Specialist Services

Get results with our comprehensive specialist services

The services of our training center include various testing and laboratory services, performance analysis and consulting services, specialist services of coaches, but also nutrition and mental coaching.

The best coaching expertise in Finland on your hands

We have the best and highest quality coahcing expertise in Finland and we utilize it effectively and versatility. In addition to sports coaches, there are many experts on your hands in Santasport Olympic Training Center.

Our training center follows the special training task given by the Finnish Olympic Committee, acting as a developer of physical and skill coaching at the national level. At Santasport, physical and skill coaching is provided to a wide range of athletes in different levels, from beginners to national team-level athletes.

  • Mental Coaching

    We are regularly used to coach and develop the physical side until the top but we forget the mind, which leads our body. Without coaching the mind, we will never get to repossess our potential.

    Mental Coaching helps you to develop your own mind so that you can measure your potential out.

    By Mental Coaching you can i.a. increase the self-knowledge, strengthen the self-esteem, increase the motivation to sports, learn the life skills and practice the self-control skills.

    We provide Mental Coaching services customedly for individual athletes, teams, coaches and parents of athletes.

  • Nutrition Coaching

    Nutrition is one of the most important thing concerning the development as an athlete, and diet is an important tool to make effective, safe and productive training possible. Sufficient, quality and versatile, wisely formed and timed eating plays a key role not only for having energy in trainings and recovering but also for staying healthy.

    Nutrition Coaching focuses particularly on athlete’s everyday dining and finding related nutritional solutions. However, the biggest meaning to athlete’s performance in terms of nutrition is daily, recurring choices. When you are eating well enough and you can find flexibility and relaxation in your meals, the nutrition will support the journey towards becoming a top athlete.

    We provide Nutrition Coaching customedly for individual athletes, teams, coaches and parents of athletes.

  • Physical and Skill Coaching

    Physical and Skill Coaching can be understood as versatile general skills training, the purpose of which varies according to the needs of the target group or the individual. Physical and Skills training aims to develop the various qualities of an athlete in a variety of ways.

    At Santasport, Physical and Skill Coaching is provided to a wide range of athletes in different levels, from beginners to national team-level athletes.

    Taitoc Skill Coach courses

    Santasport organizes Skill Coach courses based on the Taitoc Skill Training System. The courses are suitable for anyone who works as a coach for children and young people. More information about the education packages can be found on the website of the Taitoc Coaching Concept.

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Eero Hietanen

Head of Training Center

eero.hietanen@santasport.fi

Tel. +358 40 502 0124

Nutrition Coaching


Jutta Alanne

Sports Nutrition Specialist

jutta.alanne@santasport.fi

Tel. +358 40 480 4752

Physical and Skill Coaching


Veli-Matti Pätsi

Physical and Skills Coach

veli-matti.patsi@santasport.fi

Tel. +358 40 480 2580

Mental Coaching


Joona Vazana

Mental Coaching Specialist

joona.vazana@santasport.fi

Tel. +358 50 328 9215

Physical and Skill Coaching


Jani Pasula

Physical and Skills Coach

jani.pasula@santasport.fi

Tel. +358 40 665 6629