Want to know a bit more about us before coming along? Of course, we've supplied some information below about what we do and how we do it.
However, please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions.
Strange thing to have first up isn't it! We think it's really important to outline our position.
The Futsal Development Centre is exactly that, a Development Centre. Our aim is to make all players that come along better, whilst having lots of fun. If you watch our sessions you will see lots of time on the ball, techinal ability being improved, players being challenged but all under the concept of "Fun" and "Game-Time"
We don't promise to play against professional academies, we won't promise scouts along to watch games, we won't compromise on equal game-time for all.
What we do is give players responsibility, allow to them to make mistakes and learn from them, allow them to grow in an environment where they will be tested, but not judged.
This makes us different from many other Football/Futsal Clubs/Academies. It's different but it works! Come along and see for yourself.
We should also be honest, we work with a lot of Grassroots clubs and do lots of work with Hampshire FA and the Football Association in general.
- Alongside Hampshire FA we launched the 1st ever Youth Futsal League in Hampshire (www.nhyfl.co.uk) - In February 2020 we were selected by The FA to appear in a national advertisement campaign to promote Futsal through their partner Pokemon. This includes working with national team players. Due to Covid-19 this has been put on hold but we continue to work closely with the FA promoting the game.
- We work very closely with Rushmoor Community FC and also Chelsea FC Foundation. We have close links to Reading FC and continue to grow Futsal within the community.
We don't work with coaches unless they agree with our philosphy. We want our coaches to challenge players but in a respectful, appropriate way and to give players ownership. You will not hear shouting from the sidelines here!
All our coaches are DBS checked and have appropriate Safeguarding and First Aid Qualifications. Many have specialist Futsal qualifications and they come from all walks of society.
There are no trials and we welcome players of all abilities. If there is space you can join.
All funds generated goes back into the club.
Futsal is different but incredibly popular around the world. As with all things new it can sometimes be met with suspicion. We can assure you if you come along you will enjoy it!