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Visiting THE museum with my old friend Mitsu, from Tokyo College of Medical Sports !

Lake Ashinoko, Japan

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December 2013. Hakone, Japan. “The Peace Torii of Hakone Shrine”, at lake Ashinoko.

JFA 11+ instructors

11+ in Osaka

22.12.2013 _ Osaka, Japan. Another 11+ course together with our friends of the Japanese Football Association (JFA), at one of the their academies.

Visit to Hakone NP

my friends Mitsu and Toru

18.12.2012. near Tokyo, Japan. With my good friends Mitsu and Toru, we visit the famous Owakudani Natural Hot Springs in the Hakone National Park.

Olympic football final men

Finals @ Wembley

9-11/08/2012. Finals of the Olympic Football Tournaments. Women: USA vs Japan 2:1, Men: Mexico vs Brasil 2:0; both matches with more than 80.000 spectators. These National Teams also support the F-MARC programs (11 for Health, 11+).

Golden Temple Kyoto


29/11/11 – We visit Kyoto, the world-renowned historical city and former capital and emperor’s residence (794 – 1868) in Japan.

The Golden Temple will be forever in our minds …

High speed train Japan


27/11/11 – After a 1.5 hours ride on the “Shinkansen” (Japan bullet train or high speed train) we arrive in Nagoya, the 3rd biggest city in Japan (after Toyko and Osaka). We’ve the chance to see the Nagoya castle, an historic residence of the Shogun of this region.


F-MARC again in Japan

From November 25th until the 30th, 2011 we’ll be in Japan, for 11+ related projects with JFA.

We’ll have filming/interviews with players of the Women’s National team (World Cup Winners 2011), and together with JFA we’ll conduct the 2nd official 11+ course in Japan.

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11+ workshop, JISS, Tokyo, Japan

Thank to the cooperation of JFA, Dr. Toru Fukubayashi and Dr. Michiko Dohi (JFA Medical) we had a successfull one day 11+ workshop (11/1/11 –> note the numbers!) at the impressive facilities of the Japan Institute of Sports Sciences (JISS) in Tokyo. Mitsu Tsumaki, Keigo Nakajima and Toriu Taksumi –from the Tokyo College of Medical Sports ensured the organization and assistance during the workshop. There were in total 60 participants (fitness trainers, athletic trainers, physiotherapist, all working in football).