RELEASE : April 2017
"SOCCER ITALIAN STYLE RETURNING TO NZ"
Soccer Italian Style Coaches returning to Wellington - July 17-21 2017
In association with Fusion School of Football from Wellington, and Top Flight Football Academy in Auckland, Matteo Lardo and Alessandro Limone will be coming to WELLINGTON to deliver coaching to Wellington’s young footballers.
These Italian coaches have worked with a number of Italian football clubs - Empoli Football Club, ACF Fiorentina, ASD Ceriale Progetto Calcioand and are certified trainers allowing provides a great opportunity for football kids (7-14 years old) to upskill and learn from 2 talented Italian football coaches.
Introducing the Italian Coaches
Alessandro Limone was born in Pontedera (Pisa). He Started his experience on 2009 alongside Mirko Mazzantini, in Empoli Fc. Graduated in physical education, he has the license of “Istruttore scuola calcio”. Since 2009 he is the instructor of U7-5 in Empoli Giovani (the soccer school of Empoli FC) as well as, for the second season, technical assistant for Simone Bombardieri with the Empoli FC U15s.
Matteo Lardo was born in Finale Ligure (SV). Graduated in Physical Education at University of Studies in Genoa and "Level 1 Master in Theory and Techniques of Athletic Training in Football" at University of Studies Tor Vergata in Rome. Certified soccer trainer CONI-FIGC SGS, trainer UEFA C Grassroots youth players and soccer coach UEFA B. Since 2013 Matteo coaches in the youth sector, he is the assistant and physical coach of the first team in "ASD Ceriale Progetto Calcio". From 2013 to 2015 Matteo worked as an instructor in U.C. Sampdoria in summer camps all over Italy. He is currently in Dubai running the Soccer Italian Style programme, in collaboration with CF Football Academy.
Craig Candy - 027 26 77 53
RELEASE : June 2016
"SOCCER ITALIAN STYLE COMING TO WELLINGTON NZ"
Soccer Italian Style Coaches to visit Wellington - July 18-22 2016
In association with Fusion School of Football from Wellington, and Top Flight Football Academy in Auckland, Matteo Fazzini [ACF Fiorentina reserve team special assistant, assistant coach with U17] and Alessandro Limone [Empoli FC U10 and assistant coach U15] will be in WELLINGTON to deliver coaching to Wellington’s young footballers.
These Italian coaches have over 15 years combined experience working with some of the best Italian football clubs - Empoli Football Club and ACF Fiorentina . This is a great opportunity for football kids (7-14 years old) to upskill and learn from 2 talented Italian football coaches.
This is a new relationship for the Wellington region. Soccer Italian Style has worked with Top Flight Football Academy in Auckland for a number of years, and are now setting up links with the Fusion School of Football in Wellington.
FUSION School of Football
Fusion Football was formed in 2010 and currently trains 30 to 40 kids throughout the Wellington region. Fusion School of Football provides football coaching in Wellington and is currently the only established private and Club independent Junior Development School here in Wellington, with a growing reputation. Fusion targets kids of the ages 7-14 and they have received interest of late, from some of the bigger football academies, to provide a pathway and feeder system for talented players looking for continued development. The establishment and contribution of the football academies is having an impact onthe development of the game in New Zealand. Each come with their own philosophy and many like Fusion Football are determined to contribute back into the game here.
Who is Soccer Italian Style
Soccer Italian Style (SIS) was established by two bright, highly qualified coaches, Mirko Mazzantini and Simone Bombardieri who together have over 30 years of experience in professional clubs and have been training young players in every category (U6 to U16) . Based in Empoli, Italy, their mission is to be a point of reference for coaches, players and athletic clubs worldwide.
Since 2005, Mazzantini and Bombardieri have held several conventions for coaches and young players in Italy, the United States, Canada, Poland, Norway and New Zealand. Their work has always been met with great appreciation and much esteem.
In 2007, during the soccer coaching convention in Vancouver ,Canada, SIS was voted to be the best teaching method used among the most important professional soccer clubs on a worldwide level.
For this reason they have been invited throughout Italy, the United States, Canada, Norway and New Zealand to organize Summer Camps open to both boys and girls. The great success of these summer camps is seen in the very large number of participants.
Introducing the Italian Coaches
Matteo Fazzini (ACF Fiorentina reserve team special assistant, assistant coach with U17 youth team) and Alessandro Limone (Empoli FC U10 and assistant coach U15 youth) will be leading the clinics in Wellington.
Matteo Fazzini was born in 1974 in Florence. He is a qualified soccer coach through the "Young Players Coach" patent, and Basic Coach Uefa B. Since 2010 he has been collaborating with Acf Fiorentina, as technical collaborator and coach assistant for the National Young Players team. He has more than 7 years of experience as coordinator of social and educational services, especially dealing with disabled people. Within this activity he couples his educational and pedagogical skill with his coacher qualified experience, as proved by an innovative project for people with learning and social disabilities. In 2010 he was delegated by Renzo Ulivieri (President of National Coacher School) to represent the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) in a short school held in Wales (UEFA Study Group), to develop and improve the Federation activities devoted to disabled people. In 2011 he was a co-founder of the Quartotempo Association in Florence: in 2013 he received a Special Award from CONI Toscana (regional branch of National Olympic Committee) to honour his activity within the association.
Alessandro Limone was born in Pontedera (Pisa) in 1987. He Started his experience on 2009 alongside Mirko Mazzantini, in Empoli Fc. Graduated in physical education, he has the license of “Istruttore scuola calcio”. Since 2009 He is the instructor of U7-5 in Empoli Giovani (the soccer school of Empoli Fc) as well as, for the second season, technical assistant of Simone Bombardieri in the U15.
Craig Candy - 027 26 77 53