Chelsea FC Foundation High-Performance Week

Under the direction of the Chelsea Foundation Academy coaching team, the Chelsea High-Performance week is an opportunity for you to experience the training methods of a leading soccer club.

All participants will be granted scholarships for Choices Academic Football Academic Year programme and a place on Choices Football Showcase week.

Technical sessions are led by the Academy coaches and apply the same rigorous standards applied to the professional teams. They are designed to highlight areas for development and enable each player to develop to the best of their ability. Programmes typically cover skills in areas including:

  • Passing & receiving laying under pressure
  • Reactive movement off the ball.
  • Defending when Balanced & when Unbalanced
  • Defending 1 v1
  • Defending 2 v 2
  • Psychological Testing possession
  • Decision making in the final third
  • Combination play in and around the box
  • Support play
  • Small sided , conditioned games 4 v 4 , 6 v 6 , 8 v 8
  • Crossing & finishing
  • Playing through the middle third
  • Creating scoring opportunities

This is a great coaching experience for players looking for an insight into the needs and demands of the professional game; whilst providing an opportunity to showcase your talents in a world-class soccer environment.

You will receive a coaching programme based around our Club’s philosophy. We aim to develop every player to their maximum potential and offer coaching in all aspects of the game; promoting Discipline, Team work, Respect, Communication, Professionalism and Empathy.


This programme is aimed at advanced players who may be currently playing for a club and are already highly skilled.


Accommodation is at the prestigious Roehampton university Residence.


  • Training at Chelsea FC Facilities (Cobham) very own world-class training facility (20 hours soccer training )
  • Full-board residential accommodation.
  • Evening activities.
  • 1 half-day (visit to Chelsea FC Stadium)
  • Free, supervised internet access.
  • Closing presentation & certificate award.


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