The F2 Academy is a Full-Time Football and Education programme for 16+ learners stablished in 2017 by The F2 Freestylers in Hertfordshire and Essex. The F2 Freestylers are the freestyle football duo Jeremy Lynch and Billy Wingrove, world renowned for performing breathtaking tricks and skills to audiences in stadia, on live TV and Social Media.
The F2 Academy was established to provide a platform for young adults to excel in sport, education and media. The F2 have been fortunate to experience first hand a variety of aspects of the sports business. The academy aims to provide the platform for exceptional individuals to enjoy a career in this sector both on and off the pitch.
The F2 Academy is an inclusive and unique learning environment coupling education with practical demonstration; with the key emphasis on areas around intellectual curiosity, provision to others, and a comprehensive perspective on education. Our collaboration of education and sporting excellence promotes career preparation, and provides opportunities for personal and professional growth in sport and all associated areas.
We ensure every learner has the opportunity to get involved, regardless of ability or interest; and strive to develop our learners through educational experiences both in and out of the classroom.
All students have the opportunity to participate in our elite training syllabus alongside our competitive fixture programme.
Our academy base houses 2 fully maintained full-size grass football pitches, 1 full-size 4G pitch, 6 changing rooms, 4 class rooms, 4 sports halls, a fully equipped gym and a canteen.
Social media is currently transforming sport and sports businesses. All our learners gain the opportunity to understand how the F2 Freestylers built their social media platforms to become the global social media influencers they are seen as today; with a number of students already helping to build the F2 Academy social media following through creating our own YouTube channel and a number of social media posts.