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Bachar Houli Academy

Juniors

Registrations for the Bachar Houli Academy (Juniors) are now open!

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The Bachar Houli Junior Academy is targeted for 12 to 14-year-old boys from an Islamic background. Bachar Houli Snr Academy is a five-day residential leadership and development camp that is delivered over 12 months. The academy uses football as a vehicle to promote mental/ physical health and well-being, strengthen cultural identity by building confidence through education and developing leadership skills to inspire the next generation of leaders. Participants will also be mentored by role models such as Bachar Houli, Adam Saad and Ahmed Saad who share personal experiences of resilience, decision making and social inclusion. The academy framework has been developed by subject matter experts providing an industry-leading standard curriculum and delivered by experienced staff. The academy also includes two leadership days throughout the year to recap on the program principals. 

“I am now the captain of my local football club thanks to Bachar Houli and the Junior Academy. The knowledge and skills I have gathered from the program have been so helpful in my personal development. “Ahmed – Bachar Houli Academy participant 2018  

“The Bachar Houli Academy has helped me be more confident and taught me to always have a go no matter the challenge.” Abdul – Bachar Houli Academy participant 2018

Seniors

The Bachar Houli Senior Academy is targeted at 15-18-year-old boys from an Islamic background. The Bachar Houli Senior Academy is a five-day residential leadership and development camp that is delivered over 12 months. The academy uses football as a vehicle to promote mental/ physical health and well-being, strengthen cultural identity by building confidence through education and developing leadership skills to inspire the next generation of leaders.

Participants will also be mentored by role models such as Bachar Houli, Adam Saad and Ahmed Saad who share personal experiences of resilience, decision making and social inclusion. The academy framework has been developed by subject matter experts providing an industry leading standard curriculum and delivered by experienced staff. The academy also includes two leadership days throughout the year to recap on the program principals. 

Upon completion of the program, a vote takes place where participants nominate their peers based on their leadership qualities. The top 10 players that get nominated qualify to attend the exclusive Elite Performance camp (see below).