Goalkeeper - Barça Academy Ottawa
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Goalkeeper

The players in the Goalkeeper program will undergo specific training with the academy’s goalkeeper coach. At the end of every session they will be intengrated with their respective teams to practice the concepts learned and worked in their goalkeeper training.

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Spring/summer SEASON DATES

April 22, 2019 - October 18, 2019

TRAINING:

1 or 2 days per week

TIME:

6:30pm – 8:00pm (Monday and/or Friday) or 6:30pm – 8:00pm (Friday)




Fall/winter SEASON DATES

October 21, 2019 - March 22, 2019

TRAINING:

1 or 2 days per week

COMPETITION DATES:

Internal league & Tournaments (optional)

TIME:

5:30pm – 7:00pm (Tuesday and/or Friday) or 6:00pm – 7:30pm (Friday)

COACH/PLAYER RATIO:

1 Head Coach / 6 Players

TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES

Although the range of complexity varies according to the training stage, the main goal of the goalkeeping program is to develop the technical capacity needed in order to succesfully play the position under the FC Barcelona Methodology. Our goalkeeping coaches focus on enhancing the technique of the players through a series of drills and exercises practiced by the Barça Academy in Barcelona.

Handling, Kicking, Blocking, and Throwing
Punching, Rushing out, and Aerial abilities
Penalties, Reflexes, and Diving

TACTICAL OBJECTIVES

The tactical development aspect of this program will introduce the players to an advanced level of tactical play. Players will gain deeper knowledge about the tactical play inherent in the FC Barcelona Methodology.

Command of Area, Communication, and Anticipation
Transitional play, Decision Making, and Positional Awareness
Concentration, Composure, and Vision

TRAINING & COMPETITION

The players in the Goalkeeping program will be incorporated into one of the four teams (two teams per age group) created in accordance with the player assessments carried out by the coaches. Goalkeepers will have specific goalie training once a week and will train with their teams for the remaining sessions. They will compete with their respective teams on weekends.

The teams will compete once every weekend in one of the following events:

League Match – Teams will play against external competition.
Local Tournament.

WHAT THE PROGRAM OFFERS


– 1-2 training sessions per week for the Term
– Competitive matches ont the 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 goalkeeper kit – shirt, shorts and socks (yellow)
– One Barça Academy Nike kit – shirt, shorts and socks (blue)
– One Barça Academy Nike rain Jacket
– One Barça Academy Nike long pants
– One Barça Academy Nike backpack
– One Barça Academy Nike long sleeve midlayer
*Uniform sold separately

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