Author: Mauro Franzetti
Mauro Franzetti holds a degree in Sports Science, a doctorate in Osteopathy, and a PhD in Neurophysiology. For more than 20 years, he has worked as a professional strength and conditioning coach for Italian and international soccer teams. In 2015, he completed his first StrongFirst workshop in Italy. He has written two books published in Italian on the effects of lactic acid and functional training: Acido Lattico e Sport, dalla fisiologia all’allenamento and L’allenamento funzionale su misura, 150 esercizi per stare bene. He focuses not only on athletic performance, but also injury prevention. His frequent exchange of ideas with Fabio Zonin, StrongFirst Certified Master Instructor, led him to apply StrongFirst principles to soccer athletes and has completely changed his perspective on training. His home base is near Milan, Italy.
April 14, 2022In team sports, soccer being a prime example, the time available to train an athlete’s physical strength is quite limited. The majority of training is spent performing tactical and technical sport related exercises. Keeping this in mind, I planned a new strength program for Renate Calcio, one of Italy’s professional soccer teams, around two fundamental […]