ANDhe The sports project that Iaki Arechabaleta is developing this Wednesday is based on the premise that “Lezama is the best academy in the world.” The candidate for the presidency of Athletic considers that his working group has given effect to a reality that could have travel for 10 years. Recruitment, training, development and sports growth alternatives are the basis of a project that will also improve the relationship with the agreed clubs, to provide them with better means and structures, and in which changes in the structure of the sports teams are estimated. initiation in Lezama, with a greater connection of the children with their clubs of origin.
The approach has taken into account variables such as the birth rate in the Basque Country, the percentage of footballers who progress towards professionalism, either in Athletic or outside the Atletico area, and, among others, the ages of debuts that affect a performance improvement and optimization plan. Thus, through an enriched training methodology with BigData, the The objective is “that the greatest talents in our environment understand that being in Lezama is a unique opportunity”. The design includes defining the profile of a player and his future positional evolution to ensure smooth transition to the professional categories, in which the proportion of those who enter the first recruitment for fry in Lezama is to be increased. One of the objectives is that “25% of those who arrive at Basconia have a place in at least the Second Division or foreign European leagues.”
The structure, under the criteria of evaluation and continuous assessment, consolidate technicians and analysts, who from cadets will be one per team and before they will work in stagespromote the psychological training of coaches and players, also serving families, and include models of intervention and change from cadets, in which the players will be able to go out to intensify their progression in different clubs, while enhancing their academic training, for periods of 3, 6 or 9 months. The performance analysis is so exhaustive that it details even the characteristics of the main leagues in which the footballers could go on loan, either in the last stage of development or without a possible competition window in the first team, depending on their playing conditions.
The measures do not forget the investment in Lezama, which despite being an avant-garde complex can take a step forward. The possibility of converting it into a High Performance Center will be studied, with residence for most of the footballers, who will continue their academic studies in concentrated centers, increasing the hours and quality of training. The IFinfrastructures are not left behind and it will be proposed to equip all fields with cameras and the option of covering field 7 to host specific dynamics. Similarly, there is an intention to improve the physiotherapy areas and increase the core and gym space so that at least two teams can work at the same time with recording devices.