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GIRLS ACADEMY PROGRAM

Award winning Football Academy supporting the evolving profile of Girls Football in Dubai. Our Girls Academy Programme is for beginners and aspiring players fronted by experienced UEFA license coaches. A proven track record of helping your child from middle school to the pros reach their true potential on and off the field. Suitable for ages 7 to 14, we ensure a fun and engaging program for your kids.

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Program Membership Benefits
  • Award Winning Program: 2 Sessions Every Week
  • Trained by UEFA and FIFA licensed coaches
  • Weekend Fun Game Days every Saturday
  • ESMFA Kit Provided
  • Analysis: Monthly Player Assessment Passport
  • Discount on Master Classes & Seasonal Football Camps
  • Discount at Holiday Camps from ESM Holiday Camps
  • Discount & Priority Bookings for International Tour Package

TECHNICAL SKILL DEVELOPEMENT

The progressive football program builds on individual skill work by incorporating team tactics with attacking emphasis on speed of play (mental, physical and technical), building up through thirds of the field, changing point of attack and counters

INDIVIDUAL TACTICS

Learn the foundational elements of strong technical skill in girls, including turning, shielding, dribbling with speed, passing with both feet, receiving with different body parts, shooting, crossing, heading and goalkeeper handling/positioning

TEAM TACTICS

Incorporate individual drill work into small sided games to expand skill in combination play, movement, tackling, finishing and shot-stopping/distribution for goalkeepers

How your child will improve 
Position Specific
  • Clearing space
  • Sending players through
  • Shutting down an opponent
  • Using angles
Competitive
  • Speed of play
  • Build-ups
  • Changing point of attack
  • Team shape
  • Applying pressure
Technical
  • Dribbling/ball control
  • Passing
  • Receiving
  • Shooting/striking
  • Heading
Tactical

Understand the dynamics of play through numbers. 1v1, 2v2 and up to 11v11 drills focusing on attacking. defending and ball movement

Performance
  • Maximize speed and agility
  • Build power
  • Increase endurance and aerobic capacity
  • Reduce chance of injury
Mindset
  • Pre-match routines
  • Preparation
  • Manage emotions
  • Address adversity

FAQs

WHAT AREAS OF MY CHILDS GAME WILL THE PROGRAMS WORK ON?

 

  • Football Skills Development: Dribbling, Passing and receiving, Shooting, Turning & understanding the game
  • Physical Development: Motor skills, Coordination, Balance & Fitness(Speed/Agility/Stamina)
  • Social Skills: Self-confidence, Self-esteem & Respect
  • Technical: Dribbling/ball control, passing, receiving, shooting/striking and heading.
  • Position-specific: Master the unique skill needed at different position of the field. Making runs, clearing space, sending players through, shutting down an opponent and using angles.
  • Tactical: Understand the dynamics of play through numbers. 1v1, 2v2 and up to 11v11 drills including attacking, defending and ball movement.
  • Performance: Maximize speed and agility, build power, increase endurance, aerobic capacity and reduce the chance of injury.
  • Competition: Speed of play, build-ups, changing point of attack, team shape, applying pressure.
  • Mindset: Pre-match routines, preparation, manage emotions and address adversity.

WHAT DOES A TYPICAL PROGRAM SESSION LOOK LIKE?

  • Warm Up
  • Instructional Session:  Session ensuring a lot of touches for each kid
  • One Technical Drill: Focusing on one of our core topics (Dribbling/Passing and Receiving/ Shooting/ Turning) Unopposed or with opposition
  • Team Analysis or Tournament Preparation
  • Game time: Small sided matches to implement session learnings

WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD BRING TO A SESSION?

  • Full Football Kit - Provided by ESM Football
  • Football shoes
  • Shin pads
  • Water bottle

HOW MANY PLAYERS ATTEND ACADEMY SESSIONS?

The number of players varies by venue and time of year. Whenever your child come or whatever sport you play, you will always receive small-group training from expert coaches with ultra-personalized instruction available through our support programs. Please contact us for more detail based on when you are considering attending a session.

HOW MUCH DOES THE PROGRAM COST?

Costs vary depending on the venue and what program you choose for your child! To book or know the prices for this program, please select the venue of choice by clicking here

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