West Ham United International Soccer Academy

Enjoy the soccer experience of a lifetime with our Elite Pro- Experience! Train at West Ham United Foundation International Academy and experience the professional- training methods that have made elite players worldwide.

With the Choices Day Camp Programme participants will have a chance to build self- confidence and to participate in team building activities. We want to ensure students enjoy theirsummerstaywith us andtolearnusefulskillsforthe future.Wecreateawarm,funand safe environment for players, within excellent facilities.

WHAT IS YOUR LEVEL OF SOCCER?

Day camp participants can choose between different options:

  • High performance: For participants who are playing for a club or are highly skilled. Players can pursue the highest potential, focused on technical, tactical, team preparation and performance analysis plus injury prevention.
  • English Course plus Soccer: 15 hours of soccer training plus 12 hours of English classes per week.
  • Development Programme: designed to involve participants to practice and learn all footballing abilities.
  • Goalkeeping Programme: specialised position training with unique drills & coaching insight. This programme is only available in July from 3rd July to 21st July
  • This programme runs from Monday to Friday.

Our programme is accredited by British Council to guarantee the high quality of service in English classes.

Language tuition uses a fun, participative approach to learning and emphasises spoken language skills within a soccer context. Students receive 12 hours of English lessons per week, in classes of a maximum size of 15 students. Students are tested on arrival, and placed with other students of approximately the same level.

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. During the course participants will have visits from a professional or youth Academy player from West Ham United who will share their expertise & knowledge of the professional sports world. A personal soccer assessment will be given at the end of the programme.

ENGLISH CLASSES

Do you love football and want to learn English? Then this is the course for you! This course has been developed to help young learners develop their language skills through a programme with a strong football theme and aimed at those children with a passion for the sport. As such, You will enjoy interactive activities, such as watching videos, playing games, completing quizzes, and chatting with other learners.. The programme incorporates many resources with a football theme ; including games, stories, and role-plays. We aim to encourage creativity and critical thinking, as well as increasing a child’s vocabulary and reading and writing ability.
During the programme, you will learn new words and phrases related to football, such as players, positions, rules, and tactics. You will also practice your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills through interactive activities, such as reading stories, writing reports, listening to podcasts, and speaking with native speakers. At the same time, you will also learn about the culture and history of football, famous teams, players, and tournaments. By the end of this course, you will be able to talk about your favorite sport in English with confidence and enthusiasm. This course is taught by qualified teachers, who use the latest methods and materials in language teaching.

This course is designed for children aged 10 to 17 who want to improve their English skills while enjoying their favourite sport. So what are you waiting for? Join this course and start learning English through football!

 

A WEEKLY PROGRAMME SCHEDULE INCLUDES

  • 5-days training at West Ham United training complex
  • 12 hours of English classes (if requested)
  • West Ham Foundation training kit
  • 1 half-day West Ham Stadium Tour
  • Player ‘Meet & Greet’
  • Personal soccer assessment
  • Seminar and video analysis
  • Personal development plan
  • Excursion: 2 half-day to Wembley Stadium
  • Daily transfer to training facilities by coach
  • 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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