Advanced Training Camp
ATC Program Overview
This intense program is for the advanced player who wants to take their game to the next level. Aimed at Travel, Competitive, Premier and High School players, the camp will replicate the training methods conducted by professional soccer club academies in Britain and Europe.
The program will incorporate professional coaching with educational seminars that will develop the players soccer knowledge on and off the field. In addition to the quality instruction, Ppayers will also receive a shirt, ball, workbook, evaluation, skills DVD and access to our health and wellness website Soccerfit.
Players will work against opponents of a similar ability which will create a stimulating and challenging environment. The type of coaching experienced during the camp week will replicate the training methods conducted by professional soccer academies in Britain.
Each day our professional coaches will work on the player's technical development within advanced coaching sessions. Key elements will be covered such as fakes and moves in order to beat an opponent, ground and aerial control, long and short range passing, crossing, finishing and shooting in and outside the penalty box.
The coaches will transfer the player's technical proficiencies and apply them to tactical situations through carefully constructed phases of play. These game realistic scenarios will cover the importance of space awareness, responsibilities with and without the ball, principles of defending and attacking, speed of transition, and systems of play.
All players will receive a workbook as an educational tool to reinforce the sessions conducted at the program.
The educational side of this program gives the players a more rounded knowledge and understanding of the preparation required off the field. This information will enhance player's performance on the field. These include:
Nutrition for Soccer
Players will understand the types of foods and fuels required to increase their performance and the correct use of sports drinks.
The themes covered include developing positive attitudes, mental preparation dealing with sports anxiety, leadership and team-building.
Understanding and developing flexibility is an integral part of an athletes training and injury prevention program. The coaching staff will instruct the players on the importance of this component and give the players routines for flexibility and stretching in order to improve performance and avoid injury. This program gives an intense insight into the demands of the game at the next level. It is aimed at those players who are currently more advanced and experienced.