A new online platform has been launched to help young footballers master the skills necessary to play the Liverpool way.
Developed by coaches at Liverpool, it provides an unparalleled opportunity for young players to benefit from the leading academy expertise of the current FIFA Club World Cup and Premier League champions, whether they are starting out in the game or want to supplement other forms of training they may be undertaking.
Through world-class academy training methods, elite technical insights and inspiring content from the Reds’ first team heroes, LFC’s new eAcademy provides youngsters with the unique opportunity to develop their individual skills and techniques.
So, for players hoping to learn how to shoot like Mohamed Salah, dribble like Sadio Mane, pass like Thiago or strike a ball like Trent Alexander-Arnold, the eAcademy will show them how to do it.
Manager Jurgen Klopp said: “The eAcademy gives users a unique insight into the skills we value when playing the Liverpool way.
“It’s a great platform to help young players learn the techniques they need to advance their skills and become a better footballer.
“The LFC eAcademy will show you how to master the most important skills and techniques.”
Liverpool’s players have also praised the expertise that the eAcademy provides.
LFC Academy graduate and first team player, Trent Alexander-Arnold, said: “I didn’t only rely on my training with my coaches to improve my game, I had to work hard and practice on my own to make sure I was going to achieve my goals.
“I’d have loved to have something like this when I was growing up. The eAcademy is a fantastic platform to show young players how to play the Liverpool way.”
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Captain Jordan Henderson, added: “Developing your skills to become the best footballer you can be is about hard work, dedication and commitment.
“You need to spend hours and hours practicing and mastering techniques as a young player.
“The LFC eAcademy will support and guide young footballers to make sure they are working on the areas that will help them the most.”
Designed to be easily accessible to young fans around the world, the platform provides access to professional skills development videos and LFC coach demonstrations to break each technique down into the most important aspects to focus on.
For added aspirational value and to help push young players closer towards their goals, eAcademy includes LFC match footage to inspire and motivate, whilst identifying examples of the techniques deemed to be the most important by our coaches.
Young Reds can also get pointers from Klopp himself endorsing which skills to focus on, giving an authentic insight into the areas most valued at LFC.