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Advanced Training

Advanced Training

The Advanced Training Centre (ATC) forms tier 2 of the player pathway. It is an invitation only programme where players who have been identified as being talented and gifted footballers are invited to train on a weekly basis with Ipswich Town Football Club. Players within the ATC aged from U9 to U16 have the chance to receive quality technical coaching sessions at the state of art facility at Needham Market Football Club. The ATC has limited places with small squads at each age group of between 14-16 players. Ipswich Town ATC are part of a games programme which will play against other professional Clubs every half term.

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The Advance Training Centre training season is made up of 30 weeks 1.5 hour training sessions. The sessions are designed to include a variety of individual and team training focused on development to support each player. The training syllabus used for the ATC uses parts of the Academy syllabus and is designed to focus on a player developing and achieving age appropriate targets by the end of the season for the technical, physical psychological, social and tactical corner. 

The programme is overseen by Bradley Joy, Football Development Manager who is contactable via bradley.joy@itfc.co.uk

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