These online and face-to-face courses of Russian language cover a range of useful topics for overseas footballers including pre-match briefing sessions, post-match press conferences, instructions during training, half-time pep talks, press interviews, socializing with fellow players and other. The training is specifically designed to help overseas footballers integrate into their new teams to the best possible extent and become accustomed to their new location and culture.


Sergey Byrdin is a communicative and methodical Russian language trainer with a practical and ‘hands-on’ approach. As he was born and grew up in Russia, Russian is a native language to him. He has earned the Diploma in the Methods of Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language at Moscow M.V. Lomonosov State University, and obtained two degrees (B.A., M.A.) from the University of Manchester. With more than 12 years of teaching experience he has been committed to his students and personal development as a second language educator and counsellor.


To find out more, please, contact the trainer by using the form below.