International Center of European Football, France:
Contact us here regarding our year-round, weekly experience camps; ICEF Intensive Competition Preparation (Boarding Programme)
in France for teenage boys and young men of all levels of soccer skills (outfield players and goalkeepers) from aged 11 through 23 years old. One and two week camps
in a professional football / soccer academy in Europe at different times throughout the year in the Summer, Fall and Spring. Email: Contact us below
Prepare for your competitive season like a professional player year-round. ICEF’s Weekly Intensive Competition Preparation camps are designed to boost your level, improve your soccer IQ and enhance your competitive season performance like a professional player through the fundamentals of professional European Football.
In this Pre-season Professional Preparation program, each participant is evaluated at the beginning of the camp and is placed in groups that correspond to their level. Group attribution is flexible and evolves according to each player’s performance on a daily basis. The technical staff will be responsible for rebalancing the level and the groups continuously. All camps are open to goalkeepers who benefit from specific training from a dedicated technical staff.
• THE CENTER:
Welcome to the International Center for European Football, the reference in international football player’s development in Europe!
The International Center of European Football is Europe's official institution dedicated to international football / soccer players from 13 through 23 years old. We build smart, physically-prepared and mentally-strong soccer/ football players capable of succeeding at the next level.
Located in Evian-les-Bains, France, close to the Switzerland border and only 40 minutes from Geneva International Airport, the pro football / soccer residency academy boasts to be one of the purest destination in the world for a healthy lifestyle. The campus is located in one of the healthiest and safest places in Europe next to Lake Geneva.
Pre-season Professional Preparation Program participants will have the immense privilege of benefiting from the outstanding infrastructure of a private training center. They will live in total immersion in the same conditions as professional football players and will take full advantage of the top-of-the-line amenities and football equipment available.
Camp participants will not only benefit from world-class facilities, but also from the experience of the professional football staff such as physical and mental trainers, physiotherapists, cooks and staff dedicated, fully dedicated to their experience and development.
Residential Soccer Camps in France:
The ICEF Intensive Competition Preparation Camps are available in the Spring, Summer, and Fall (Autumn).
+ Tactical and technical sessions supervised by a UEFA / FFF licensed technical staff
+ Video analysis sessions
+ Physical & mental preparation
+ Individual and team focus
+ Soccer IQ development and understanding of the game
+ Position specific training
+ Elite friendly competition
+ Opportunity to get selected for the 10-month Pro Residency program
Get a professional introduction to the excellence of European football:
- Tactical and technical sessions supervised by a UEFA / FFF licensed technical staff
- Video analysis sessions
- Physical & mental preparation
- Individual and team focus
- Soccer IQ development and understanding of the game
- Position specific training
- Elite friendly competition
- Opportunity to get selected for the 10-month Pro Residency program
• TECHNICAL PROGRAM
Discover the best-in-class methodologies, techniques and programs taught by top professional European development academies.
All tactical-technical sessions, physical preparation, as well as video analysis sessions are supervised and provided by experts in European player development.
The objective of the program is to introduce each player to the professional routine and training expected in a professional football center while preparing them for the elite competition program. By the end of this experience, players will be able to significantly improve their:
+ Soccer IQ
+ Strengths & weaknesses
+ Physical development & strengthening
+ Mental conditioning
+ Introduction to professional athlete nutrition
TACTICAL & POSITION-SPECIFIC SKILLS
+ Formation implementation
+ Offensive / defensive transitions
+ Position-specific training sessions
+ Set pieces
+ Outnumbered plays / small sided games
+ Implementation of offensive/ defensive plays
+ Specific technical skills: passing, dribbling, finishing
VIDEO ANALYSIS SKILLS
+ Tactical studies of professional teams
+ Personal player analysis (training/ games)
+ Video highlights edition
+ Friendly games
+ Tournament preparation
• UNIFORM KIT:
1 Full Nike Training Uniform (Jersey + Short + Socks)
1 Nike Polo
Bath towels and bed linen are provided.
Uniforms are professionally cleaned after each training and game.
During the Pre-Season Professional Preparation program, players are living in a professional center with a professional regimen including intense sports, a healthy lifestyle and mental preparation to develop and improve their soccer IQ and above all, their performance. Contact us for a detailed outline of the daily schedule and activities.
• PRICING & Features:
Intensive Competition Preparation: $2,000 ($200 discount for siblings) includes:
6 nights in a newly renovated double bedroom with A/C
Unlimited access to the pro facilities and amenities provided at ICEF
2 training sessions / day (technical + tactical)
1 physical preparation session / day supervised by a professional physical expert
Physical therapy available on-site (if needed)
1 video analysis session / day
2 briefs with the coach / day including mental conditioning
Intensive competition program with friendly games
Official Nike uniform kit
17 fresh and balanced meals prepared by sports nutrition professionals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
24/7 Surveillance and security on-site
Official participation certificate from the International Center of European Football
Access to multiple fun activities (team building, PlayStation FIFA contest, outdoor activities)
Access to professional laundry service
Any transportation costs to (or from) the International Center for European Football are not included (airfare, train, car). A shuttle can be requested for trips to and from Geneva International Airport, or the Evian-les-Bains train station.