This intensive advanced Programme aims to improve players between 12-17 years old. At this stage of development, the curriculum requires 3 section Trainings per week to achieve optimal performance.
This post puberty phase is not only critical for enhancing core stability with all sessions containing elements of conditioning capacity, but is also increasingly important from a mental perspective as players must significantly improve their concentration and demonstrably take greater responsibility on and off the field.
The evolution of football in recent years means that the faster rhythm impacts on the technical elements of the game. Players need to heighten their awareness of the game showing wise and considered responses without compromising on precision, speed and accurate delivery. It is expected that players in this section no longer operate alone, but quickly extrapolate critical information from situations presented on the pitch making informed but creative decisions adapted to each unique moment and player.
Coaches are skilled at identifying the best position for the player allowing him to reach and express his maximum potential which can change the future career of any aspiring football player.
European tactics are the bread and butter of all aspiring players and this period of time must coincide with an improvement of the interpretation of various different systems of play. In essence, players have to take a step up, moving out of the comfort zone of one well rehearsed system of play, and instead confront and interpret accurately and dynamically all positions on the pitch related to any specific type of system. Together Milan Academy will help you discover the advantages and disadvantages of all systems of play.
Milan Academy’s objective is to make players grasp both the phase of possession with and without the ball as well as the transition phases. No tactical education would be complete without incorporating the principles of individual and collective defence and approaches to cope with marking even world class players such as Messi, Pato ,Ronaldo, Ibrahimovic etc. AC Milan in Italy likewise spend considerable time in Coaching education on this pivotal point in a player’s development.
Last but not least, Milan Academy Advanced will teach all nine secrets for scoring goals.
Core stability is of high priority in the Milan Advanced programme. Players are taught a wide range of exercises to improve muscular and lumbar condition. Speed, strength and endurance also form part of the solid foundations for improving an advanced player’s physical performance which are all monitored by the ground breaking testing forum Milan Lab unique to Milan Academy Australia Programmes. Players are now required to act with sharpened quicker reactivity, capable of making decisions rapidly and correctly.
Without paying attention to diet and physical form, the body and mind simply cannot cope with the stresses and strains of the intensity of the training. Excuses are no longer accepted in the Milan Advanced Academy and players are expected to conform to athletes’ norms in terms of diet and behaviour. Players are expected to stay home the night before a match resting and focusing on the game. As for eating habits, players must eat carbohydrates, vegetables and proteins at the appropriate time and in the right proportions according to pre or post match conditions. Players should have already mastered mentally the restrictions of permissible behaviour in the game with respect for colleagues and authorities, especially the referee or the association. Mentally players have to become more alert, prepared to face defeat, being on the bench, moved from a favourite position and held to account for poor performance. Parents are also expected to follow a code allowing Milan Academy to foster the correct attitude in the player.
Coaches and Staff are highly skilled at physical preparation and Milan Academy Advanced enjoys optimum ratios to achieve results.
Milan Academy Advanced is highly motivated to create players capable of emerging on the field in Australia or overseas. Whoever participates in this Advanced Programme can enjoy significant benefits whether in the form of simple technical consultation, access to specifically targeted overseas tournaments in terms of level age and intensity or recommendations for future pathways.
Players are now required to act with sharpened quicker reactivity, capable of making decisions rapidly and correctly.