Bulls Academy Program

Summary

The Bulls Academy Program (BAP) is based on the Football Federation Australia’s (FFA) national curriculum Skill Acquisition Program (SAP).

The Bulls Academy Program is designed to perfect and accelerate the skill development of identified players between the critical ages of 8 to 16. This is the age group universally acknowledged to be the optimal mental and physical phase in which children can learn motor skills.

The Bulls Academy Program aims to provide the necessary technical ‘tools’ to be able to play the game at the highest possible level with a focus on functional game skills.

The different Programs are:                                                                                                     

What are the different levels of Football in Queensland?

Ipswich City Football Club plays in the Football Brisbane competition which from 2020 is only one level below Football Queensland.

MiniRoos (U9-U11)

Juniors Boys (U12-U16)

Juniors Girls (U12-U16)

 

 

Skill Acquisition Phase (SAP)

 

Football Queensland Premier League (FQPL)

 

Football Queensland Premier League (FQPL)

 

Komodo

 

Brisbane Youth Premier League (BYPL)

 

Division 1

 

Goannas

 

Division 1

 

Division 2

 

Gecko

 

Division 2 etc.

 

 

Note: Skill Acquisition Phase (SAP) is Under 9 to Under 12

 

How much does it cost?

The Bulls Academy Program (BAP) aims to keep costs low making it affordable for all players.

Academy Programs can be expensive, just because our prices are lower does not mean the quality is any different.

Program

Our Cost

Comparison Clubs

FQPL

Komodo Academy Program

$250

$600 - $1,100

$800 - $2,500

Youth Academy Program

$300

$800 - $1,100

$900 - $2,500

Girls Development Program

$5 - $10 per session

Unable to find

$900 - $2,500

Development Program

$5 - $10 per session

$15 - $50 per session

 

Goalkeeper Development Program

$5 - $10 per session

$15 - $50 per session

 

Note: All fees are excluding match fees

Academy Programs

  • Bulls Training Kit (shirt, shorts and socks)

  • All coaches have minimum Skill Training Accreditation

  • 30-week program

  • 2 x session per week of SAP coaching

    • Striking the ball / First touch / 1 v 1 / Running with the ball

  • Skill driven training game to increase players game knowledge

  • Extra fixtures approx. 4-6 match days (opponents could be SAP team, out of zone Komodo teams)

  • 3 local carnivals (Carnivals are additional cost)

Development Programs

  • All coaches have minimum Skill Training Accreditation

  • 16-week program (Term 2 & 3)

  • 1 x session per week of SAP coaching

    • Striking the ball / First touch / 1 v 1 / Running with the ball

  • Skill driven training game to increase players game knowledge

  • Extra fixtures approx. 4-6 match days (opponents could be SAP team, out of zone Komodo teams)

  • 3 local carnivals (Carnivals are additional cost)

About Our Club

Ipswich City Soccer Club, "The Bulls", was formed in 1975 with five teams and 70 players, drawn from all parts of Ipswich City, although most of them came from Leichhardt, Brassall & surrounding areas. The first committee meeting was held on 16th Feb 1975. The committee voted Noel McCool as President, Pam McCool as Secretary & John Hohnke as Treasurer. Mrs Jones was also voted President of the Ladies committee. Committee members voted were: Joe Korhecz, Ray Jones, Barry Roberts, Brian Hartwell & John Stains.