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Pre Academy is the stepping stone in development ahead of playing Junior Premier League (JPL) Football representing Oxford City FC. The aim is t o prepare players to play Academy football by replicating the coaching syllabus and methods used. To support this effectively, employed, professional Oxford City FC & Ignite Sport coaches deliver the coaching in the Pre Academy. Players also receive regular reviews and a structured syllabus.
Players are able to continue playing for their grassroots teams whilst attending our pre academy. The training should be seen as additional and developmental in terms of joining a JPL team at U11s and not in replacement of a current team.
Our Pre Academy is for U8/U9/U10 boys. Training takes place at 6:00-7:00pm on 3G pitches at Oxford City FC (OX3 0NQ)
How are players selected? Our coaches will invite players via their parents to a series of trial sessions for the pre academy. Our coaching team reguarly observe development centres and our junior and youth teams to enable this process, in additon to this our coaches who work within schools will signpost a teacher/parent to encourage the player to join trial sessions. Parents/guardians from outside of Oxford City FC and Ignite are also welcome to contact us for a conversation regarding trial sessions (contact details below)
Is there a cost? Yes. There is a monthly cost or you can opt to pay for the season up front with a discount. Kit is also required to be purchased for training and friendlies.
To register for taster sessions please email Jamie - email@example.com
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The registration form requires just your own personal details; you will be asked to add your child’s / children’s details (‘participant’ details) once registration is complete.
Please contact us on 0300 303 0890 if you require any assistance with making a booking.
See below our range of sports courses and activity types ready to book online:
Pre Academy is the stepping stone in development ahead of playing Junior Premier League (JPL) Football representing Oxford City FC. The aim is t o prepare players to play Academy football by replicat...
We are delighted to offer fun, safe and energy packed holiday camps in the school holidays. What's on? Mulitsport (ages 4* to 12) Girls Only! Football (ages 5-14) Mixed Football (ages 5-14) Game Tec...
Led by our female staff this camp is suitable for all levels and is fun, inclusive and energetic! Suitable for ages 5 to 15 years. Registration will be open from 08:45-09:15 ...
Develop your technique and take your football education to the next level. This 2 day course is designed to provide players with high level coaching content and develop game understanding. It compri...
Seasonal art delivered by our super inspirational art teacher for some colourful fun. Children should wear clothes that can get messy and require a packed nut free lunch and drink (non fizzy)...
This football youth development programme is open to age groups as shown below. Training sessions are focussed on technical and tactical development, and are designed to challenge players and stretch ...
Saturday Hoops Football is a skill school provided by Oxford City Football Club & Ignite Sport UK for 4 to 8 year old boys and girls. Suitable from beginner upwards, these sessions are fun,...
These sessions are for goalkeepers looking to benefit from additional weekly, focused training. Suitable for ages 7-16.