We are proud to be the only coaching company who are able to offer you a Goalkeeping Specific Scholarship in this country. Once you have reached the level of our Elite Goalkeepers and ar part of “Keeps Academy”, you can be considered for the Scholarship programme from the age of 16.
Keeps Academy have formed a partnership with Brooklands College in Surrey to offer you this groundbreaking opportunity to train as a Goalkeeping scholar whilst at the same time studying for your BTEC First Diploma or a BTEC National Diploma in Sports Management. During your training and studies you will also obtain your 1st4sport levels I and 2 in Football coaching as well as your 1st4sport levels 1 and 2 in Goalkeeping qualifications. You will also have the option of retaking any GCSEs. You will be learning and training alongside other like minded students who have a passion for goalkeeping.
The curriculum will include Advanced Goalkeeper Specific Training at least three days a week alongside the following studies:
- Scientific Principles for Sport & Exercise
- Sport & Exercise Science
- Sport & Exercise Psychology
- Exercise Physiology
- Skill Acquisition
- Practical Sports Coaching
- Anatomy for Sport & Exercise
- Nutrition for Sport & Exercise
- Quantitive Sport & Exercise Research
- Social Aspects of Sport
- Fitness Testing
- Physiology Factors in Sports & Science
- Sport Massage
- Exercise Health & Lifestyle
- Sports Injuries
- Practical Sports Performance
- Technological Developments in Sport
- Sports Industry Experience
This course will also enable you to be seen by professional and semi professional teams who will come and observe specialised training days. We will also recommend you for trails should we feel that you are at the required level.
This is a 2 year course and to apply, you must be between aged 16 and 18 by the September college intake for that particular year.. We take applications from all over the UK and abroad. Please complete the application form online and upon receipt a member of our staff will contact you to discuss your application further and arrange for you to attend trials.
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