It has been documented that to become an expert in football it will take 10,000 hours of practice over 10 years. This works out at almost 3 hours of practice per day.
Founded in 2009 by Christopher Grant and Phillip Kidd, Elite Soccer Scotland Ltd is regarded as one of Scotland's biggest and most unique football coaching organisations, delivering coaching sessions to around 30,000 children annually aged three to thirteen. Our coaching has several areas of football development which includes, School Curricular Coaching, our unique and exclusive The Other Foot Soccer School, Futsal, Holiday Coaching Courses, Team/Individual Training and Birthday parties.
School Curricular Coaching
E.S.S works in partnership with Active Schools Edinburgh providing football to over 40 primary schools across the city as part of their extra-curricular programme, with around 1000 children attending our coaching sessions on a weekly basis. These classes take place before school at lunch time and after school.
The Other Foot Soccer School
The Other Foot Soccer School is a very unquie and exclusive programme delivered at six Other Foot centres throughout Edinburgh. Since the programme started in 2011 children who have partaken in this fantastic programme have shown huge steps forward in developing their ‘Other Foot’. This unique programme has received excellent reviews and a huge amount of interest from various corners of football. Discover the OTHER and double YOUR potential, visit our Other Foot Soccer School page.
Futsal Soccer School
Futsal is a perfect game for children to play and develop their game as it allows them more opportunities to have the ball by playing in 3v3 & 4v4 small sided games. World class teams like Argentina, Spain and Portugal have world class players like Ronaldo, Xavi, Iniesta and Messi because they developed by playing Futsal.
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Holiday Coaching Courses
E.S.S runs holiday coaching courses during the February, Easter, Summer and October school holidays at several venues across Edinburgh with around 1,000 children attending our holiday coaching courses over the school year. These courses are a great way for children to spend their holidays, make new friends, learn new skills and have lots of fun. Our holiday courses run for five days and children can attend full days (9.30am – 3.30pm) or half days (9.30am – 12noon or 1pm – 3.30pm). Visit our latest Holiday Coaching Course.
Looking for ideas on how to make your child’s next birthday different, special and fun? Well look no further, Elite Soccer provides fantastic packages for boys and girls aged 3-12 that allows your child to share the most unforgettable football party with their friends and parents in an active, fun filled environment. Visit our Birthday Party page.
Our team training sessions is for any boys or girls football clubs from Soccer 4's to 11-a-side. All sessions are structured to work on key aspects of player/team development, covering all mental, physical and technical attributes.
Individual training sessions are available for players of any age or ability who would like extra training to work on any aspect of their football development, whether that by mental, physical or technical attributes, we will design a specific programme for each individual player. Visit our Team/Individual Training page.