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.

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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: 16 hours of soccer training plus 15 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 4th July to 16th 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 15 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.

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
  • 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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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!