French Soccer School in France

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EduKick France:
Edukick France provides full academic year and half-year football programs in Cannes in the south of France for qualified international student footballers ages 13 to 16+. Our co-educational junior program is designed for competitive young soccer football players (boys and girls ages 13-15) who are in good academic standing. Our junior players live in homestay accommodation with carefully-selected and professionally-screened local French host families.

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Objectives of the Edukick France-HIFA Coaching Program:

Photo of French Soccer School in France- To train boys & girls in a professional youth football-soccer environment over an extended period of time.
- To optimise the essential aptitudes for high level practice in all aspects: athletic (from teenage capacities to junior abilities), high level (from fundamentals to specialization), tactical control of play (from individual skills to team game), competing (from mental resources to the culture of competition), etc.
- To prepare the boys and girls for the Elite Football requirements (interested players must already have acquired a good standard or level of play).
- To prepare them for failure and for success

Academic Year / Half-Year Football Boarding Programs:
Our junior academy players receive high-quality football coaching and also attend our affiliated public French school Les Campelieres, where they follow the full-time academic French National Curriculum.

Edukick France also offers full academic year and half-year boarding programs to qualified international players ages 16+ (with separate programs for boys and girls).

Our senior programs combine football coaching with French language classes. French language fluency is NOT required.

Academic Programs:

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- Junior Players ages 13-15 (Middle / High School)
Our Junior academy players attend our affiliated public French school Les Campelieres, following the full-time academic French National Curriculum.

- Senior Players ages 16+ (High School)
Our Senior players will be enrolled at the EduKick France affiliated French school, “International College of Cannes” in Downtown Cannes, 500m from the academy. The faculty provide a whole set of French language courses ranging from elementary to proficiency levels.

High-Quality Football Coaching:

Our academic year football program aims to allow all players to acquire a technical, tactical, physical and mental ability to compete at national and international level.

The EduKick France - HIFA courses are overseen by the renowned and respected former French National Team Coach, Michel Hidalgo. Our Junior Academy players are very fortunate to have high-quality technical football coaches that include former French Internationals Bruno Bellone & Christian Perez!

Both Junior and Senior players will benefit from the instruction of specialized trainers, coaches, professional active or former players, for some specific workshops: goalkeeper, defense, attack, etc.

Beautiful & Easily-Accessible Location:

Photos of EduKick FranceThe EduKick France - Hidalgo International Football Academy (HIFA) courses take place in beautiful Cannes & Le Cannet-Mougins in the South of France. Cannes is conveniently located only 30km from Nice International Airport.

The campus is located in nearby Le Cannet and Mougins, quaint French villages located just a few kilometers from the sandy beaches of the famous French Riviera.

Known as the city of diamonds, Cannes is without question one of the most beautiful jewels of the Riviera. Throughout history it has welcomed many of the world’s famous people: English Lords, Russian Tsars, Arab Princes and film stars. The world renowned Film Festival of Cannes is held here each year in May. 

Accommodation Options: 

Junior Players: Homestay Accommodation with Local Host Families:
Our junior players live in homestay accommodation with carefully-selected and professionally-screened local French host families (usually in a villa with pool & tennis court).

They are immersed into French language & culture by eating, living, training and interacting daily with their French host family, school mates and teammates.

All meals, laundry, transport to school, etc. is provided by the host family. They will have their own private room with access to a shower and washbasin. Every weekend, the players will experience the French lifestyle and engage in planned social activities with their host family (and/or play soccer matches).

Senior Players: Full Boarding Facilities:
- 110 rooms available
- Twin rooms
- TV lounge, classrooms and meeting rooms
- Leisure space with games (billiard, video games and table tennis)

Parent Testimonials:

"I would like to express to you and the staff in Madrid how happy my husband and I were with the Madrid Edukick program, Jye has had the most wonderful 6 months of his life and a very special thank you to all of the Edukick Madrid staff for caring and looking after our son so well."
- Dyan & Steve

"My perception of EduKick is a very positive one, as a parent I was rather satisfied with Joey's constant reassurances and organizational skills. I'd give EduKick 9 out of 10...overall they deserve very high marks for their efforts and the results they achieved."
- Jordi

"It was a well rounded experience including all the components you promised. Thanks so much and regards to all the coaches and teachers. Jess said it is a real family!"
- Tammy

Updated: 2020-04-07

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Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-05-29 were from:

Austin Texas, USA;   Tucuman, Yerba buena, Argentina;   Cape Town, South Africa;   Nairobi, Kenya;   Buea, Cameroon;   Yerba buena, Tucuman, Argentina, Argentina;   lagos, Nigeria;   Warri, Delta State, Nigeria;   Sangoyah, Guinea;   Upper Malboro, Nigeria;   and more.
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