Challenger Sports Factory Shop will be open from April 1st 2020 selling to the public our full range of GKicon gloves, footballs, shirts and any of your football needs. The factory shop will be open from 10am-4pm Monday- Friday- please come in and we will be pleased to help you in anyway we can.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Challenger Sports Factory Shop will be closed until further notice. As soon as we are able to we will open and look forward to providing you with all your football needs. X

Challenger Sports operate a global network of soccer schools around the world, from 18-months to 18-years we’ve got a programme suitable for everyone.

From TinyTykes for children aged 18-months to 5-years, through to British Soccer and TetraBrazil programmes for children aged 5-18 and GK Icon, our specialist coaching for budding goalkeepers.

Our expert coaches are trained to motivate and engage children across different stages of their football development; whether they're kicking a ball for the first time or using our schools alongside higher level academy training, our philosophy is simple… We have the Right People delivering the Right Things in the Right Way.

Find out more about our programmes and the sessions running near you below...

We recruit only the best people from around the world..

The recruitment team in the UK and Brazil work hard to ensure that the coaches and business owners that work with Challenger Sports are the best possible, working to ensure that the kids in the USA, Canada and the rest of the world have the best possible experience in camps, parties and term-time development programmes.

All our coaches attend a recruitment weekend where they are assessed and mentored to uphold our world class reputation.

Watch the video to experience one of our recruitment weekends for yourself.


British Soccer is the largest soccer coaching program in North America and Canada teaching over 220,000 children each year. Now spreading across the globe, British Soccer continues to bring an innovative philosophy and coaching curriculum to children from 5-18 years. Take a look at our session types below, there really is something for everyone.

Junior Player Development Courses

These term-time courses provide children aged 5-7 (phase 2) or 8-11 (phase 3) with regular 
development through the British Soccer curriculum. Challenger’s 1,000 Touches Curriculum has been created to address the key areas of technical development that have the biggest impact on performance in the game. We know that the more time the players spend in contact with the ball the quicker they will master important core skills. 

Academy Player Development Courses

These term-time courses provide children aged 12-15 (phase 4) or 16-18 (phase 5) with
regular development through the British Soccer curriculum. These sessions have an increasing
focus on tactical development whilst still maintaining individual ball-work.

School Curriculum Programs

British Soccer provide an ideal solution for Breakfast Clubs, Lunchtime Coaching, School Teams, 
After-school Programs and School PPA Cover. Our schools programs are either exclusive to 
children from particular schools or are open to all, typically running for 6-week half-term 
periods. A great introduction to our curriculum with an emphasis on learning 
through fun games and activities.


No matter what the occasion, British Soccer can help make it a huge success!
 We provide a professional, licensed coach to host a birthday-themed
soccer session at a location of your choice. Lots of fun-based games provide children
with the perfect introduction to the British Soccer curriculum, we even provide the party bags!


During holiday periods British Soccer offer vacation style soccer camps for players of all ages
and abilities. Following either our Junior Curriculum (ages 5-11 / phases 2-3) or our Academy
Curriculum (ages 12-18 / phases 4-5). These Camps offer a varied week of activities
focusing on our 5-Steps to Success; Ball Mastery, Passing and Receiving, Attacking Moves,
Juggling and Fitness. Our Academy Camps focus on more tactical development looking at
understanding good match preparation and adapting to different match situations.

British Soccer Skills Leagues (coming soon)

Remove all League headaches as British Soccer Skills Leagues do it all for you!
Children are placed into teams (or can attend as an already made team) and receive one 
professional coaching session per week as well as a coached small sided games at the weekend. 
The format involves a technical skills-based curriculum which focuses on moves, tricks and 
turns which players can utilize in their weekend game for increased points and goals! 
Different age group competitions exist with league tables and player statistics posted online. 
Winning teams have the chance to progress to our National Finals held each Easter.

Club Development Programs

Give your Club team the boost it needs…
Our British Soccer Academy Trainers will work with your Club to provide professional training
sessions incorporating all the components of the game. We’ll work with you to establish how
our curriculum can dovetail into your existing training program, complementing your
work and driving the success of your team. We’ll break down the three phases of play
and link to the tactics you want to be playing on match day.

At Challenger Sports we have venues delivering our various coaching programmes up and down the UK; to find the perfect venue for you, click the button below and find locations close to you. Don’t worry if you can’t find a venue near you at present, we are constantly adding new locations so be sure to check back soon.

Official shop

From soccer kits and footballs to goalkeeping gloves and backpacks, the Challenger Sports Online Store has everything you might need for soccer players from 18-months to adults! We aim to the deliver high quality merchandise at an affordable price and work hard to ensure we’re always providing our customers with what they want and need. Our Teamwear division is one of the largest merchandise distributors in North America, so youre in good hands!

The ordering process is simple, select the items you want, choose the appropriate sizes/colours, login and pay! We calculate the postage based on the weight of the items and will ship them within 24-business hours. You’ll usually receive the items within 3-5 working days, although if youre in need of a quicker deliver call us on +44 (0)3302 233613 and we’ll do are best to speed things up for you.

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