A massive congratulations to ASA Elite Academy players, Yairo and Semuel Hendriks, who both just completed a brilliant, and gruelling, Ajax football coaching development program in Amsterdam, Holland. The boys were put through their paces with other talented U12 and U14 players by Ajax's top youth team coaches over the weeklong program which will stand them in good stead for... Read more
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A massive congratulations to Arthur Irawan and Mochamad Dimas Alfian Taparel who have both recently signed for professional soccer clubs in Indonesia. Arthur, aged 21, who previously played professionally with Espanol in Spain, and who was sent to Manchester United F.C. for trials in the UK 10 years ago by ASA, is currently playing for Persija in the Indonesian Super League... Read more
In collaboration with F.C. Barcelona Foundation and KONAMI, ASA recently kicked off a second FutbolNet project in the slum areas of Pluit, North Jakarta followed by the rural areas of Bogor in West Java. The project specifically focuses on empowering 71 disadvantaged male and female community coaches on FCB's FutbolNet training methodologies over a 9 month period. Supported by ASA... Read more
Supported by Combiphar, ASA recently launched a brand new Health & Nutrition education through Marathon Running "Training of Trainer" (ToT) Master Training empowerment project for school teachers based in Jakarta, Bekasi and Tangerang, Indonesia. The project specifically focuses on empowering SMU school teachers on the ASA Edu-Sports Health & Nutrition combined with Life Skills Development training methodologies over a... Read more
Supported by long-term project partner, US Embassy in Jakarta, ASA Foundation recently launched another sports-based conflict resolution project across Banten, Indonesia called “Life Skills for American Sports”. 16 male and female teacher trainers from schools and pesantrens across Lebak and Pandeglang were screened, selected and subsequently trained by ASA through intensive Training of Trainer (ToT) Master training activities which developed... Read more
Supported by Jawa Power, YTL and PSSI, ASA recently set up a series of U12 player trials which launched the brand new, ground breaking, Elite Youth Soccer-based Life Skills Development Center based at the Jawa Power & YTL complex in Paiton, Probolinggo, East Java, Indonesia. Replicating ASA's massively successful Jakarta and South Sumatra projects, and following on from last year’s Phase 1 of... Read more
ASA, in collaboration with long-time programming partner, Coca Cola Amatil Indonesia (CCAI), recently kicked off Year 7 of the massively successful “Coke Kicks” Grass Roots Community Capacity Building & Life Skills through Professional Soccer Development program in Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia. The Training of Trainer (ToT) Master Training program, which runs nationwide across 10 cities, empowers both local academy soccer coaches and... Read more
ASA facilitated an FC Barcelona & UNICEF supported, Inclusive Sports Development Training of Trainer (ToT) Master Training program called "FutbolNet" for 60 local male and female teachers and government officials from across Indonesia which was held at the SLB1 (inclusive) school at Lebak Bulus, Jakarta. Organised by ASA, and led by FC Barcelona's Master Educators, the intensive 3 day seminar empowered... Read more
ASA recently conducted a UNHCR & CWS supported Futsal-based Life Skills & Health Training of Trainer (ToT) Master Training project for 25 x Afghan, Somalian and Ethiopian male refugees together with local community coaches in Jakarta.
The intensive 3 day ToT Master Training project empowered the 17-19 year old refugee and local community coach stakeholders by building their capacity to deliver... Read more
ASA recently launched a Nestlé MILO Cereal supported Futsal-based Health & Nutrition education project for 320 youth together with their parents in Jakarta and Karawang, West Java.
The 2 day project events empowered local parent stakeholders by educating them on Health & Nutrition information while their children participated in healthy breakfast cereal consumption and Futsal tournament activities which would lead to improved... Read more
ASA implemented a Grass Roots Soccer-based Life Skills & Health education youth development program in Paiton, East Java, Indonesia. Supported by Jawa Power & YTL, and endorsed by PSSI in East Java, the project implementation focused on the Soccer-based “Training of Trainer” (ToT) Master Training program for 25 x young adult soccer coaches in Paiton that is specifically designed to build... Read more
A massive congratulations to ASA female trainer stakeholder, Jessica Wu, from Mindanao in the Philippines who recently excelled during the US Embassy supported Female Global Sports Mentoring program initiative which was held in the US. Jessica, a local female soccer coach from Iligan (Mindanao), who is currently starring in the ASA Sports-based Conflict Resolution & Life Skills Training of Trainer... Read more
Super talented ASA Elite female soccer player, Nora Trapp, recently joined up with another top ex-ASA Elite female soccer star, Caroline Healy, at the prestigious Rider Broncs (University) in New Jersey, US. Nora has recently been selected by the Rider University to represent their elite Broncs soccer team, whilst Caroline has been with the club for over 2 years and... Read more
ASA is delighted to have launched its very first Sports based education project across the Philippines. Supported by the US Embassy, the project implementation is two fold by focusing on the Sports-based “Training of Trainer” (ToT) Master Training program for 40 x young adult teachers based in Tacloban and Mindanao, Philippines that is specifically designed to build their capacity to... Read more
Through our long term professional partnership with PFSA, ASA is delighted to announce all Elite Senior Players (U18) will be connected to professional clubs when they leave Indonesia to further their studies in new countries. ASA and PFSA will arrange for the players to link up with professional clubs close to their universities. Exciting times for all our senior players!... Read more
ASA, in collaboration with long-term global partner US Embassy, launched a Life Skills for American Sports project for the Dignity Foundation Learning Center and surrounding communities in Sentul. KL, Malaysia. President Obama recently visited Dignity Foundation which teachers refugee students so ASA was absolutely delighted to have conducted an empowerment project at the learning center.
The overall goal of the project... Read more