REGIONAL ACADEMY PROGRAMMES
Interested in attending a trial for the Regional Academy Programme? Follow the link below to compelete the athlete information form and receive details of upcoming trials in the summer!
WHERE ARE WE?
England Handball’s Regional Academy programmes are based out of five regions. Please contact the manager of each region for additional information on training opportunities within the region.
REGIONS & CONTACT
EAST | SOUTH EAST | SOUTH WEST - firstname.lastname@example.org
MIDLANDS - email@example.com
NORTH WEST - firstname.lastname@example.org
Click on the links below to hear what some of our current athletes think about the Regional Academy Programme
Click the link below to read the story of players that have progressed through the Performance Pathway
Click on the link below to hear what one of our parents reps has to say about the performance pathway
REGIONAL ACADEMY DEVELOPMENT
Age Group: U16
The programme is the first stage of the England Handball performance pathway.
Each region has a capacity of 20 male and 20 female players. The selection process will be tailored to the needs of each region.
The aim of the programme is to provide players with an additional training opportunity, and begin their journey within the performance environment.
Players should be entering school year 9 or 10, represent their school team, or be registered to an England Handball affiliated club.
REGIONAL ACADEMY PERFORMANCE
Age Group: U18
The programme is the second stage of the England Handball performance pathway.
Each region has a capacity of 20 male and 20 female players.
The selection process will be tailored to the needs of each region.
The academy is in place to support players demonstrating;
- A commitment to club Handball
- A desire to progress into Youth National Teams
- Personal characteristics that support their individual development
- Potential to develop excellence in a range of skills required to perform in Youth National Teams
Players should be entering school year 11 or 12 and be registered to an England Handball affiliated club.