The Barça Academy Toronto consists of 4 training stages according to age groups.
The program is structured to ensure that every coach plays a close role in each player’s development and the training sessions encourage a high degree of participation. As a result each team is composed by a maximum of 12 players. Following the FC Barcelona methodology, the Barça Academy Toronto employs the same training methods used by the youth teams at the Club, which consist of a group of progressive and interrelated exercises, adapted to each training level or stage.
SUMMER SEASON DATES: April 16th, 2018 – October 7th, 2018
TRAINING: 2 days per week
TIME (Mississauga) : 5pm – 6:30pm
TIME (Markham): 5:30pm – 7pm
COMPETITION DATES: Weekly league games
COACH/PLAYER RATIO: 1 Head coach / 12 players
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.
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.
The players in the Barça Academy Toronto 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 every weekend in one of the following events:
*Uniform sold separately