When soccer becomes the equal of math

The romance in Patrick La Spina’s life

Tactical Periodisation by Victor Frade

After two years of exploring the secrets of Paco Seirul-lo’s positional play and structured training at FC Barcelona, here is our director, Patrick La Spina, at the heart of the tactical periodization.

7 days of intense exchanges and sharing in Porto with Victor Frade, creator of the tactical periodization, and his speakers. 

A very sharp immersion in one of the most relevant methods in the world.

Microbehaviors, a new way to learn?

Article/Interview of Patrick La Spina published in Vestiaire Magazine, May 2021.

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Designer of the Zidane methodology

Canal 9 report, August 28, 2020

Zinedine Zidane has just launched the Zidane Five Club, his soccer school in France. And the former French number 10 chose Patrick La Spina, the founder of Foot Lab, to develop his training methodology!

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Future champions in Crans-Montana

Canal9 report on the Foot Lab summer courses in Crans-Montana.

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When a Valaisan coaches the legend Zizou

One of the greatest players in history and current Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane, made a special trip from Madrid to his facilities at the Z5 in Aix-en-Provence for a presentation led by our director Patrick La Spina:
“For almost 10 years, I have presented my work in many trainings for coaches… This presentation in Aix-en-Provence for one coach was very special: for the player he was, for the coach and the person he is!”
Zinedine Zidane was enthusiastic about the approach and the content.

Read the article published on Le Nouvelliste, March 30 2019 (in French)