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Overview

Dates

The 2022 Pro High-Performance Summer Clinics were a great success.

We will inform you of the next dates shortly.

To learn more about the next window of registrations for the upcoming camps, sign up to the waiting list.

Dates

Registration is open to players (boys) between 2005 and 2012.

Possibility for players to attend multiple weeks .

WEEK 1

Sunday July 2nd – Friday July 7th, 2023
(Day camp starts on July 3rd)

WEEK 2

Sunday July 9th – Friday July 14th, 2023
(Day camp starts on July 10th)

WEEK 3

Sunday July 16th – Friday July 21st, 2023
(Day camp starts on July 17th)

WEEK 4

Sunday July 23rd – Friday July 28th, 2023
(Day camp starts on July 24th)

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

The ICEF Europe Campus

Located in Évian, France, and easily accessible from the entire Haute-Savoie department, the cantons of Geneva and Vaud, the center covers an area of ​​2.43 ha encircled by lush greenery. Designed to fulfill the potential of young talents, the center provides professional athletes with high-end sports facilities and state-of-the-art equipment.

The Location | ICEF | International Center of European Football | Evian - Boarding soccer academy in Europe

  • Full gym: cardio, weight training, recovery;
  • Spa: hydrotherapy and balneotherapy;
  • Physical therapy;
  • Individual and team statistics in real time;
  • Healthy and balanced menus prepared on site by French chefs.
  • Video analysis rooms
  • Highest ranked UEFA technical staff

  • Fully equipped brand-new spaces
  • Shared double rooms cleaned daily;
  • Multicultural environment;
  • Multilingual staff;
  • Professional laundry service;
  • Security and surveillance 24/7;
  • Housing supervisor;
  • High speed Wi-Fi throughout the campus;
  • Air conditioned shared spaces and bedrooms.

Excellence of European Football

By following intensive and internationally recognized programs based on the excellence of the European methodology, participants are challenged to level up their physical, tactical, and technical skills, while also developing their understanding and vision of the game to boost their performance in every possible match scenario.

The ICEF 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

The training and preparation programs offered to the young players every week are designed by UEFA and FFF licensed coaches of the International Center of European Football.

These programs provide players with complete technical, tactical, physical, and mental preparation to meet standards specific to each level, to raise their level of play and to improve their overall understanding of the game.

The High-Performance Clinics offered by the International Center of European Football expose each participant to the environment of a professional center, with a strong emphasis on an effective and innovative style allowing the player to upgrade their performance. Participants in the High-Performance Clinics will benefit from world-class infrastructures and invaluable experience from a full team of experts and specialists.

The ICEF 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

The training and preparation programs offered to the young players every week are designed by UEFA and FFF licensed coaches of the International Center of European Football.

These programs provide players with complete technical, tactical, physical, and mental preparation to meet standards specific to each level, to raise their level of play and to improve their overall understanding of the game.

The High-Performance Clinics offered by the International Center of European Football expose each participant to the environment of a professional center, with a strong emphasis on an effective and innovative style allowing the player to upgrade their performance. Participants in the High-Performance Clinics will benefit from world-class infrastructures and invaluable experience from a full team of experts and specialists.

Highly experienced and professional staff ​

Participants in the ICEF Summer Camps receive a complete introduction to the world of professional football including mental, physical, technical, and tactical preparation supervised by the highest ranked UEFA licensed coaching staff. They also interact with all kinds of sports professionals such as:

  • Technical directors
  • Strength and conditioning coaches
  • Mental expert and football psychologist
  • Professional players and coaches

The ICEF team trains, supports, and conditions the players with dedication. Thanks to an intensive high-level preparation, go beyond their limits and reach a higher level of play.

