Match Academy 2019 - APPLY NOW!

Applications for the 2019 Guru Match Academy are now open!

You can download your application form for this years event on the link below:


Application deadline - June 3rd 2019.


We are excited to announce that applications for the 2019 Guru Match Academy are now open! This is a concept that enables young match anglers between the ages of 13 and 18 to team up with an expert member of Team Guru for a day of tuition! The event will take place during the summer school holidays, on two mid-week days in August. The first is at Partridge Lakes Fishery on August 15th, and the second a week later at Makins Fishery on August 22nd. Which venue successful applicants are invited to will depend on the anglers home location.

Adam Rooney is just one of the main men on hand!

There are tonnes of wicked prizes!

The youngsters will meet for an introduction and breakfast roll in the morning. They will then be allocated a tutor and peg for the day, before heading off with their Guru for tuition on the method and tactics are suited to their swim on the day. This year we’re hoping to get even more of our expert Guru’s involved with the coaching, on top of last year’s expert stable that included Paul Holland, Adam Rooney, Robbie Taylor, Ben Hagg, Andy Pell, Mark Griffiths, Matt Godfrey, Connor Barlow, Pete Upperton, Pemb Wrighting, Steve Parry, Barry Masson, Mark Taylor, Mikey Williams, and more!

After the coaching, students will be served lunch in the main café area, before preparing for the afternoon match! This will see the students compete against each other in a three-hour event, battling it out infront of the Guru cameras who will be producing a film for broadcast on our website and social media.

Like last year, two youngsters attending this year's Match Academy will receive a one-year £1000 sponsorship deal from Tackle Guru, PLUS a Guru Rive Seatbox worth £600 - an unmissable opportunity! This will be one student from each of the Academy days.

If you have any questions about the event, please email Matt Godfrey at: matt.godfrey@tackleguru.co.uk

Makins and Partridge make awesome venues for the events!

One to one coaching from the best in the business!