The Academy program is our most popular program offering, giving your child two days per week of technically focused training.
Our Academy program takes place on either Mondays & Wednesdays or Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Karl Weidle Soccer Centre, located at the Victoria Soccer Club
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
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 Edmonton 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 EDMONTONPROGRAM OFFERS
2 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
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Current players will get an extra 10% discount on top of this price