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“Without a technical foundation the player will never emerge”

– Stephen Common Co Founder –

The Academy is based around key development cornerstones, similar to that of pro club academy’s which include a progressive programme of:

Ball Mastery

Passing & Receiving

1 V 1’s and 2 v 2’s

The development programme ensures each player works with a ball at the correct tempo and level to maximum the opportunity to improve their technical excellence.

The FA Four Corner Model

Technical

We aim to develop technically excellent players with the skills and attributes to excel in all levels of football. Players will develop the ability to create, score and prevent goals through excellence in: • Receiving skills • Turning skills • Travelling with the ball • Passing over varying distances • Attacking and defending skills • Finishing Skills

Social

We aim to develop players who display outstanding social skills across the following areas: • Behavior • Reflection • Teamwork • Relationships • Accountability • Responsibility • Independence
Please note: some of the attributes listed above may not be applicable to individual impairment specific versions of the game.

Physical

We aim to develop future Durham players who possess outstanding physical and athletic skills in the following areas: • Agility, balance, coordination • Speed/Speed endurance • Flexibility • Power • Strength • Nutrition and lifestyle • Physical resilience • Recovery

Pyschological

We aim to develop players with the psychological skills and strategies to shape a winning culture and mentality. The player will develop arrange of attributes including: • Confidence • Creativity • Concentration • Communication • Control • Commitment

Bedlington High School

Pre
Academy

Boys & Girls
4 to 8 years
5 - 6 pm
Every Friday

Girls
Academy

9 to 12 years
5 - 6 pm
Every Friday

Boys
Academy

9 to 12 years
6 - 7 pm
Every Friday

Goalkeepers Academy

9 to 12 years
7 - 8 pm
Every Friday

Fitness Academy

13 to 16 years
7 - 8 pm
Every Friday

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