In partnership with AS Cannes, USCBO Cannes, ES Cannet-Rocheville and other selected football clubs, the Academy is the gateway to high-level football. Its ambition is to have every passionate player realize his dream: to become a professional football player.
As a stimulating and performing football structure, the Academy reveals the potential, the skills and weaknesses of each player, and prepares individual programmes accordingly.
Thanks to a highly qualified staff, trained and accustomed to detect young talents, and to a personalized performance monitoring, the players can learn, explore each and every skill, improve their abilities and get a better game.
The Academy sport and cultural programme is focused on human behaviour in terms of body and mind harmonious development in every day practice. Pro football training and physical preparation in the morning, French classes or school curriculum, football training with the club in the evenings, and matches at the weekends.
Close to Ligue 1 teams OGC Nice, AS Monaco and Olympique Marseille, the Academy offers to meet the professional players of those famous clubs, as well as FIFA agents and scouts. Visits of training centres are also part of the programme. "A very instructive experience ! "
At this stage, the Academy has welcomed players from 44 different nationalities : from Algeria, Australia, Bahrein, Belgium, Benin, Bermudes, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Congo, Cyprus, Denmark, England, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, India, Ireland, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Laos, Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Marocco, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, South Africa, Switzerland, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, USA, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and New Caledonia (F).
The Academy is located in Cannes on the French Riviera and the students are accommodated at Cannes International Campus.
The next programme will be from 3 January to 30 May 2021. For the 2021-2022 annual programme, the dates will be 15 August 28 May.
EXAMPLE OF A WEEK AT THE MICHEL HIDALGO ACADEMY
|Between 7.30 and 8.30||15 minutes muscles reinforcement||Rest|
|Between 8 and 9||Breakfast||Brunch from 9 to 12.30|
|9 to 10.15||French class||French class|| French class
from 9 to 12
|French class|| French class
from 9 to 12
|10.30 to 12||Training
gym / outside
|From 12 to 1pm||Lunch|
|Between 1pm and 2.30||Rest|
|From 2.30 to 4.30||French course or English course (3 times a week)
Or school work conducted by a representative of Cours Pi
|Between 6 and 9.30||Training on field with the club of AS Cannes or other club
1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours / 3 to 4 trainings weekly
Weekly meeting at the P’tit Café
|Between 7 and 10||Dinner||Dinner|
|Between 8 and 10.30||Socialization, games at Le p'tit Café, or homeworks|