Mr. Praputt Kamlang-ek
THE PRESIDENT’S PHILOSOPHY - Mr. Praputt Kamlang-ek
“Football is a global game that invokes passion, loyalty, teamwork and joy.
It builds character and develops the soul of a person. Such is the fluidity of the
The Arsenal Soccer School in Thailand holds all of these values central to its philosophy
but, it has its own story to shape by doing it the Arsenal Way. It’s about the game
and more. It’s about nurturing talent and skills through fun learning. It is about
directing and channeling passion in the right direction. It is about bringing joy
and excitement to the many children, parents and adults who “play” with us.
At Arsenal Soccer School we provide the platform to live the dream. We build strong
bridges between our parents, coaches and children, encouraging community engagement
and teaching life skills through football.
It is your school to embrace. A shared philosophy for being one with society, a
community and a family that is inclusive, respectful and fun.”
INTRODUCTION TO ARSENAL SOCCER SCHOOLS
Welcome to Arsenal Soccer Schools, a key component of Arsenal Football Club’s
global community programme has arrived in Thailand. Established proudly in various
parts of the world and aggressively growing in footprint, the school is a firm foundation
for a fun-learning soccer environment.
The interesting curriculum provides for defined soccer skills to be learnt within
a structured surrounding. Whilst soccer remains the principal education, it also
offers opportunities for developing positive social skills and values through the
exchanges the children will have within a community that is non-discriminatory of
race, language, religion and background, which is indeed clearly representative
of Arsenal Football Club.
Arsenal Soccer Schools are very important to Arsenal Football Club as it provides
hundreds of children the opportunity to be part of a wonderful football club whilst
the players are exemplary role models.
Here in Thailand, we aim to be consistent to the Arsenal way of things and aim to
foster and grow Arsenal’s beliefs of how soccer should be played from a very
young age whilst fun remains a core part of the learning setting. We also aspire
to cultivate well-rounded individuals in an atmosphere that is totally inclusive.
The School offers various coaching programmes for different age groups, both in-house
and outreach programmes, including opportunities to play in competitive matches
at fixed training intervals. The children’s progress will be continuously
monitored and evaluated so that special talents can also be progressed through the
As the likes of Francesc Fabregas, Robin Van Persie, Theo Walcott, Kolo Toure, Emmanuel
Adebayor and company inspire on a weekly basis on the television, so will the Arsenal
Soccer School in Thailand.
In essence Arsenal Soccer School in Thailand is
Playing the Arsenal Way
Welcome to Arsenal Soccer Schools, a key part of the Arsenal Football Club’s global
community program that is committed to building soccer skills through a fun learning
The curriculum provides defined soccer skills to be learned within a structured
environment to enhance and develop your child’s abilities both off and on the pitch.
Endorsed by the brilliant Arséne Wenger, the soccer training program has
consistently evolved to world class standards that have seen the rapid establishment
of schools all over the world and especially in Asia and the Middle East.
ABOUT ARSENAL FOOTBALL CLUB – ‘Victory through Harmony’
Founded in 1886, Arsenal have been the English Champions 13 times (winning the Premier
League unbeaten in 2004), and won the FA cup 10 times. They reached the Final of
the European Champions League in 2006. A multinational team, boasting 15 nationalities
from Europe, Africa and South America in the first team squad, they are one of Europe’s
Arsenal are fully involved in the local community programme supporting many projects
worldwide. Keen supporters of youth soccer, Arsenal have a very successful youth