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Sport with Football - Level 1 Diploma

If you have a passion and talent for football then this is the place for you. Established in 2000, Hopwood Hall Football Academy has produced huge amounts of successful alumni. Over the years we have won over 40 trophies both locally and overseas. The academy has outstanding on site facilities and we run annual overseas residentials.

We are now delighted to have entered a new partnership with Paris Saint-Germain Academy England. Paris Saint-Germain Academy England is dedicated to developing players of all abilities. Fitness, health, wellbeing and nutrition are fundamental parts within the Academy. Each coach is specially trained in the Paris Saint-Germain methodology so that our students learn the PSG way!

The sessions are devised by the club’s technical staff and follow the Paris Saint-Germain playing philosophy, while adapting the position and level of each player. As a student at Hopwood Hall College you become part of the Paris Saint-Germain family and will play the same way as the youth and first team setup in Paris.

The goal of the partnership is to not only develop the football players but also ensure that each individual’s educational targets are achieved. The Football Academy is run by qualified, highly respected and well-known professional coaches who know how to bring out the best in you. Please note that competitive fixtures mean that students must be under 19 at the start of the course.

This course is taught at our Middleton campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.

Sport with Football - Level 1 Diploma

If you have a passion and talent for football then this is the place for you. Established in 2000, Hopwood Hall Football Academy has produced huge amounts of successful alumni. Over the years we have won over 40 trophies both locally and overseas. The academy has outstanding on site facilities and we run annual overseas residentials.

We are now delighted to have entered a new partnership with Paris Saint-Germain Academy England. Paris Saint-Germain Academy England is dedicated to developing players of all abilities. Fitness, health, wellbeing and nutrition are fundamental parts within the Academy. Each coach is specially trained in the Paris Saint-Germain methodology so that our students learn the PSG way!

The sessions are devised by the club’s technical staff and follow the Paris Saint-Germain playing philosophy, while adapting the position and level of each player. As a student at Hopwood Hall College you become part of the Paris Saint-Germain family and will play the same way as the youth and first team setup in Paris.

The goal of the partnership is to not only develop the football players but also ensure that each individual’s educational targets are achieved. The Football Academy is run by qualified, highly respected and well-known professional coaches who know how to bring out the best in you. Please note that competitive fixtures mean that students must be under 19 at the start of the course.

This course is taught at our Middleton campus, located in Middleton, Greater Manchester.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements needed to begin this course.

If you have not attained GCSE grades 4-9 in English and Maths you will automatically be enrolled in classes to work towards these qualifications at an appropriate level to suit your ability.

Details

A 'work hard play hard' ethos is expected of all students and a balanced approach to the sporting/academic demands of the programme is essential.

Our Football Academy is run by a qualified, highly respected and well-known professional coach. We have developed a unique training programme which combines the Football Academy with a diploma in sport and includes specialist advice on nutrition, sports therapy, sports psychology, skills development plus organising and preparing to coach a range of sporting events.

Football Academy Competitive fixtures mean that students must be under 19 at the start of the course. Rugby League/Football Academy (Men's) places at the academy are subject to maintaining the required academic standard.

**Dependent upon timetables, the Football Academy may be studied alongside other courses in the college - with the diploma being credited to that specific chosen area.**

TOPICS ON THESE COURSES INCLUDE:

  • Principles of anatomy and physiology in sport

  • Sports coaching

  • Practical team sports

  • Sports nutrition

  • Psychology for sports performance

  • Fitness training and programming

  • Sport as a business

  • Sports and exercise massage

  • Anatomy and physiology for sport

  • Injury in sport

Work Experience

There is no specific work experience required or undertaken for this course however, you will obtain the skills and knowledge that they need in order to progress into a career in the Football/Sports industry. There is also an opportunity to travel around different countries in Europe, competing in Cups

Progression

Following the completion of this course, learners are able to progress onto any level 2 qualification, including the Level 2 Football Academy with Sports Diploma.

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