West Ham United
Bladium is proud to partner with West Ham United Football club and its Academy. This partnership allows us to deliver world class soccer training to aspiring young players., The West Ham United International Academy follows the same technical syllabus as the West Ham United Academy in London, England and is delivered by West Ham United certified coaches. The goal is to provide the best environment for young players to develop and offer a route to the top of the professional game.
Phil Hulme | Soccer Academy Director | (510) 814-4999 x108 | AlamedaSA@Bladium.com
About the West Ham International Academy
The West Ham United International Academy functions the same as West Hams Academy in London, England. The same coaching philosophy and technical coaching syllabus is applied each session and is designed to provide the best environment for players to develop their individual technical skills.
The goal of the International Academy is to develop players that may progress to play for the West Ham United First Team.
Summer 2013 Class Schedule Click here to download
Features of the Academy
• Certified West Ham United International Academy Coaches
• West Ham United's Academy technical syllabus and philosophy
• Multiple West Ham United Player ID Camps throughout the year
• Invitation for talented players to visit and train in the West Ham United Academy
in London, England
• Acadamy classes are 90 minutes in length and meet 2 times per week.
• $360 for the entire season, pro-rated rates available if you join
after the start date.
• 10% discount for bladium club members
• 10% discount for siblings $30 youth sport membership
or family club membership required
• Free academy uniform with membership
JR Academy, Ages 7-8 yrs, approval by Academy Director required
JR academy classes focus on the individual technical development of each player and feature a wide variety of skill intensive drills and activities emphasizing the importance of dribbling and ball mastery.
Advanced, Ages 9-10 yrs, approval by Academy Director required
Advanced classes focus on the individual technical development of each player and feature a wide variety of small sided drills and activities. The advanced classes focuses heavily on dribbling, ball mastery and introducing the passing game.
Elite, Ages 11-12 yrs, approval by Academy Director required
Elite classes are focused on developing the individual technical skills of each player and furthering the players tactical awareness. Elite classes feature a series of small-sided possession based drills and game situations.
Premier, Ages 13-14 yrs, approval by Academy Director required
Premier classes are for advanced players aged 13-14 yrs only. Please contact the Academy Director for more information.
International, Ages 15-16 yrs, approval by Academy Director required
International classes are for advanced players aged 13-14 yrs only. Please contact the Academy Director for more information.
How do I join The Academy?
All players interested in joining the academy must first attend a West Ham International Academy ID Class where they will be assessed to ensure that they are placed in the best environment for their technical development.
Click here to view the ID Class schedule
West Ham United Player ID Camps
West Ham United International Academy hosts multiple Player ID Camps throughout the year. These camps are designed to provide an opportunity for players to develop and be scouted by a West Ham United Coach.
• The top players at the Player ID Camps will be invited to join the National
West Ham Player ID Camp.
• The top players at the National Player ID Camp are invited to play in the
West Ham United Academy in London, England.
• The date for the next Player ID camp will be announced soon
West Ham International Academy Summer Camps
The West Ham United International Academy offers camps throughout the Summer season. A week in the camp will expose players to the West Ham coaching philosophy and technical syllabus delivered by certified West Ham United International Academy coaches.
For more information on the camp schedule please click here