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Soccer Camps 2014 at EduKick in Madrid, Spain

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At EduKick Madrid, we offer Spanish football/soccer training during July and August with two camps designed to fit your soccer and Spanish language goals for the summer of 2014.

Both camps take place in beautiful Madrid, Spain. EduKick Madrid training sessions take place at Estadio Municipal de Deportes Alberto Ruíz, the home of EduKick’s affiliate Spanish 3rd Division Club – AD Colmenar.

Colmenar Viejo is a town of about 44,000 inhabitants a short 10 minute bus ride from our residence in the north of Madrid.

EduKick offices and student accommodations are located at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in the Erasmo residences on the Cantoblanco campus 19km to the North of the centre of Madrid.

The Erasmo residences offer many amenities such as a TV and DVD room, a computer room, a gym, study rooms, a games room, and Wi-Fi Internet service (with intentional limitations of the university).

On campus, students have access to a self-service laundromat, canteen-cafe, vending service (food and drink), cleaning and maintenance, and night and weekend security.

EduKick Spain Academy – Elite Camp

July 15 – August 5

Designed for boys aged 14 and above, the EduKick Spain Academy – Elite Camp is the ultimate language immersion, study abroad, football/soccer development program.

Professional soccer training is combined with Spanish language instruction to create the perfect Spanish football/soccer training experience abroad.

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CAMP FEATURES

Highlights of the camp include daily professional coaching by EduKick Spain (FIFA-qualified staff). Training sessions take place at Estadio Municipal de Deportes Alberto Ruíz, the home of EduKick’s affiliate Spanish 3rd Division Club – AD Colmenar.

Student-players will have the opportunity to experience a minimum of three friendly matches against local Madrid teams, a Real Madrid Stadium tour, a guided city tour of Madrid, and a full-day excursion to historical Toledo.

Daily Spanish language lessons are given Monday through Friday for at least an hour per day. Gym/fitness sessions are monitored by EduKick Spain technical staff and backed by sports performance research and methods.

Finally, we take care of all airport pick-up/drop off. At EduKick, safety is a primary concern.

PHYSICAL TRAINING

At EduKick Spain, we work with players on every level of their training to advance their physical, technical, tactical, and mental foundation in order to achieve better soccer performance.

Our coaching and training focuses on innovative physical conditioning, mental development, sports nutrition, and medical principles. We strive to train these young players to be excellent in all they do.

Of course, all this comes naturally because EduKick Madrid enjoys so many opportunities because of the facilities and resources of Spain – the current WORLD CUP CHAMPIONS!

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Spanish Immersion Camp – Co-ed

June 28 – July 13

Our Spanish Immersion Camp was created to accommodate both boys and girls aged 10 and above.

Participants are supervised 24/7 for the duration of the camp by our professional adult bilingual monitors who live in the residence with the campers.

CAMP FEATURES

As with the Elite Camp, the Co-ed Spanish Immersion Camp offers daily professional coaching by EduKick Spain (FIFA-qualified staff). Training sessions do take place at the Alberto Ruiz Stadium where student-players learn and develop skills and a greater understanding of the game.

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As with the Elite Camp, the Co-ed Spanish Immersion Camp offers daily professional coaching by EduKick Spain (FIFA-qualified staff). Training sessions do take place at the Alberto Ruiz Stadium where student-players learn and develop skills and a greater understanding of the game.

A minimum of two (2) competitive or friendly matches against local Spanish junior teams are organised during the camp.

To round out the international experience, student-players enjoy a Real Madrid Stadium tour, a Madrid guided city tour, and full-day excursions to both historical Toledo and Segovia.

As always, all students receive airport pick up and drop off and security precautions at all times.

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SPANISH IMMERSION

Co-ed Spanish Immersion Camp offers participation in Spanish language and culture in our daily classes for two hours each weekday.

Classes never include more than 15 students per teacher, and are taught by native, qualified, experienced, and licensed teachers following an excellent curriculum.

To ensure proper placement, each student will take a Spanish language evaluation prior to beginning the program.

The goal of language classes is to enable the students to communicate effectively in Spanish with an emphasis on spoken language. Constant communication in Spanish both in and out of the classroom is encouraged and often required.

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Young players will never forget the experience these camps represent. The many positive lessons learned in these short weeks will remain with them forever.

