Coaching tips

Quick tips: Our coaches are always looking for simple ways to share their knowledge. Click here for another tip from Ricki and his coaching team.

National Training Camp

Hot news: our academy will hold a national training camp for boys and girls aged 12-17 in April 2016. Click here for full details of the five-day residential camp.

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'Thanks, coaches'

Feedback: ‘Thank you and your fantastic team of coaches for giving Albie such a wonderful experience at the RHFA training in Taupo … ‘ – Jo Francis-Alles & Phillip Alles, parents of Albie (10).

Upcoming courses

National Training Camp

The Ricki Herbert Football Academy has announced a five-day residential National Training Camp for boys and girls aged 12-17 to be held in Cambridge in April 2016.

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Schofield to lead goalkeeper course

Schofield to lead goalkeeper course

Former New Zealand international goalkeeper Grant Schofield will run our weekly RHFA goalkeeping course in Auckland from January-April. Schofield, who was coach for the New Zealand U-17 team at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile, will be using his skills and experience to help goalkeepers aged 10-16.

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National Elite Academy Makes Its Debut

Debuts are always an emotional affair with many feelings of impatience, nerves and excitement for the first showing. The recently held National Elite Academy in Taupo was no different as it made its first appearance for the Ricki Herbert Football Academies line up of courses.

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Hot news

International news: Ricki Herbert’s Maldives head home from the Bangabandhu Gold Cup after a 4-1 semi-final loss to Nepal, though the young team can be satisfied with two wins and a draw at the tournament. More details here.

Match highlights:
Watch highlights from the Maldives’ earlier 2-0 win against Bangladesh.

Introducing our academy

Welcome: Ricki Herbert explains what the RHFA is trying to achieve.


Special feature

Cover story: Ricki Herbert features in FANZ: The Football Magazine published by Friends of Football.


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