Jack Wilshere supports NCF
Jack Wilshere praises NCF Elites programme providing top quality coaching for kids overlooked by club academies
Jack Wilshere is supporting our NCF Elites academy for providing specialist coaching to kids of all ages.
Former Arsenal coach Paul Johnson, a member of Arsene Wenger’s backroom team for 22 years, and NCF director Nick Cook have organised and are running sessions at the College of North East London in Enfield.
It is designed to help talented youngsters get the best coaching which could help them reach the Gothia Youth World Cup — the biggest youth tournament on the planet.
West Ham’s former Arsenal midfielder Wilshere took time to view the expertly-run technical sessions before talking to the kids to encourage them for the future.
Wilshere said: “All I wanted to do was play football and there were opportunities like this but there seems like there wasn’t a facility like this or coaching — the organisation. It was more, ‘Get a ball and go down the park.
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October Development Camp
Keep your son/daughters foot on the ball this half term with NCF
NCF are delighted to announce that from the 23rd-28th October we will be running our first Development camp in our newly re-furbished training ground @ N12. A reading FC scout will be joining us to take a look at the NCF players in action.
Our fast-paced action packed days will focus on fitness & conditioning, individual and team techniques match play & more. Training sessions will at time be broadcast LIVE ON Facebook/youtube enabling all our youngsters to showcase their ability to a wider audience.
On Thursday 26th our NCF nutritionist Maria will be joining our players for a hands on workshop. Players will be making healthy snacks and drinks to taste and take home. Maria will also give them all a talk on ‘nutrition in football’.
A warm friendly Club house welcomes our players in for lunch periods, offering them some downtime. However the fun does n’t stop there, now our indoor activities kick in …… FIFA 17, Fussball, air hockey and more. All this accompanied by a nice back drop of music from our integrated Sonos system.
BOOK EARLY AS PLACES WILL FILL UP FAST!!
NCF Tots Session
NCF are extremely pleased and excited to announce the arruval of their NEW Tots session. Its on a Tuesday afternoon, starting at 1.45pm through until 2.30pm. The sessions are designed around developing movement patterns and confidence with a ball through creative play. Give your child a head start with NCF Tots, let them come and enjoy the fun. If you are interested in your child attending or to find out more information then feel free to give us a call.
Development continues at NCF Headquarters
NCF training headquarters at Summers Lane continues to be worked on.
Following the refurbishment inside the Clubhouse the next step is developing the pitches outside. NCF owner Nick said ‘its exciting times ahead for us and our players. We are soon to begin the process of regenerating pitch number 1 in to a 3g astro. We are striving to create a positive learning environment for our players that not only helps them develop their football but also helps promote a fun, safe and engaging facility for our players to perform in’.
‘Player of the session’ trophies now in
New trophies for NCF’s player of the session are in…….who is going to be the first to win one?