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AGES 2-5

From the moment they first kick a ball, our 2-5 Tots Sessions are all about learning the basics of the beautiful game in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere.

AGES 6-16

PDA has been developing players to Be Extraordinary for over 5 years. Catering for players of all abilities, further your skills by joining our 6-16 Club Programme.

AGES 16-18

The PDA Education Programme gives players the opportunity to play and compete like a professional, while studying full time for a wide range of A Levels or BTEC Sport Diploma (3 A Levels).

AGES 16+

Our 9 month full-time 16+ Pro Development Programme aims to help young players move from amateur football into the professional game.

Our approach

Coaches

Our programmes are devised by UEFA and FA licensed coaches who work to exacting standards to inspire the confidence and develop the technical skills required for players to Be Extraordinary.

Fixtures

Players will get the chance to put their skills to the test against world-class competition. These matches provide invaluable experience as each player develops their career.

Equipment

To inspire world class performance, we only use professional level equipment. Players can expect 3G pitches, fitness suites, recovery facilities and top class accommodation.

Experience

All PDA Players will gain invaluable experience as they develop their skills, improving their physical, tactical and technical abilities.

Welfare

Sports therapists and physiotherapists are on hand for all of our education programmes. Player safety and wellbeing is our highest priority.

Exposure

We have links with over 40 professional clubs across the UK. When they are ready, all our players have the chance to showcase their talent to these clubs.

You put in, we give back

See what benefits, experiences and rewards are available to PDA players.

Prepare for your future. Take advantage of Pro Direct Academy's links with leading organisations to progress your career. Opportunities to play for professional clubs, continue training on scholarships across the globe, and study at leading universities.

Work with brands, meet professionals and experience the professional football world.

Compete against pros and take your chance. Pro Direct Academy players play against and train with professional clubs.

Train every day in state-of-the-art Pro Direct Academy kit at first class facilities.

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