Just 1 week after delivering an Phase 1 Mentorship to Vitória de Guimarães Soccer club in Portugal, Athletic Lab and ELITE Training, held their 7th Phase 1 international mentorship. The course was attended by almost 50 coaches at the prestigious Reebok Sports Club in São Paulo, Brazil. ELITE Training is one of the largest coaching education companies in the world and Athletic Lab has worked with the company since 2017 to bring our 3 phase course to Brazil and Portugal. The course is designed to provide an immersive understanding of the Athletic Lab training philosophy including the underlying sports science and practical applications. Each phase of the course is a mixture of lecture and hands-on learning aimed at preparing sport performance and fitness coaches to excel. Athletic Lab is known around the world for our coaching education initiatives both through the lectures and seminars our coaches have given around the world and our online presence.
Our international mentorship course was first taught to the staff of Palmeiras Soccer Club in a closed-session format. Palmeiras is one of the most popular and successful soccer clubs in all of Brazil. The club has won 13 national competitions, more than any other club in the country. The very first Athletic Lab Phase 1 Mentorship program was delivered to the entire physical preparation staff of the legendary soccer club in March of 2018.
Graduates of the recent 3 day course are eligible to attend the second and third phases of the course. Each phase builds on the previous one with more advanced concepts and applications. The third phase is a truly immersive experience that is held on-site at the Athletic Lab headquarters in North Carolina, USA.