Regional Youth Initiative for Football Development in Baltic`s (RYFDB) update

Seminar during Elva Elva Elite Cup / Photo: Baltic Football School

On May 11th project partner FC Elva hosted a 1-day seminar covering the following aspects of the Regional Youth initiative for Football Development in Baltic’s (RYFDB) project:
-         Information on international training praxis reviewed during the project preparatory action phase;
-         Survey campaign and preliminary results obtained via questionnaires in all three Baltic countries.
In the first part of the seminar project partner, Baltic Football School presented a summary on best practice examples such regarding training methodology considering health aspects such as University of Colorado Hospital study regarding “Hydration Tips for Exercise” or FIFA manual “A Warm-Up Programme For Preventing Injuries In Children`s Football” etc.

In the second part of the seminar project partners discussed results of the survey made amongst young players and their parents in all three Baltic countries. In total 362 respondents have participated in a poll covering such project related aspects like the importance of warm up and warm down, understanding of basic nutrition, the significance of sleep and so on. Information on poll results shall be published on web pages of all project partners in the near future.

Project partners - FC Elva VALMIERA GLASS VIA Futbols Futbolo akademija „Šiauliai“