Meulensteen Coaches Courses line-up
This six hour course consists of a three hour theoretical class-room presentation and a three hour practical field session.
The Meulensteen Coaching series are a great compliment to any coach regardless of expertise and license. Our courses are unique in its design. All our courses focus on the Meulensteen “Moves & Skills” youth development curriculum. The courses are designed for a coach to travel through the “Ages & Stages of a player’s development. Each course the coach receives new information empowering him/her to increase a player’s ability and capacity through progressive training methods and consistent coaching. The end product is a confident player, capable to perform and dominate the 1v1 situation in game situations and a team player who is prepared for the tactical, physical, technical, and mental demands of play at his/her’s highest competition level.
o Technique instruction 101
o Technique instruction 102 (individual -mastering the 4 different skill-sets)
Magic 7-cone drill
Coaching the Small Sided Game (4v4)
Participants receive a 100 Meulensteen Course Booklet and a certification.
6 hour course will take off where the 100 left off. Players now are able to perform all
techniques of the various skill-sets. The 200 course challenges the coaches to
implement. time and pressure by introducing defenders to the activity.
Practical:o Skill instruction 201
Individual – group
Time and space
“Train to Train”
o Skill instruction 202
Application of Technique (=Skill)
“Train for Perfection”
1v1, 2v1, 2v2 games
Coaching the Small Sided Game (4v4-6v6)
Participants receive a 200 Meulensteen Course Booklet and a certification.
300 Meulensteen Coach Course
“Train to Compete” – “Train to Win”
6-hour course prepares the 200 licensed coaches to further prepare the now skill-full players to work within a team structure. Coaches gain insight how to train position specific and group specific (defenders, midfielders, forwards). It is all about the end-product!
o Skill instruction 301
Individual-group specific skill training
Focus on the end-product of the skill
Individual decision making
o Skill instruction 302
Team specific skill training
Speed of play
Rhythms of play
Patterns of play
Technical and tactical discipline
Coaching the game (8v8 – 11v11)
400 Meulensteen Coach Course
The Meulensteen Method – “Building Successful Teams”.
Three day course conducted by Coach Rene Meulensteen , former First Team Coach Manchester United.
Coach Rene will present his entire philosophy and shares his many successful experiences at Manchester United. Take a look in the kitchen of Manchester United’s youth program as Coach Rene demonstrates the secrets behind its success. A must for every coach who wants reach the next level.
o “Identifying Talent – Developing Potential – Building Successful Teams the Meulensteen Way”
o “Meulensteen’s ‘Moves & Skills’: The Pathway to Developing Creative and Confident Players”,
“Special Topic Course”
Special theme course conducted by Rene Meulensteen at times TBD.
On February 6-11, 2013 a group of 40+ coaches experienced an
unforgettable time at Manchester United with clinics and lectures
by Rene Meulensteen and several other Manchester United staff
members. This event was co-sponsored by the NSCAA and
Find out how easy it is to host a Meulensteen 100, 200, and 300 course for your club or area!
Call 616-334-7208 for more information or email
Contact Sportpartners USA at 616-334-7208 to host a Meulensteen course for you Club/Organization.
Identifying Talent – Developing Potential – Building Successful Teams