Technical Development Programme

Age Groups:

U7 - U12

FFE's 'Technical Development Programme' offers an opportunity for players to focus on the development of their individual technical skills in an intense block of sessions containing a breakdown of the key skills within the game.

We aim to take inspiration from the games best players, providing an opportunity for young football players between the ages of U7-U12 to better their performance on the pitch.

Each half term, the focus will change from one game based technique to another. If you’re looking to improve your technical skills, this programme is for you!

Session Details:
Venue: The Arena, Unit 7, Avian Way, Salhouse Road, Norwich, NR7 9AT
Day: Wednesday
5.00 - 6.00pm: U7 & U8
6.00 - 7.00pm: U9 & U10
7.00 - 8.00pm: U11 & U12

The 2021-22 coaching syllabus can be viewed below:

Block 1 - 6 weeks - "Finishing with precision"
Course dates:  8th September 2021 - 13th October 2021

In block 1, learn how to finish using a variety of techniques including Power, Accuracy, Volleying and much more. If scoring more goals is your thing, book on this block for sure!

Block 2 - 6 Weeks - "Threading the Needle”
Course Dates: 3rd November 2021 - 8th December 2021

In block 2, we take inspiration from the games best passers of the ball, learn how to break lines, switch play and create goal scoring opportunities in every game you play

Block 3 - 5 Weeks - “Beating a Man”
Course dates: 12th Jan 2022 - 9th Feb 2022

Block 3, we will learn how to become a beast in 1 v 1 situations. New skills and techniques will be learnt to ensure players have full confidence when taking on their opponents in 1 v 1's.

Block 4 - 6 Weeks - “Receiving the ball”
Course dates: 23rd Feb 2022 - 30th March 2022

In block 4, we'll take a look at how players receive the ball, 360 degrees, from differing angles, heights and speeds. Learn to master receiving skills, setting you up to become a master of the ball.

Block 5 - 5 Weeks - “Changing Direction”
Course dates: 27th April 2022 - 25th May 2022

Block 5, looks at how we can combine key football skills with important physical and athletic ones to become agile, nimble and flexible as you change directions with and without the ball. A key component in the modern game that often gets overlooked in coaching programmes.

Block 6 - 6 Weeks - “Defence vs Attack”
Course dates: 8th June 2022 - 13th July 2022

And finally, in block 6, players will learn how to be effective in and out of possession. Becoming a more complete and effective player for their teams.

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To book your place on the next available Technical Development Programme block, please select the correct age group from the drop down menu below.

Each block will become available to book, approx 6 weeks prior to first session.




The Arena, Norwich



Block 1: 8th September 2021 - 13th October 2021
Block 2: 3rd November 2021 - 8th December 2021
Block 3: 12th January 2022 - 9th February 2022



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