Performance Football Masterclass: half day (Afternoon) – St Joseph’s College


Indoor/outdoor sessions, coaches focus on refining technical skills, boosting individual abilities, and providing distinct and meaningful learning experiences. Our Performance masterclass is perfect for players who want to improve their football ability with others who have a shared passion for the game.


Price: £30 (per child, per day)

Age: 8 to 13

Times: 13:00 – 4:00pm
Location: St Josephs College, Ipswich

Staff: Programme produced by Paige Shorten & Cole Skuse

Our half day Performance Football Masterclass is an exciting and enriching program tailored for young football enthusiasts. This masterclass offers children a unique opportunity to enhance their football skills, gain valuable insights from expert coaches, and enjoy a memorable experience on the pitch.

Program Highlights:

  • Expert Coaching: Children will receive instruction from experienced coaches with professional football backgrounds. These experts bring a wealth of knowledge and a passion for teaching young athletes.
  • Comprehensive Skill Development: The masterclass focuses on key football skills, including dribbling, passing, shooting, and tactical understanding. Each session is designed to help participants improve their technique and overall performance.
  • Engaging Drills and Activities: The program features a variety of fun and dynamic drills that keep children engaged and motivated. These activities are structured to be both enjoyable and educational, ensuring that participants learn while having fun.
  • Game Scenarios: Practical sessions simulate real game situations, helping children apply their skills in a match context. These scenarios enhance decision-making, teamwork, and strategic thinking on the field.
  • Confidence Building: Our positive and supportive environment encourages children to build confidence in their abilities. Coaches focus on fostering a growth mindset, helping participants to believe in themselves and their potential.

Programme developed and Lead coaches

Paige Shorten – UEFA A and FA Youth Award Coach who specialises in coaching outfield football players. Former roles include U15 Women England Assistant Coach, Ipswich Town Women Assistant Manager, Midlands & East Region Talent Technical Coach, FA WSL U21 Academy Assistant coach; having a track record of working with players in the England Women’s Talent Pathway. Paige is a : UEFA B and FA Youth Award Coach and has vast experience working with male and female players ranging from 5 years to senior level.

Cole Skuse – has amassed over 700 first team appearances for Bristol City FC, Ipswich Town FC and Colchester United FC and is renowned for his insightful reading of the game and ability to conduct play comprehensively. Coaching positions include: Bristol City Football Academy. Cole is the current Head of Football at St Joseph’s College and first team coach and manager for Bury Town FC.

Equipment required

Shin pads and socks are required for matches
GK Gloves (if applicable)

Additional information

Football Day Camp

Friday 23rd August, Childcare voucher Friday 23rd August, HAF Friday 23rd August

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