Highly experienced and professional staff ​

Participants in the ICEF Summer Camps receive a complete introduction to the world of professional football including mental, physical, technical, and tactical

preparation supervised by the highest ranked UEFA licensed coaching staff. They also interact with all kinds of sports professionals such as:

  • Technical directors
  • Strength and conditioning coaches
  • Mental expert and football psychologist
  • Professional players and coaches

The ICEF team trains, supports, and conditions the players with dedication. Thanks to an intensive high-level preparation, go beyond their limits and reach a higher level of play,

Julien B. - The ICEF Europe Technical Director

UEFA A License - Master's degree in Sports Management

Julien supervises the whole program, staff, and Pro guests to provide the ultimate football experience for participants coming from all over the world dedicated to taking their game to the next level.

Matthieu R.

Mental Performance Expert and Football Psychologist at the ICEF Europe and Thonon Evian Grand Geneve FC

Former Sport Psychologist at Paris Saint-Germain FC

Scout at Chelsea FC

Mathieu conducts group sessions with participants to develop their mental preparation and assist them in becoming more confident, overcoming their weaknesses, and optimizing their progress.

Frederic S.

Physical Conditioning Coach at the ICEF Europe

Frederic has the highest licenses in physical conditioning and a proven record in overseeing professional football players development. He works individually with every participant to improve their performance, recovery and reduce injuries.

Complete Training Programs ​​

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

  • Formation implementation
  • Offensive & defensive transitions
  • Position-specific training sessions
  • Set pieces

  • Tactical study of professional teams
  • Creation of highlight videos
  • Video analysis (Training session preparation)

  • Small-sided games
  • Internal tournament

  • Defending disadvantage drills & small-sided games
  • Rondo
  • Execution of offensive & defensive plays
  • Specific technical skills: passing, dribbling, finishing

  • Catching balls
  • Diving
  • Aerial situations
  • Recovery techniques
  • Positioning
  • Dead ball and free kicks

  • Mental conditioning featuring professional sport psychologist
  • Career in football (featuring professional players, clubs scouts and technical football experts)
  • Invisible training (nutrition/hydration, injury prevention, recovery)
  • Highlight video creation and edition

EXCLUSIVE

High-Performance Clinics participants receive a professional screening and assessment to be selected for the 10-month Pro Residency Academy.

Typical Timetable

Monday – Thursday

8:30 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
9 am
Training + Video Analysis
9 am
12 pm
Shower + Team meeting with the Coach
12 pm
12:30 pm
Lunch
12:30 pm
1:30 pm
Recovery time / Physical therapy
1:30 pm
2:30 pm
Pro Football Conferences
2:30 pm
3:30 pm
Training
3:30 pm
5 pm
End of Day camp - Water Sports / Team Building Activities
5 pm
7:00 pm
Shower
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
Dinner
7:30 pm
8:30 pm
Fun activities and Excursions
8:30 pm
10:30 pm
Curfew
10:30 pm

Friday

8:30 am
Breakfast
8:30 am
9 am
Mental Preparation / Physical Therapy
9 am
10:00 am
Internal tournament
10:00 am
1 pm
Shower + Team meeting with the Coach
1 pm
1:30 pm
Lunch
1:30 pm
2:30 pm
Internal Tournament Finals
2:30 pm
4 pm
Awards Ceremony
4 pm
5 pm
End of Day camp - Hydrotherapy / Sauna / Stretching
5 pm
7 pm
Shower
7 pm
7:30 pm
Dinner
7:30 pm
8:30 pm
Night out
8:30 pm
10:30 p.m.
Curfew
10:30 p.m.

Saturday

9:30 am
Breakfast
9:30 am
10 am
Gym + Training
10 am
12:00 am
Shower + Team meeting with the Coach
12:00 am
1 pm
Lunch
1 pm
2 pm
Hiking in the Alps
2 pm
7:00 pm
Shower
7:00 pm
7:30 pm
Barbecue
7:30 pm
8:00 pm
Fun activities
8:00 pm
10:30 pm
Curfew
10:30 pm

Sunday

10 am
Brunch
10 am
11:30 am
Training
11:30 am
12:30 pm
Shower
12:30 pm
1 pm
Lunch
1 pm
2 pm
Waterpark
2 pm
6:30 pm
Meeting with following week's players
6:30 pm
7:30 pm
Dinner
7:30 pm
8:30 pm
Epic game viewing
8:30 pm
10:30 p.m.
Curfew
10:30 p.m.

