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HIGH PERFORMANCE CLINICS

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An intensive training experience

As the leading professional football player development institution in Europe, ICEF has designed an intensive program to promote the highest values of football and to develop players’ tactical, technical and physical skills.

ICEF’s training is based on the fundamentals of European excellence, following the world-renowned UEFA and FFF methodologies, using the best techniques, programs, and coaching approaches so that each player can reach the next level.

An intensive training experience

As the leading professional football player development institution in Europe, ICEF has designed an intensive program to promote the highest values of football and to develop players’ tactical, technical and physical skills.

ICEF’s training is based on the fundamentals of European excellence, following the world-renowned UEFA and FFF methodologies, using the best techniques, programs, and coaching approaches so that each player can reach the next level.

ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

ICEF’s Pro Weekly technical programs integrate the six fundamentals of professional football:

  • Mastery of technical skills
  • Pursuit of top performance
  • Commitment to physical preparation
  • Mental conditioning and leadership
  • Understanding and vision of the game
  • Smart and responsible injury prevention

ICEF’s Pro Weekly technical programs integrate the six fundamentals of professional football:

  • Mastery of technical skills
  • Pursuit of top performance
  • Commitment to physical preparation
  • Mental conditioning and leadership
  • Understanding and vision of the game
  • Smart and responsible injury prevention
ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe
ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

Campus

Located in Évian, France, easily accessible for the entire Haute-Savoie department, the cantons of Geneva and Vaud, the center covers an area of ​​2.43 ha in the heart of lush greenery. Designed to develop the potential of young talent, the center is made up of professional sports facilities and state-of-the-art equipment.

  • Complete weight room: cardio, weight training, recovery;
  • Spa: hydrotherapy and balneotherapy;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Individual and team statistics in real time;
  • Healthy and balanced menus prepared on site by French chefs.

Players choosing the boarding option will spend four nights at the center, Monday through Friday.

  • New fully equipped and redesigned spaces;
  • Shared double rooms;
  • Multicultural environment;
  • Multilingual staff;
  • Professional laundry service;
  • Security and surveillance 24/7;
  • Surveillance staff;
  • High speed Wi-Fi throughout the campus;
  • Air conditioning in shared spaces and bedrooms.

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TRAINING

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The staff

The High Performance Clinics are supervised by ICEF’s technical team. Holders of the highest official UEFA certifications, all coaches are youth development experts with extensive football experience and a solid knowledge of the professional football world, whether as players or coaches.

The ICEF team trains, supports and conditions the players, allowing them to confidently exceed their limits and reach a higher level of play, thanks to an intensive high level preparation.

ICEF International Center of European Football - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

The methodology taught during the ICEF High Performance Clinics is based on the fundamental principles of European excellence, allowing each player to improve their physical performance, develop a vision of the game and improve their tactical and technical skills.

The training and preparation themes offered to young people every week have been designed by the UEFA and FFF coaches of the International Center of European Football.

These programs have been designed to provide players with complete technical, tactical, physical and mental preparation in order to meet objectives specific to each level, to raise their level of play and improve their understanding of the game.

The objective of these High Performance Clinics offered by the International Center of European Football is therefore to make each participant discover the environment of a professional center while highlighting an effective and innovative game that allows the player to flourish in his quest for performance. The participants of the High Performance Clinics will not only benefit from world-class infrastructures, but also from the experience of the football professionals involved such as physical and mental trainers, physiotherapists, cooks and staff dedicated to the well-being of the participants.

The key themes of preparation

The key themes addressed during the High Performance Clinics focus on player development. The training sessions are adapted according to the level as well as the position, with a field player training program and a goalkeeper training program.

  • Ball driving
  • Ball Control
  • Passes
  • Chain speed
  • Body orientation
  • Dribbling and finishing

  • Stress management
  • Resistance to effort
  • Resistance to stress
  • Frustration management
  • Pursuit of excellence

  • Power work
  • Repeating efforts
  • Resistance to effort
  • Speed ​​work

  • Tactical study and analysis of professional games videos

  • Ball catch
  • Diving
  • Aerial game
  • Recovery technique
  • Positioning in the goal
  • Stopped and free kick

TIMETABLE

Monday

8 a.m.
Players Welcome
8 a.m.
9 a.m.
Introductory meeting of the clinics, the program and the center
9 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
Field training
9:30 a.m.
12 p.m.
Lunch
12 p.m.
1 p.m.
Nap / recovery time
1 p.m.
2 p.m.
Extra sports / fun activities
2 p.m.
3.30 p.m.
Field training
3.30 p.m.
6 p.m.
Medical care and extra sports / fun activities
6 p.m.
7 p.m.
Dinner
7 p.m.
8:30 p.m.
Return to calm, assessment of the day, individual interview
8:30 p.m.
10 p.m.
Curfew
10 p.m.

Tuesday – Thursday

8 a.m.
Breakfast
8 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
Classroom and field training
9:30 a.m.
12 p.m.
Lunch
12 p.m.
1 p.m.
Nap / recovery time
1 p.m.
2 p.m.
Indoor video analysis session
2 p.m.
3.30 p.m.
Field training
3.30 p.m.
6 p.m.
Medical care and extra sports / fun activities
6 p.m.
7 p.m.
Dinner
7 p.m.
8:30 p.m.
Return to calm, assessment of the day, individual interview
8:30 p.m.
10 p.m.
Curfew
10 p.m.

Friday

8 a.m.
Breakfast
8 a.m.
9:30 a.m.
Classroom and field training
9:30 a.m.
12 p.m.
Lunch
12 p.m.
1 p.m.
Nap / recovery time
1 p.m.
2 p.m.
End of clinic tournament
2 p.m.
3.30 p.m.
Closing ceremony and return to family
3.30 p.m.

* Timetable and activities subject to change

DATES

 

 The camps are open to players (boys) from U13 to U19 and will be held in mid-July. *

Week 1: Sunday July 3 – Friday July 8, 2022

Week 2: Sunday July 10 – Friday July 15, 2022

Week 3: Sunday July 17 – Friday July 22, 2022

Week 4: Sunday July 24 – Friday July 29, 2022

* Dates subject to modification, postponement or cancellation according to government directives concerning the health crisis. If the booked clinic week is changed, ICEF offers two options: postponement to another week or cancellation subject to a full refund.

 
 

The 2021 ICEF High Performance Clinics are at full capacity

Thank you for your trust and your interest! Our High Performance Clinics are already at full capacity, but please feel free to submit your information in case of any cancelations or if you wish to receive information about an upcoming experience at the center.

PRICING

1 WEEK

1,250
High performance training
4 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner)
4 nights at the center (Monday – Friday)
Daily soccer gear cleaning

2 WEEKS

2,500
High performance training
4 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner)
11 nights at the center
Daily soccer gear cleaning
Weekend activities

PRICING

INCLUDING BOARDING ACCOMMODATION

1250per week
High performance training
4 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner)
4 nights at the center (Monday – Friday)
Daily soccer gear cleaning

WITHOUT BOARDING ACCOMMODATION

625per week
High performance training
2 meals a day (lunch and snack)

Transportation costs (to and from) the International Center of European Football not included. A shuttle can be chartered for trips to and from Geneva International Airport or the Evian-les-Bains train station.