Barracks To Bootroom

lfc1Liverpool FC Foundation / Military Veterans Programme Barracks To Bootroom The Barracks to Bootroom programme started in November 2012 to provide a specific Football offering for Military Veterans in our city. With participation numbers and delivery activity increasing we are receiving significant amount of media coverage locally, nationally and internationally.

In May 2014 Liverpool FC became the first Premier League Team to sign the MOD Corporate Covenant, in recognition of the programmes work we were invited to Our Military Veterans programme aims to engage Military Armed Forces Veterans back into civilian life. We believe that football offers the ideal platform to promote physical activity, team work, self confidence and general good health and well being. By offering ex military service men and women regular physical activity through weekly training sessions, 5 aside tournaments and 11 a-side competitive games we believe we can create positive and As our profile increase we have featured locally on the BBC, Nationally on Sky Sports and internationally on the British Forces News that reaches 26 countries. To date 19 of our participants have undertaken a range of courses such as the FA level 1 Coaching Badge, Refereeing Level 1, Soccer Buddies and Personnel Protection with most of The Barracks to Bootroom programme offers a range of activity and caters for all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Our offer includes Coaching Sessions held at the LFC Academy, 5 a side leagues and 11 a side invitational matches. For more information or to attend any of our sessions please contact:- steve.hollis@liverpoolfc.com

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