Mastering Pre-season: A Guide for Coaches

Thursday, June 1st, 8 PM (GMT) | 45 mins

We’ve already held this webinar but if you register below we’ll send you the recording.


Topics covered

In this webinar, highly experienced coaches Shayne Murphy and Gary Rafferty will present a guide for coaches focused on the most important elements of mastering pre-season for your football team, including:

  1. Planning
    • How to reverse engineer the process.
    • Are my players fit?
    • Games and training structure.
    • Physical qualities of football.
  2. Delivery
    • Delivering a session that fits the plan – from warm-up to small-sided games.
    • Off-pitch considerations.
    • Strength and movement programming.
  3. Evaluation
    • Monitoring progress.
    • How do I know the “load” is right?
    • Did pre-season go well?



Shayne Murphy

  • Owner of SDM Performance
  • Consultant at City Football Group
  • Football Scientist at Scotland National Team
  • Mentor & Lecturer
  • Over 13 years of experience in elite football

Gary Rafferty

  • Owner of Football Fitness AU
  • Head of Performance at NWS Spirit FC
  • 20 years of coaching experience in both the technical and physical side of the game


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