The sportbeeper pro is a tool recognised by many specialists. As a result, we have a number of experts in the field. We have asked them some questions so that you can get to know them better. First, we start the presentations with Alexandre Dellal. The first part can be summarised as a quick CV and the second is a Chinese portrait.
What diplomas have you obtained ?
I obtained a Master’s degree in exercise physiology and physical preparation and management of sports teams at the University of Strasbourg II (2004) as well as a doctorate in STAPS with honours (2008). In the meantime, I had a DU in sports training (2005).Between 2010 and 2012 I obtained an expert diploma in video analysis (2010), an isokinetic internship in sports medicine (2011) and the UEFA A coaching licence (2012). Finally, since 2015, I have the habilitation to direct research.
Which clubs did you take over?
First of all, I was assistant coach in charge of physical preparation at Ittihad Jeddah in 2006. Afterwards, I became physical trainer of the Ivory Coast national team (2008 to 2010). Then, I was assistant coach in charge of physical preparation as well as head of physical preparation at OL (2010 to 2012) and at OGC Nice (2012-2018). Since 2019, I take care of individual players.
Which recognised players have you dealt with?
Balotelli / Ben Harfa / Pléa / Lopez / Pjanic / Lovren / Gomis/ Bodmer …
What was your best memory as a sportsman?
The national minimes cup at Clairefontaine with the Alsace team, a great moment.
Can you describe your best moment as a physical trainer?
Several great moments in each club. It’s hard to pick out one in particular
An animal : a lion
A city : Strasbourg
A dish : troffie al pesto
A movie : l’enfer du dimanche
A football exercise : specific to the football position
A trainer : Claude Puel
A sportsman : Teddy Riner
A club : RCS Strasbourg
A stade : Santiago Bernabeu