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2 week Talent I.D. football programme worked for Sam

2 week Talent I.D. football programme worked for Sam

Sam is 19 years old and from Australia. He has got a UK passport and is a British citizen. Sam has come over to IHM with his dad and was initially enrolled onto the 2 week Talent I.D. programme. However, things have gone well for Sam and so he has decided to stay on...

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Frank Sinclair Provides Guest Football Coaching Session

Frank Sinclair Provides Guest Football Coaching Session

Frank Sinclair Provides Guest Football Coaching Session on Talent I.D. Camp Former Premier League defender, Frank Sinclair, will next week be passing on a few tips to budding young footballers on the Talent ID course at IHM Football Academy next week. Sinclair, who...

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Record BTEC Football results!

Record BTEC Football results!

We are delighted to announce an exceptionally good set of BTEC results this year. Full Results can be viewed here >> "This year we are extremely proud of our students who have achieved record BTEC results. Some of the work this year has been of university...

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The BTEC in Sport Performance FAQ’s

The BTEC in Sport Performance FAQ’s

What is the value of the BTEC in Sport Performance?This is a question that is often asked by parents and prospective student players. The BTEC qualifications can be still relatively unknown outside of the UK and Ireland. However, once you understand their...

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“The lads ask me questions, they want to learn.”

“The lads ask me questions, they want to learn.”

A positive attitude and some humility make a young player a much more desirable prospect for a coach or a scout. Understanding how a player reacts to constructive feedback is paramount when it comes to evaluating the potential of a young player. At a Showcase event or...

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“I’m busy doing how exercise affects the body.”

“I’m busy doing how exercise affects the body.”

This is IHM Football Academy Head Coach, Matt’s “wish list” for the new season ahead as he looks back on an incredible season. Matt has been impressed with the level of commitment and the work rate demonstrated by the young IHM squad this academic year. It was already...

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The Making of a Football Training Session

The Making of a Football Training Session

As we follow McDonald through his first academic year at the IHM Football Academy at Ellesmere College, it's time to catch up with him as he spends his Easter holidays with us training at the Manchester academy. Like all the other IHM squad, McDonald is now in...

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“The big games bring the best out of people”

“The big games bring the best out of people”

Parents, players and Educational Tour Operators or study travel agents often want to know; "How does the football coaching work?" They are familiar with the format of an English lesson, but can't imagine how a coaching session will go. They can evaluate a school via...

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