RANGERS FC RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM AT CANDOR INTERNATIONAL

Rangers FC from Glasgow are one of the few clubs among Europe’s Elite to invest in nurturing academy players rather than buying top talent from different clubs. With an eye to attract and develop top talent from India by capatilising on the enormous popularity of football in the country and capture a massive fan base in the years to come, Rangers FC is tying up with Candor International School in an exclusive partnership and a first in India on a long-term project. To achieve this goal, Rangers FC will send one of its top youth development coaches to be based in India at Candor International School who will help scout and nurture promising young footballers from across the country on a year-long basis.

THE RANGERS-CANDOR WAY OF DEVELOPMENT

To fulfil its goal towards producing a professional-level footballer – The Rangers FC Academy stipulates that every one of its young footballers undergoes over 600 hours of training each year based on the Rangers Academy curriculum and an extensive ‘match-play’ format. At Candor International School, Rangers FC will replicate that model by training a select number of talented footballers across various age groups – through training drills and sessions conducted by the Rangers FC coach each day in the morning and evening parallel to the academic calendar. - 3 hours of training per day (weekdays - both morning and evening sessions) - 32 weeks of training under International Head Coach during the academic calendar - Intensive training regimen ahead of competitive games - Matches & Tournaments, both Domestic & International - 5-DAY TRIAL & MATCH EXPERIENCE AT RANGERS FC HOME IN GLASGOW




 

AREAS OF FOCUS

The program will replicate the training received by a Rangers Academy player in Scotland right here in Bangalore, which focuses on the 4 pillars of youth football training (technical, tactical, physical, and mental) which take varying levels of precedence during different phases and ages of a player.

Technical Training

Tactical Development

Physical Conditioning

Mental Conditioning

FACILITIES AT CANDOR INTERNATIONAL

  • 11-a-side Football Field
  • 25-meter Swimming Pool
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • Running track and Gym
  • Basketball Courts
  • International Standard Hostel

I.B SYLLABUS EDUCATION AT CANDOR INTERNATIONAL

Candor International School will offer an International Baccalaureate syllabus education, where each child will have the option to become a weekly or full-time boarder so that they can pursue their goal to one day becoming a professional athlete. The football residential program will offer an international standard education to a select group of students who aspire to make it as a professional footballer at Candor International School’s campus which offers boarding and residential facilities in Electronic City, Bangalore.

MANAGING ACADEMICS & FOOTBALL

The program will also allocate requisite amount of time for the players to focus on their academics and home work, so that they don’t lag behind and remain abreast with the rest of their classmates.