Academy + Development - Barça Academy Calgary
A WAY TO PLAY.<br>A WAY TO GROW.

A WAY TO PLAY.
A WAY TO GROW.

Academy + Development

The Academy program consists of 4 training stages according to age groups.
The Development program is a supplementary program designed to improve the participants’ individual technique. Aimed at players between six and sixteen years old, this program is held every Friday and is also open to players outside of the academy.

PRE-REGISTER

Winter SEASON DATES

October 22, 2018 - March 16, 2019

TRAINING:

3 days per week

AGE GROUPS:

U7 – U9

COMPETITION DATES:

Internal games every other weekend

TIME:

5:30pm – 7:00pm

COACH/PLAYER RATIO:

1 Head coach / 12 players

TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES

The technical development aspect of Barcelona FC program has been designed to teach the technical principles of the game. In our soccer school players will familiarize themselves with these basics in order to obtain a technical background on which they can further develop their control and precision on the ball.

Control, Pass, and Running with the ball
Dribbling, Tackling, and Ball Protection
Shooting, Crossing, and Skills

TACTICAL OBJECTIVES

The tactical development aspect of this program will introduce the players to the basic tactical roles and positions inherent in our Barcelona FC Methodology. In our soccer school players will gain a fundamental understanding of team strategies and movements that will further enhance their teamwork skills.

Width & Depth, Ball circulation and Adequate speed of the game
Transitional play, 1v1’s and player positioning
Creating and finishing attacking situations

TRAINING & COMPETITION

The players in the Barça Academy Calgary will be distributed into two separate streams, created in accordance with the player assessments carried out by the coaches. Each stream will train two times per week on their assigned days and times.
The teams will compete once every other weekend in one of the following events:

Exhibition Matches – Teams will play friendly games against others in the same program or against external competition.
Internal Tournament – An internal league competition including all the teams of each program will be arranged.

THE BARÇA ACADEMY CALGARY PROGRAM OFFERS


– 3 training sessions per week for the season
– Competitive matches every other weekend
– Potential participation in the Barça Academy National Tournament in Toronto
– Potential participation in the Barça Academy International Tournament in Barcelona
– Detailed player reports
– Official Barça Academy Nike training gear

– One Barça Academy Nike training uniform – jersey, shorts and socks (blue)
– One Barça Academy Nike game uniform – jersey, shorts and socks (red)
– One Barça Academy Nike Training Jacket
– One Barça Academy Nike Training pant
– One Barça Academy Nike backpack
*Uniform sold separately

PRE-REGISTER