More than anything, Edukick Madrid is a team-oriented academy, and each new player is integrated into the “Edukick Madrid Team Spirit.”

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Are you ready to join our team to become the best student-player you can be? For more information call 866.338.5425. or internationally at 001.905.469-5661

EduKick France Player on Pro-Trial at OGC Nice

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Adam Hemati has been training and impressing coaches for the last two weeks with France Ligue 1 side, OGC Nice.

As a 19-year-old soccer player from Ontario, Canada, Hemati enrolled in EduKick France – HIFA, as many young footballers do, to raise the level of his game and hopefully secure opportunities and exposure with professional European clubs.

Now an EduKick success story, he tells in his own words how he’s enjoying his new adventure.

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I had a good feeling since the day I arrived in France. Everyone at the International College of Cannes is very nice, friendly and they do there best to accommodate all my needs.

The location of the college is unbelievable. It is right next to the beautiful beach.

In regards to the soccer aspect, things have moved very fast for me. I was playing with Cannes La Bocca for the first 2 weeks and had two extra physical sessions with the trainer here.

At La Bocca, they noticed that I had the potential to play at a higher level. I am currently playing with OGC Nice and it is unbelievable. I am very happy with what has happened to me so far but still have a long way to go to achieve my goal.

The Edukick France Hidalgo Academy has really given me the opportunity to showcase my ability and prove myself as a footballer.

Thanks a lot for all your support, I really appreciate everything. I hope to keep on impressing and progressing here in order to be able to sign permanently and get closer to becoming a professional.

Once again, thank you.
Adam Hemati

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When Hemati arrived in Cannes, France, at the EduKick France (HIFA) facilities he began immediate training with Cannes La Bocca USCBO (HIFA’s affiliate club).

As part of the EduKick France – HIFA course, he resides at the International College of Cannes and studies the French language in additional to his daily football training.

Adam’s attitude and dedication to his football training is excellent. Its refreshing to see a deserving player like Adam being recognized by such a well-respected professional French club (OGC NICE)… ~EduKick’s Joey Bilotta

Mr. Aschbacher, the HIFA Technical Director, quickly realized the raw soccer talent Hemati possesses and invited a professional football scout from OGC Nice to watch Hemati play.

Hemati made an excellent impression, and has joined OGC Nice to begin training there, an accomplishment that Hemati, HIFA and EduKick are all very proud of.

Congratulations, Adam!

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Working toward your goal of becoming the best student-player you can be? For more information call 866.338.5425. or internationally at 001.905.469-5661

International Student-Players Make EduKick the Best

Real EduKick Manchester international student players talk about their hard work on the course and in the classroom as they learn excellence in soccer and life. Listen to the true stories of working toward success.


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Soccer Pro-Trial Preparation Tips Video from EduKick Manchester

Recently, Harry Price – director of the UK Football Trials – visited EduKick Manchester. He spent two days checking out the Pro-Trials program at the academy and even took time to inform and encourage the EduKick Manchester student-players.

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UK Football Trials have spent the last two days with Edukick Manchester meeting the staff and learning about all aspects of the program. The whole setup is superb, from the facilities, student welfare and programs available. In our opinion it provides the players with everything they could possibly need to progress in their football and academic studies.

There are plenty of opportunities to showcase their ability in front of professional club coaches, scouts and see first-hand the level of play required to make it through superb excursions, visits and showcase matches. We delighted to partner with the world’s leading football and education program that offers an unrivaled service compared to any other academy of its type in the UK. – Harry Price of the UKFT

Here are Harry Price’s tips for success at the professional trials. Thank you to Harry and the UKFT!


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EduKick Manchester’s Olivier Love Returns

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This week we are glad to welcome back Olivier Love to the Manchester program. Olivier suffered a bad injury during a game on November 18th, and had to return home to recover.

Neither the players in the program or his family expected him back in the game this quickly, but only two months later he’s here and training with excitement.

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This shows that Olivier has great determination and commitment. Great to have him back!

‘All the lads are looking forward to a week of fixtures next week, but they have to work hard to be included and perform in the games.Unfortunately this week we had to ask one of our new arrivals to return home as he couldn’t stick to the rules, hopefully now we can move on and ensure that all the players are working hard, as a team, to develop and grow as players and individuals. It takes hard work, drive and commitment to do that. We are absolutely delighted to see Olivier back, welcome back to Manchester, there is an example of drive & commitment. Good luck to all the lads in the games next week, looking forward to seeing and hearing how you all do.’

