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Arsenal Soccer Camps

From players embarking on their footballing journey to high-performance players, the very popular Arsenal Soccer Camps cater to all abilities while ensuring that each player develops on and off the pitch in a nurturing and enjoyable environment while learning to ‘Play the Arsenal Way’.
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Arsenal Football Development

Arsenal Football Development camp programme strives to develop the person as well as the player, encouraging all to be the best versions of themselves in everything they do. This is interlinked to our success and history of nurturing young talent by placing an importance on life skills and developing the right character to create a platform to be successful not just in sport but in everyday life.

Arsenal Football Development Coaches

All successful coaches undergo internal Club training, which gives them the knowledge and understanding of implementing the Arsenal Football Development Philosophy and teaching the Arsenal Way. The coaches' training continues with the Club as they participate in continuous professional development events, improving their skills at conducting sessions and developing youth players’ talents in The Arsenal Way

Improve Soccer & Life Skills

Each session is delivered to develop players to become the best they can be and inspire a lifelong passion for the sport. Arsenal Football Development’s training programme is based on teaching young gunners the same techniques, skills and Game IQ our academy players learn at our official Arsenal Youth Academy at Hale End and is designed to give players an understanding of what it takes to play for Arsenal.


The Arsenal family spans from London to America and across all continents. Our supporters feel a deep connection to the club wherever they are in the world. The camps are your opportunity to get closer to Arsenal.

Strong Young Gunners

Our programme goes beyond just football development and translates into everyday life. Players will learn how to be effective team players, efficient movers and lifelong learners while challenging them to acquire a champion mentality which highlights the holistic learning approach that the players will be adopting.

Strong Young Gunners Model

Our Strong Young Gunners model is used throughout the club to develop young people and players. We believe it leads to holistic development and ensures young people develop life skills as well as football skills.

Strong Young Gunners Model

Effective Team Player - Technical and Tactical Solutions
• Ball Mastery, dribbling, 1v1
• Defending, Pressing
• Transitions, Counter attacking and Counter Pressing
• Passing and Receiving Skills
• Creating chances and finishing
• General decision making
Efficient Mover - Ability to move well and sustain throughout
• Being the best football specific athlete you can be.
• Training and tuning your body to be the most efficient mover for football.
• Football Fitness is all about creating athletes who are fine tuned to every demand of the modern game.
• Agility
• Speed
• Balance
• Footwork
• Coordination
• Functional Movement
Lifelong Learner - Adopt a learning mindset to seek consistent and continuous improvement
• We encourage players to remain curious, to keep a thirst for learning and to always be finding ways to develop themselves.
• Growth Mindset
• Self-Reflection
• Learning how to be a team player
Champion Mentality – Seize each moment to maximise your potential.
• Football Leadership on and off the pitch.
• Driven to improve, challenge and win.
• Everyone is different but everyone has the ability to be a leader of self – to be the very best version of themselves.
• Players that commit everything they have to improve.
• People that seek out challenges and challenge those around them.
• Players who are people that understand what it takes to win, by applying themselves like a champion, before they have ever won
a thing.
• Produce football leaders on the pitch, in the dressing room and in life.
• Every choice, behaviour and day matters
Day Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Theme Ball Mastery, Dribbling & 1v1s Possession Principles: Passing & Receiving Transitions: Counter-Press & Counter Attack Create & Finish the Attack: Decision Making & Ball Striking Game Day
8:30 – 9:00 AM Arrival/Registration Arrival/Registration Arrival/Registration Arrival/Registration Arrival/Registration
9:00 – 9:30 AM Warm up and reaction games Warm up and reaction games Warm up and reaction games Warm up and reaction games Warm up and reaction games
9:30 – 9:45 AM Break Break Break Break Break
9:45 – 10:45 AM Technical Training Technical Training Technical Training Technical Training Technical Training
10:45 – 11:00 AM Break Break Break Break Break
11:00 – 12:00 PM Skills Session Skills Session Skills Session Skills Session Skills Session
12:00 – 12:30 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
12:30 – 1:00 PM Warm up Warm up Warm up Warm up Warm up
1:00 – 3:00 PM Small sided games/scrimmages Small sided games/scrimmages Small sided games/scrimmages Small sided games/scrimmages Closing ceremony

Example only and may vary depending on venue. Timings of breaks are at the discretion of the coaches/camp director.
Lifelong Learner