Bedfordshire Ballerz Training Centres

Why not come and join our technical coaches at one of our 5 development training centres across Bedfordshire?

The training centres are open to all children aged 5-12 (Reception to Year 6 pupils). Those in reception to year 2 and in year 3 to 6 will be able to attend separate small group technical training sessions. Each session is created for those who want to gain additional coaching, improve on their technical and physical skills and learn in a fun and challenging environment, building new friendships alongside enjoying their football.

These sessions offer pathways into our invitational football academy & other academy programmes. Find out more below. 

How does the programme run?

All the training centres will run on a half termly basis throughout the academic year and run for between 5 to 7 weeks dependant of the length of the school half term.

All the sessions are aimed at children from all ability and participation levels and who are looking to improve technical & tactical understanding, improve physical performance and enhance individual social skills. 

Come and join our technical development centres for challenging and enjoyable practices delivered by our UEFA qualified team of coaches. 

Our main principles will be allowing players the opportunity to learn, develop and enjoy their football with a focus on technical development. All centres will allow a potential pathway into our football academy & offer other Academy routes. 

At the end of each term players will receive an end of term report.

Weekly Coaching Focus;

Week 1 – Dribbling, Ball manipulation and Ball mastery
Week 2 – Passing and Receiving
Week 3 – Attacking principles
Week 4 – Defending roles and responsibilities
Week 5 – Combinations and Patterns of play
Week 6 – Game based play 

Week 7 – Skill based challenges

Training times and Venues can be found below:

      • Mondays @ Creasey Park Community Football Centre in DUNSTABLE from 5:00pm to 6:00pm – Creasey Park Drive, LU6 1BB
      • Tuesdays @ Lealands High School in LUTON from 5:00pm to 6:00pm – Sundon Park Road, LU3 3AL
      • Wednesdays @ Bedford Athletic Rugby Club in BEDFORD from 5:00pm to 6:00pm – Wentworth Drive, MK41 8QA
      • Thursdays @ Robert Bloomfield Academy in SHEFFORD from 6:00pm to 7:00pm – Bloomfield Drive, SG17 5BU
      • Fridays @ Flitwick Football Centre in FLITWICK from 5:30pm to 6:30pm – Ampthill Road, MK45 1BA

    The sessions have a very clear focus and the games are well thought out. It is really wonderful to see the coaches explain the purpose of various skills before the children then practise and embed them. Ralph attends other football session and the quality of your coaching has exceeded my expectations… thank you.”