ACADEMY

We hold an U9-11s session on Wednesdays and an U12-16s session on Mondays. For players signed at professional club academies wanting extra training and for grassroots players aiming to get into professional club academies.

 
 

U9-11S FOUNDATION PHASE SESSIONS

  • Technical / Physical Warm Up

  • Duels

  • Conditioned Game

  • Scenarios

U12-16s YOUTH DEVELOPMENT SESSIONS

  • Technical / Physical Warm Up

  • Duels

  • Adapted Games / Practices

  • Conditioned Games / Phases of Play

  • Scenarios

WEEKLY PROGRAMME

  • In Possession

  • Out of Possession

  • Transition - Won Possession

  • Transition - Lost Possession

  • Games Night

  • Individual Night

  • Futsal

  • Self Organised Learning Night

 

TECHNICAL / TACTICAL

  • Decision Making

  • Techniques

  • Attacking Principles

  • Defending Principles

  • Team Role / Individual Role

  • Creativity / Anticipation

PSYCHOLOGICAL

  • Concentration

  • Commitment

  • Communication

  • Confidence

  • Control Emotions

GAMES PROGRAMME

Games every 4 weeks and a summer games programme against other academies, grassroots teams and pro clubs.

GOALKEEPER TRAINING

Goalkeeper specific training in isolation and incorporated into the main group session.

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING

30 minutes strength and conditioning and speed training at the beginning of every session with sports science coaches.

 

PHYSICAL

  • Speed

  • ABCs

  • Strength

  • Jumping

SOCIAL

  • Good Behaviour

  • Good Learner

  • Recognise Team Importance

  • Manage Relationships

  • Demonstrate Independence

When players reach the standard required they will be introduced to professional clubs within the North West.