* Timetable and activities subject to change

Leisure and Excursions

The ICEF Europe features a team of staff fully dedicated to organizing the activities each week. All the activities organized are integrated into the player’s schedules, tailored to their age, and designed to foster individual and collective growth.

  • Waterpark
  • Sightseeing through the city of Evian-les-Bains
  • Sightseeing through the city of Thonon-les-Bains
  • PlayStation FIFA contest
  • Fun team building activities (paddleboard, water sports)
  • Movie nights in the theater room
  • Hiking in the Alps (Les Gets Ski Resort)

Activities during the High-Performance Clinics are included only for players having boarding accommodation.

Activities may be subject to change.

  • Waterpark
  • Sightseeing through the city of Evian-les-Bains
  • Sightseeing through the city of Thonon-les-Bains
  • PlayStation FIFA contest
  • Fun team building activities (paddleboard, water sports)
  • Movie nights in the theater room
  • Night showing of Champions League and classic football games
  • Hiking in the Alps (Les Gets Ski Resort)

Activities during the High-Performance Clinics are included only for players having boarding accommodation. Activities may be subject to change.

PRICING

2 options are offered: with accommodation or half board.

Dates and prices will be announced soon.

INCLUDING BOARDING ACCOMMODATION

High performance training
4 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner)
Boarding in double bedrooms with A/C
Pro conferences
Individual testing and reports
Internal tournament
Nike uniform kit and daily soccer gear cleaning
Activities and leisure

WITHOUT BOARDING ACCOMMODATION (9am-5pm)

High performance training
2 meals a day (lunch and snack)
Pro conferences
Individual testing and reports
Internal tournament
Nike uniform kit and daily soccer gear cleaning

PRICING

INCLUDING BOARDING ACCOMMODATION

5 nights (1 week): 1,750 EUR
12 nights (2 weeks): 3,500 EUR
19 nights (3 weeks): 5,250 EUR
26 nights (4 weeks): 7,000 EUR

High performance training
4 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner)
Boarding in double bedrooms with A/C
Pro conferences
Individual testing and reports
Internal tournament
Nike uniform kit and daily soccer gear cleaning
Activities and leisure

WITHOUT BOARDING ACCOMMODATION (9am-5pm)

875 EUR per week

High performance training
2 meals a day (lunch and snack)
Pro conferences
Individual testing and reports
Internal tournament
Nike uniform kit and daily soccer gear cleaning

MEALS

  • Healthy and balanced lunches and snacks

FOOTBALL

  • Tactical and technical training conducted by licensed UEFA / FFF technical staff (over 25 hours/ week)
  • Strengthening, physical therapy, and conditioning sessions
  • Professional assessments
  • Individual and group reviews with coaches
  • Small-sided games and internal tournament
  • Video recorded game

EQUIPMENT

  • Nike ICEF Camps uniform kit (2 shorts, 2  jerseys, 2 socks, add. polo for 2+ weeks)
  • Professional soccer equipment
  • Bedding and bath towels
  • Uniform laundry service after each training & game

PRO CONFERENCES

  • Mental conditioning conference with a professional sports psychologist
  • Career in football featuring professional players, club scouts, and football experts
  • Invisible training (nutrition/hydration, injury prevention, recovery)
  • Highlight video creation

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

  • State-of-the-art professional football campus with access to:
    • Fitness gym (strength & cardio)
    • Physical therapy
    • Spa (hot/cold bath, sauna)

Restrictions apply depending on age and current rules

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Welcome and award ceremonies
  • Individual and group pictures

Private transportation to/from Geneva International Airport: 100 EUR (price may be lower for multiple passengers)
Transportation is complimentary from Evian / Thonon Train or boat station.

To learn more about the next window of registrations for the upcoming camps, sign up to the waiting list.