Suitable for 14 - 17 year olds (GKs and Outfield Players)
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University of Nottingham (New Year) 3RD - 5TH JANUARY 2024 Update 29 Dec 2023: We have now opened a waiting list for this residential. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join us and we will do our best to make this possible.
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Price includes full board from each day for residents and lunch only for non-residents on all days.
Depending on the accommodation, parents will be asked if there is another player their own child would like to request to be roomed with or next to. We send out a data capture form roughly 6 weeks before the residential to request this information. For bookings made within 6 weeks of the residential starting, please note that rooming is done on a first come basis.
Outdoor Pitch Contents - The camps are designed to improve players’ technical skill and tactical understanding through a mixture of game play and drills. We use our own technical lab where players will have their technical ability assessed against four predetermined skills.
The Elite Residential Camps will also incorporate 11v11 game play.
Position Specific Drills for GK, defenders, midfielders (incl. screens) and forwards - improving players knowledge and effectiveness in their positions.
Team management in deep defence
Different options for combating penalty corner attack routines
Mastering Talent Academy defence vs Talent Academy attack
Effective shuffle strategies
2nd phase saves
Outletting with a Back 3, Back 4 and Back 5
Developing passing techniques to enable players to play short and long passes both on the floor and on the air.
How to play screens effectively
Options when playing a diamond through midfield
Understanding different presses
Roles and responsibilities when possession is in the final third
Up to two presentations will be delivered throughout the three days. These may include the following titles:
Tactical considerations for the 11 a side format of the game
How to execute penalty shuffles effectively
Transition out of possession
Transition into possession
Penalty corner attack & defence
We have developed a range of quantifiable tests that allow us to produce meaningful results which can then be developed over a period of time. On the Elite camp we will measure;
Sprint scores for 5m, 10m and 30m with and without the ball
Speed of ball carry
Passing and receiving in a given period of time
Development Plans & Hudl Accounts
From 4 - 6 weeks after the camp players will be given a development plan highlighting an area of growth from the coaches’ observation throughout the three days. In addition to this, a clip of each player will be loaded onto hudl and annotated so they have reference points to review.