Skill-based football coaching in Leighton Buzzard for children from ages 4 to 12

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Skills-based Football Coaching

Our primary focus is enable children to develop complete control of the football. Embedding this ball mastery will allow your child to progress faster, and gain a deeper love and enjoyment of the game. 

Lions NXT Football Academy is dedicated to skills based coaching, to help children aged 5 to 15 continuously push their own capabilities and realise their potential, whether that be at grass roots level, pre-academy or academy level.

We aim to support each child’s development individually regardless of ability. 

Lions NXT Football Academy based in Leighton Buzzard is open to boys and girls, of all abilities. Whether your child is just starting out their footballing journey or you are already playing within a local club and want to develop further. 

"To control the ball, means to control the game."

Pep Guardiola


Whether your children are pushing for pre-academy status, playing at grassroots, or they have never kicked a ball before, we have a class to suit.


We welcome boys and girls and actively encourage mixed groups. Football should have no boundaries or limitations. Accessibility is paramount.


Safe environment

We ensure a safe environment for your child as standard. Have peace of mind we put safeguarding, welfare, health & safety as our top priority.

coaching & facilities

Our coaches are nothing but brilliant. They'll bring out the best in your children to really instil the belief that they can achieve. Coupled with great facilities & equipment.

"Every year I try to grow as a player. I try to improve my game in every way possible."

Lionel Messi

FA Qualified Coaches

At Lion NXT Generation Football Coaching Academy, we take our coaching seriously. All of our coaches are continuously training to increase their knowledge of the beautiful game. Our coaches are trained to a minimum official FA Level 1 standard. Our coaches regularly attend local FA-facilitated CPD training.


But football is not just about knowledge and experience. First and foremost, football is about fun & inclusivity.  Not only do our coaches have great footballing passion, but they are also fantastic at helping children excel within the classes. We carefully select the best individuals, who possess both the qualities of coaching and nurturing. 



Don't just take our word for it


Play hard. Train hard. Laugh hard.

Stay fit & healthy

Keep your child active. Week in, week out. For a healthier mind and body, reduced stress & better sleep.

Improve Technique

Our focus on technical capability is clear. The outcome, is better control of the football. Simple.

Make New Friends

Football brings people together. It fulfils our need for togetherness, belonging & collective achievement.