For those who want to combine an investment in American football and high school studies, it is high time to apply to RIG in Uppsala or to NIU in Gothenburg, Solna, Karlstad, Kristianstad, Malmö, Uppsala or Örebro.
Students at RIG (national sports high school) and NIU (nationally approved sports education) attend a regular high school program with the subject of special sports that can be read up to 700 points. The studies are adapted to be able to train and learn elite sports during the day. To help the students, there are competent teachers with cutting-edge knowledge in the specific sports.
Are you in grade 9 and want to bet on American football? Welcome with your application. At RIG, you get the opportunity to become a better soccer player. You will become stronger, faster and more explosive. You get refined technique, you increase your tactical understanding and develop as a leader. But it’s not just on the football field that you develop. At RIG, you are a “Student Athlete” and we work hard to ensure that you get optimal study results. It is important to us that you get a university qualification. If you want to maximize your potential and achieve your dreams – then RIG is the right choice for you! Read more and apply to RIG American football at the Celsius school in Uppsala
You can choose to study economics, natural sciences or social sciences. You can also be an elite athlete and choose to study at our neighboring school, Bernadottegymnasiet. To enter American football, you first need to be athletically accepted. Then you apply to the program the usual way – there the selection takes place with the help of grades. Read more about NIU in Gothenburg
Since 2019, Karlstad’s sports high school has had the pleasure of offering talented young people a national sports education in American football. We train three days a week and you, as an American football player, study 400 points in the subject Special sports. For those who want to develop as an American football player, this is an excellent opportunity for you to combine regular studies with a focus on American football. Read more about NIU in Karlstad
NIU Kristianstad has now opened to receive applications for students who will start high school in the fall of 2023. Kristianstad offers a total of four different education programs where you can combine your high school major with elite training in American football. Boys and girls from all over Sweden are warmly welcome to apply! Read more about NIU in Kristianstad
On Monday, December 12, a Combine will be held where invited applicants may take tests and a personal interview, which is one of the first steps to joining Kristianstad’s NIU Elite Program for American Football. We will perform tests throughout the day to see what you can do, mobility and sprint tests. The tests are an evaluation of you as an athlete and individual. This helps us map the start of your elite investment. The application deadline is December 1.
Do you want to be part of putting American football in Malmö on the map and have the opportunity to train during school hours in a good training group? Then this is something for you. Read more about NIU in Malmö!
It is high time to apply for National Sports Education at NIU Solna Gymnasium. Already now on Monday 24 October there is an open house at the school from 17.00 – 19.00 – more information is available here. Read more about NIU in Solna.
At Solna high school, several sports are offered within the framework of NIU, National Sports Education. In order to run NIU, approval from the respective special sports federation is required. We at Solna gymnasium are proud of our sports profile and have a professional and well-established education for athletes. Through our NIU program, students get fantastic opportunities to develop both academically and in their sport. All of our NIU students have access to resources such as sports psychology counseling, prehab and rehabilitation teams, nutritional counseling, and individual study guidance.
The training conducted within the framework of NIU American Football aims to supplement the training the player conducts in his regular association. We train outdoors at Bergshamra during the seasonal periods of the school year and during the pre-season we train inside Solnahallen where the focus of the training consists of speed, strength and explosiveness. We train in the morning three sessions a week. Great importance is also placed on adapting the training in a way that ensures that the individual’s needs are met in relation to their position, while we train for such a broad base regarding coordination, mobility, technical ability and understanding of the game. The players also get tools to be able to take responsibility for their own development in the future and thus continue to develop after high school.
NIU at the Celsius school in Uppsala is a national sports education for high school students. The application to NIU is made via Uppsala sports gymnasium or via your specialist sports association (SF). Read more about NIU in Uppsala
NIU American football is conducted in collaboration with the Örebro Black Knights. At NIU American football, we work solely on the basis of each individual’s needs, with a strong focus on the physical training, which we conduct in the athletics hall. Before the season, we have the opportunity for ball training either indoors or outdoors. Once a week, the students have training and competition lessons together with other sports. It doesn’t matter which club you belong to when you attend NIU. Read more about NIU in Örebro