AUGUSTO PALACIOS APPRENTICE ACADEMY
The policy of the academy has always been in the development of players in all ages and know how to know the football characteristics of each player and thus be able to develop and reach football that South Africa practices for many decades, with his skill and intelligence the growth of each player is very important for since this way the basic elements are taught that the Football requires above all the technical part that is the primordial, from less to more and so it could have a better development It is for the success of the academy during the 12 years which we are fulfilling since it has been forming players of very young age and that have been growing with our program and you can already see the players who are in teams of PSL, other academies as in the selection of South Africa in different ages. and continue to do so.
As previously reported this academy has given many players different opportunities:
• Social status
• Different races
• Different ages
• Different talents
• Different places within South Africa
• Different countries
• Players who have never been trained in the right way
• Players who have had a coach for the first time to teach them
• And meet new friends in soccer
• Parents meet other families
This academy founded in 2005 as I said with the initiative that was in life Zodwa Khoza a woman full of energy and knowledge in football and redone by his father Dr Irvin khoza chairman of Orlando Pirates Zodwa had the natural ability in football to help , advising and directing a team as big as Orlando Pirates FC, Zodwa she took this concept of forming a soccer academy as she recognized my passion and knowledge in the training of players that was made in Pirates was as a 2005 was announced and founded the academy that until today continues functioning like much success since it has formed players that at the moment are playing in Professional equipment and amateur case of Lorenzo Gordinho in Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana also Pentje Zulu Bloemfontein Celtic , Lyle Foster Orlando Pirates FC and other players.
The academy has players from different parts of Africa that makes the academy also offers its services outside the borders of South Africa. This academy is located in Mayfair place already identified by the community in South Africa.
The academy give opportunity to everyone to development in another level that has it is our responsibility the academy works from February to November in which the players are first evaluated to see in the level that each one comes and thus to be able to continue the program that the academy has .
One of the priority is to teach the basics of football as it is the Technique in general since without this important element you will not be able to continue playing your favorite sport. This technical and tactical part;
• Pass and receive the ball
• Control the ball in general
• The Heading
• Use both feet
• Mobility with and without balloon
• Penetration and 1 vs 1
• the dribble
• Knowing how to play simply
• Knowing how to play without the ball
*Speed when playing
* The displacement on the playing field
• Knowing how to play in various positions
• Know how to shoot the bow
* Knowing how to play without the ball
Basic elements players needed inside the playing field
This academy forms players in which it is noticed the change in each of them after a certain time the football is like the school is a process of years there is no age to learn and to improve.
THE LEAGUE MAYFAIR
Each player has to register to play is not obligatory, but they have to follow the rules of the SAFA LFA in Mayfair.
The league that is played at the beginning in April to October this league is played in our same venue in Mayfair from the 11 to the 20 years is divided into groups according to the ages is not compulsory but the enthusiasm to play and follow what is learned is very important every player will have his field card is every year the registration.
In the closing ceremony, the medals are given to each group that won or stayed second at the end of the league
Also playing the Mayfair Cup in the way of elimination in the closing will also deliver the medals or trophies to the teams who won the cup.
PROGRESS AND GRADUATED
It is necessary to remember that this stage is the continuity of the formation of the players since it is possible to be graduated to each player during the year if it is that certain player is able to play at the highest level that it requires, but it is not due to always think that the priority is graduation if not contrary to learning and improving every day.
Players are graduated within the academy to the 4 teams that have the development of the academy that play in another league.
These players are progressing or have a natural talent academy development teams are U / 12 U / 13 / U / 14 and U / 15.
Apprentice players will be able to participate if their level improves during the year like others that have to continue improving.
Other older players can be recommended to other teams of higher level professional or amateur.
This academy has qualified and experienced coaches dedicated to the training of players As a record, we can show that we continue with the success achieved during the 12 years of existence
The training of all the players that is registered mainly in the basic part of the technique
Graduating players who meet the technical and tactical requirements of any amateur or professional team
Have the responsibility for each player to progress in their ability to play football
Let players freely express their skill, intelligence and talent they possess.
Discipline and schedule should be respected.
It is a responsibility to train each player in the maximum of his abilities and the patience time and discipline have to be instilled from the first moment that the player registers in the academy.
The policy of the academy has always been in the development of players in all ages and know how to know the football characteristics of each player and thus be able to develop and reach football that South Africa practices for many decades, with his skill and intelligence the growth of each player is very important for since this way the basic elements are taught that the football requires above all the technical part that is the primordial, from less to more and so it could have a better development It is for the success of the academy during the 12 years which we are fulfilling since it has been forming players of very young age and that have been growing with our program and you can already see the players who are in teams of PSL, other academies as in the selection of South Africa in different ages. and continue to do so.
The goals and priorities of the academy are always the players since the development of them is the most important thing, being happy and sharing with all players and coaches is the most important