View Article
Wed, 24th May 17

Loughborough Students miss on a second consecutive BUCS gold

Loughborough Students Futsal Club BUCS 1s, including many IFA players and coaches, travelled down to the Copper Box Arena in the London 2012 Olympic Park on the 10th May to play Cardiff University in the BUCS Final, with hopes of making history in a fantastic sporting arena which hosted events such as Handball in the Olympics… View Article