Mick Brennan, Principal & Director

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EduKick Manchester Soccer Training: Getting Your Head In the Game

Recently, the student-players in Manchester endured the first set of games this term, and in spite of the less-than-perfect final results, there were many positives for the team to take from the game.

DSC08155 200x133Take a look at the Match report and result here in our full match report.

Since then, they have been working hard and building on the feedback from the game. Just in time, we had the opportunity to welcome in Nigel, the new EduKick Manchester coach.

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Now it’s Serious!

After three weeks for the new students to settle in, principal Mick Brennan, Head Coach Neil Garside and Welfare Officer Tracey Cunnah went over the program rules and expectations of the players to ensure they are making the most of their opportunity here in Manchester.

Contact EduKick England here for more information.

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We are now looking for players who can lead the team in such a way to be to be successful.

Focusing on working together as a team, we will win games and learn to be the best we can be. Are you working toward your goal of becoming the best student-player you can be?

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Live Soccer Game for EduKick Students!

This week the players got the chance to see a live FA cup fixture. All the Edukick Manchester players and students from IH Manchester attended the game.

Once again we’ve had more arrivals to the programme. Edukick Manchester would like to welcome Lalsangzuala, Mailik and Abdilkerim to the programme, along with welcoming back our Goalkeeper from term one, Carlos Mora.

You can check out more about all these lads throughout the year on their player profiles at the Edukick Manchester website.

Meanwhile, take a look below at all the fun the guys are having as they work hard to better themselves in every way – from academics to language learning to workouts and, most importantly, soccer training.

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Outdoor workouts

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Awesome Coaching

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To see fixture results from Edukick Manchester taking on MIFA at home, or any other scores click here.

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EduKick Soccer Academies Open for 2014 Enrollment!

shutterstock_140849947Want to learn more about EduKick Soccer Programs in England, Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Brazil and Mexico? Contact EduKick for more information at 866.338.5425. or internationally at 001.905.469-5661

Open enrollment has begun for the 2014 seasons, and EduKick academies are ready to receive new student-players into their month-long and semester-long soccer and education classes.

“The Semester and Monthly courses are great alternatives for players that cannot attend a full year-long academy. They can still get the invaluable experience of professional football training and pro club exposure abroad.” EduKick Founder and President, Joey Bilotta

EduKick also provides full academic year and academic half-year courses in all of its academies. Each international soccer school has full-time academic options like ESL, EFL, BTEC Sports Science, Foreign Language Study, IGCSE, A-Level, and USA 8-12 Online Distance Learning.

International soccer players ages 13 to 24 years old – who are interested and qualified – are now able to apply for entrance to each of the venues in England, Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Brazil and Mexico.

Each student enrolled in an EduKick semester course have the option of studying a foreign language while attending any of the excellent EduKick International Football Academies. EduKick provides transportation to language class, tutors and Wi-Fi Internet access to assist student-athletes in learning while developing their soccer skills and knowledge.

We believe that soccer training is not enough, but a learning experience encompassing the study of a foreign language and a high standard of academic instruction far exceeds courses offered by others that focus soley on the physical aspects of the game.

Experience the language, football, and cultural experience of a lifetime!

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Real Madrid U18 vs. EduKick Madrid Academy

Want to see some great soccer in action? Check out this soccer video of the student players at EduKick Madrid working their best moves against the excellent team of Real Madrid U18!

Learn more about EduKick Soccer Programs in Spain, England, Italy, France, Mexico, Germany and Brazil. Contact EduKick for more information at 866.338.5425. or internationally at 001.905.469-5661

EduKick Soccer Students Get International Attention

At EduKick Manchester, our student-players get lots of attention. Their status as international soccer students holds them above many other soccer players who seek to be noticed. Ready to become a part of this fast-growing international soccer and education academy?

Then training with EduKick Manchester may be the right fit for you!
Contact EduKick for more information at 866.338.5425. or internationally at 001.905.469-5661

These videos will give you a great feel for what to expect with a soccer and academic education through EduKick International. Enjoy watching these students as they answer interview questions, play for the camera and display what they’ve learned from some of the best soccer coaches around the world.