TGG Live: The Future Game
Written by Training Ground Guru — July 23, 2020
THE FUTURE GAME will be a full-day webinar exploring how football and elite sport should evolve post-pandemic and beyond.
We are delighted to announce that England rugby coach Eddie Jones will be among a stellar group of speakers on the day. They will be exploring future developments in leadership, coaching, psychology, data science and performance.
The Future Game is on Wednesday August 26th via Zoom. There will be morning and afternoon sessions, with a question and answer session at the end of each.
Buying a ticket gets you access to the entire day. After buying a ticket through Eventbrite, you will get a unique Zoom URL, with reminders in the run-up to the event.
Tickets are available HERE. Places are limited.
Eddie is one of the most recognisable and successful coaches in the whole of world sport. The Australian has worked with England since 2015 and led them to the final of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. He has also been in charge of Australia and Japan and was South Africa assistant when they won the 2007 RWC. The Australian spoke to us about his philosophy for episode #10 of the TGG Podcast.
DAVE REDDIN MBE
A leading figure in UK sports performance for two decades. Was fitness coach with England Rugby when they won the 2003 RWC, Head of Performance for the BOA during London 2012, and Head of Team Strategy and Performance for the Football Association for five years. Dave told us about his journey in #4 of the TGG Podcast.
Tom set up the Right to Dream Academy in Ghana in 1999 with the aim of changing the lives of African youngsters. Two decades on, many graduates have gone on to have careers with top European clubs. But the Academy is about more than just football, providing a unique curriculum with an emphasis on character development. Since 2015, Tom has also been chairman of Danish club FC Nordsjaelland. You can read more about R2D here.
David is Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Uppsala in Sweden. He is also the author of several books on maths and statistics, including the best-selling Soccermatics. He works as a data scientist for Swedish side Hammarby.
Sarah has worked as a performance psychologist for Brighton for more than seven years. Last season she was Performance Psychology Manager, but will move over to work specifically for Hope Powell's Women's Super League team this summer.
David is a former professional rugby player and founded Elite Performance Partners in 2014. The firm specialises in selection and advice around performance in elite sport and has clients in the Premier League and EFL, as well as in rugby, tennis, cycling and cricket. David has written a series of articles on the key roles for high-performing teams for TGG.