Football Coaching

for Secondary Schools

for boys and girls in years 7-9

20% off autumn weekends - last few spaces remaining!

Joint Football and Netball Weekends - bring both of your teams

Skills on and off the pitch

Develop your footballers’ skills on and off the pitch with a weekend of football training with FA qualified coaches.

There’s expert skills training and the chance to play in a tournament as well as the added bonus of PGL adventure activities which help develop those all-important teambuilding and leadership skills.

Football coaching weekends are open to boys and girls in Years 7-9.

Dates

2016/17 Football Coaching Weekend Dates
Location 2016 2017
Boreatton Park, Shropshire 30 September - 2 October* 10-12 March*, 17-19 March*, 5-7 May*, 29 September - 1 October*
Liddington, Wiltshire 4-6 November* 24-26 February*, 3-5 March*, 10-12 March*, 17-19 March*, 24-26 March*, 5-7 May*, NEW! 12-14 May*, 3-5 November*

*joint football and netball weekend

Activities

Coaching

The coaching programme focuses on developing a range of techniques and movements as well as strong personal skills to deal with life on and off the pitch – every player is challenged to learn and apply new skills.

Adventure

Exciting adventure activities are designed to help improve team spirit, social skills and peer support.

The Evenings

Presentations and seminars, plus a coaching workshop for teachers, complete the experience – and your weekend concludes with prize-giving on the final day.

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A typical itinerary for this course

Sample programme for a Football Coaching weekend for Secondary Schools
  Friday Saturday Sunday
    Breakfast Breakfast
09.00-12.00   Group A - Coaching session 1
Group B - PGL activities: Challenge Course and Giant Swing
Group A - PGL activities: Abseiling and Tunnel Trail
Group B - Coaching session 2
    Lunch Lunch
14.00-17.00 Arrival from 15.30, orientation and meet the PGL Team Group A - PGL activities: Challenge Course and Giant Swing
Group B - Coaching session 1
Group A - Coaching session 2
Group B - PGL activities: Abseiling and Tunnel Trail
Depart centre at 17.00
  Dinner Dinner  
Evening Party Leader welcome meeting
Evening entertainment for guests
Football tactics workshop  

Learning outcomes

There’s simply no better or more inspirational way to develop your football players.

With coaching from FA qualified coaches, your footballers will develop their skills and gain a deeper understanding of the game.

There is an intensive focus on team building and essential skills such as effective communication and mutual support during adventure activities led by members of the PGL centre team.

Above all, football coaching weekends are fun and challenging; your footballers bond as a team and go home inspired by their achievements.

Barton Hall

Barton Hall

A great location near Torquay and popular with groups of all ages. There are many blue flag beaches close by and Dartmoor is also within easy reach.

Beam House

Beam House

Near Bideford in north Devon, the surf school at Westward Ho! is close by and there are plenty of land-based activities in the centre grounds.

Boreatton Park

Boreatton Park

There are over 250 acres for you and your students to enjoy, as well as some great accommodation options and excellent facilities.

Caythorpe Court

Caythorpe Court

A fantastic countryside setting boasting 65 acres of grounds, packed full of adventure activities for your students to try out.

Dalguise

Dalguise

Located just five miles north of Dunkeld, there’s plenty to explore in and around this stunning centre, set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

Hillcrest

Hillcrest

A cosy welcome awaits you at this former fishing lodge near the River Wye. The small size and homely atmosphere is perfect for younger students.

Liddington

Liddington

Minutes from the M4, near Swindon, the convenient location makes it one of our most popular centres. There are some great facilities too.

Little Canada

Little Canada

A fantastic choice for watersports lovers. Set on the banks of the beautiful Wootton Creek, we have private access to the water.

Llwyn Filly

Llwyn Filly

Close to the Welsh border town of Hay-on-Wye and situated on the edge of the stunning Brecon Beacons, giving immediate access to the mountains.

Marchants Hill

Marchants Hill

Conveniently close to London but in a countryside setting, there’s plenty of adventure in the wooded grounds and beyond for your students to discover.

Osmington Bay

Osmington Bay

There’s direct access to the beach, thrilling watersports on the sea at the nearby Portland Bay, as well as a range of exhilarating adventure activities.

Tregoyd House

Tregoyd House

Enjoy canoeing the picturesque River Wye at this beautiful centre in the heart of the Black Mountains. There’s so much to explore, see and do.

Windmill Hill

Windmill Hill

Located in the scenic Sussex Downs, close to the coast and not far from London, it’s a popular destination for secondary school groups.

Winmarleigh Hall

Winmarleigh Hall

A beautiful Victorian mansion house set within 50 acres of grounds. It’s a popular location in the north west of England, near the forest of Bowland.