Elite Pro-Experience

Unique. Integrated. Comprehensive

Experience the difference with West Ham United Foundation International Soccer Academy world-leading High-Performance and Player Development programmes!

West Ham United Foundation International Academy development programmes is recognised, by many, as the elite player development programme. The programmes incorporate the key ingredients that have produced successful Premiership, and international players, over the years.West Ham United Foundation International Academy & Player development programme is recognised,as the premier player development programme in the UK.

This programme is unique in providing in-depth training covering technical skills, tactical appreciation, psychology and physical training techniques.

The Coaching programme is delivered by their qualified UEFA coaches using the West Ham United Foundation school model. It takes place at West Ham United Stadium training complex,world class training facility in London. This programme is open to boys and girls and all levels.

BOYS’ HIGH PERFORMANCE PROGRAMME

Players can pursue to reach their highest potential, focused on technical, tactical, team preparation and performance analysis, mental development and injury prevention. Immerse yourself in a professional football environment with like-minded soccer enthusiasts and enhance your technical and match-play skills under the guidance of West Ham United Foundation Coaching team. At the same time as participating in rewarding training sessions, it is an opportunity to showcase your skills and demonstrate your passion and commitment for the game.

You will receive soccer training in an academy system widely-recognised as the best in the UK. You will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the professional environment of a premiership club, understand what it takes to become a professional player and experience the best, intensive training of your life!

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme is designed for players already playing at a high-level and aims to take participants to the next-level through training methods and techniques developed for the professional teams. Training covers all areas of technical skills, tactical skills, physical conditioning and psychological techniques to provide a comprehensive and rewarding programme. In addition to the use of the latest video analysis technology and training techniques, participants will have the opportunity to participate in our Pro-Experience seminars, delivered by West Ham United Foundation’s staff and covering areas including Scouting/Player identification, Nutrition and Physical Conditioning and other their specialist areas.

Candidates should apply for the Hi-Performance programme and will be selected based on proven ability. The programme aims to integrate the player into English football through a high performance technical training plan.For those participants aged 12 – 17 who want to focus on GOALKEEPING training, we offer specific training according to their level.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

English Programme plus Soccer: 16 hours of soccer training plus 15 hours of English classes per week. Our programme is accredited by British Council to guarantee the high- quality of service in English classes.

We offer this programme as both Residential or Day-Camp.

A WEEKLY PROGRAMME SCHEDULE INCLUDES

  • 5-days training at West Ham United Stadium training complex
  • 15 hours of English classes (if requested)
  • West Ham Foundation training kit
  • Full-board residential accommodation.
  • Evening activities every night for students
  • Excursion: first week, half-day to West Ham Stadium
  • Player ‘Meet & Greet’
  • Personal soccer assessment
  • Seminar and video analysis
  • Personal development plan
  • Excursion: second week, half-day to Wembley Stadium
  • Daily transfer by private coach to training facilities
  • 1 full-day (London Tour) for 2-week students
  • Free, supervised internet access
  • All students will receive their West Ham United Foundation certificate and a progress report from their coaches at West Ham Stadium in a player ́s closing ceremony

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Choices International ANNOUNCEMENT
Choice international, in exclusive partnership with West Ham United Foundation, is pleased to announce the formal opening of The International Academy of Football. West Ham United FC is one of the leading and most famous teams within the English Premier League and is widely-regarded   'The Academy of football' due to its proud history of developing world-class players within its Player Development Programme.  Among the many illustrious names to have emerged from the Academy are England World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore, Frank Lampard, Rio Ferdinand, current England international Declan Rice and club captain Mark Noble. The new International Academy of Football Programme presents international student-athletes with the opportunity to experience world-class training and match-play under the direction of the West Ham United Foundation coaching team. Importantly, The Academy programme provides the opportunity for student-athletes to measure themselves against the best, be seen by leading scouts, and at the same time, complete a first-class education. Our team provides support and guidance to help student-athletes maximise their success on the field; whilst providing opportunities for trying out for US Sports Scholarships and gaining professional coaching, scouting and referee qualifications. The programme incorporates a solid educational foundation and offers participants a range of qualifications; including university pathway programmes, Higher National Diplomas, A levels and BTEC Sports Management diplomas.  In addition, students may study SAT, TOEFL, IELTS or intensive English courses. The programme opens up a wide range of career opportunities; whether as a professional player or by pursuing an academic and/or Management role. Participants can choose to pursue ambitions as a professional player, coach, progress to a US university with a sports scholarship or receive a sports degree in England. This is an elite programme designed for student-athletes with the ambition and talent to succeed. For more information please contact us!