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Nike Football Camps with Chelsea FC Foundation: Best UK Soccer Camp

This 2021, Live the Chelsea Life! Residential one-week or two-week Soccer camps in England

This residential UK summer soccer camp in England operated by Chelsea FC Foundation is unique among international soccer camps in providing in-depth training covering technical skills, tactical appreciation, psychology and physical training techniques. Players will be coached by Chelsea FC Foundation in a training program inspired by the Soccer Academy curriculum at 5-time English Premier League champions Chelsea Football Club. Players can either focus on their football training on the Total Football program or improve their English language skills alongside their football on the Football + English camp.

Players experience the best of Chelsea FC with a full day at their Cobham Training Centre including coaching, games and a fascinating insight into the club’s support teams. Chelsea Soccer Summer camps conclude with a trip to Stamford Bridge, Chelsea’s home ground, for a tour of the museum and stadium.

 

Chelsea FC Club Background

Founded in 1905, Chelsea Football Club play in the English Premier League and have spent most of their history in the top tier of English football. Based in London, their home is the 41,837-seat Stamford Bridge stadium, where they have played since their establishment.

Chelsea FC has become one of the most successful clubs with their first major success in 1955 when they won the league championship, and won various cup competitions during the 1960s, 1970s, 1990s and 2000s. Overall, Chelsea FC has won 6 league titles, 8 FA Cups, 5 League Cups and 4 FA Community Shields.

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Chelsea FC Foundation Soccer Schools Training Philosophy & Development Model

The coaching curriculum is designed and delivered by Chelsea FC Foundation, one of the world’s leading football, education and community programs. Chelsea Football Academy Spring and Summer Camps provide an insight into life as a young player at Chelsea FC and are tailored to challenge players at their age and ability level. All players get to experience a training day at Chelsea’s Cobham Training Centre where the Academy and First Team train, giving a real taste of life as a Chelsea FC professional.

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2021 Chelsea Soccer Summer Camp Options in UK

 

JUNIOR CAMP (AGED 9-12 YEARS)

ON THE PITCH

This football camp with Chelsea FC is open to players of all levels. Young players learn to master the skills and techniques needed for each position in a fun and engaging environment. The curriculum focuses on Chelsea’s fast, attacking style of football and each day is themed on a different Chelsea First Team player. Coaches support player development with challenges, drills and games where players can experience progress.

OFF THE PITCH

Young players consider football off the pitch, looking at the qualities of players in Chelsea’s first team. Discussions, games and workshops on team tactics, nutrition and mental preparation introduce players to life as a Chelsea professional in an accessible and interesting way.

 

SENIOR CAMP (AGED 12-17 YEARS)

ON THE PITCH

Senior football players should expect high-intensity training that challenges their understanding of tactics for every position on the field. Players improve through a combination of coaching, skills challenges and small-sided games. Tailoring the training to the players’ individual level, coaches encourage self-reflection and analysis to identify strengths and areas for improvement

OFF THE PITCH

The senior football camp gives players a realistic insight into life as a Chelsea player. Workshops look at the lifestyle choices of young players and focus on professional approaches to training and games, including physical and psychological preparation. Players learn constructive self-evaluation, which forms part of their individual coaching report.

 

Nike girls Football camps UK: summer 2021 (AGED 12-17 YEARS)

Players will be coached by Chelsea FC Foundation in a training programme inspired by the Girls’ Centre of Excellence curriculum at Chelsea FC Women, 2020 Super League champions. Alongside their football training, players can choose to improve their English language skills with a dedicated team of professional English teachers.

"At Chelsea we try to produce the best young players to perform at the highest level within the women’s game. The Nike Football Camps with the Chelsea FC Foundation are a great chance for young female players from around the world to experience this approach to player development. We look forward to seeing you in the UK in 2021.”
Emma Hayes | Chelsea FC Women Manager

 

Goalkeeping Training at Chelsea FC Camps

For those participants aged 12 – 17, both boys and girls, who wish to focus on goalkeeping training, specialist goalkeeper coaches focus on specific goalkeeping skills in one technical session each day. Goalkeeper specific soccer training focuses on technical skills such as handling, footwork and distribution which can be overlooked when only training with a team. The goalkeeping trainings are specialized and work in small groups to enhance development therefore players’ fitness levels should be good in order to take part in this program.

Goalkeepers join outfield players for other sessions to further understand gameplay situations.

 

Football + English Camps *

12-13 HOURS A WEEK OF CLASSROOM-BASED LESSONS

"Students enjoy sharing their different cultures on the camp. Chelsea FC summer camp had over 70 nationalities in 2019. Players bring their experiences from home and communicate these using English as the common language. They learn in a fun classroom environment then practice throughout the rest of their time on camp" Edwina Laycock, Director of Studies.

The English curriculum is based on the CLIL approach used in top schools worldwide and is designed to enhance students’ use of English in sport and the wider world. Teachers live on-site and all our staff create an immersive English environment by ensuring students communicate in English throughout the summer soccer camp.

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Chelsea FC Summer Camp Excursions

Although most of the days are filled with multiple training sessions, some free time is given to the participants to take in some local sights such as:

Chelsea FC Training Centre

Players spend the day training with their coaches at Chelsea FC's Training Centre in Cobham. The trip is enhanced with workshops, and question and answer sessions.
(every week – all camps)

Stamford Bridge

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*Round trip airfare not included.
*Additional spending money required.
*Dates may be subject to modification
*Day camp registration/check-in is on Sunday (day prior to Monday camp start date).
*Residential Accommodation Deposit of 100 £ paid upon arrival in cash 
*Transfer fees are non-refundable once purchased
*Flight information must be provided at least 25 days prior to arrival
*Medical insurance is mandatory

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VISA
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TESTIMONIALS
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MEDICAL INSURANCE
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PLAYER LICENSES