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 Vancouver 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.
Players must be selected by the Technical Staff to be part of this program.
FALL/WINTER SEASON DATES: September 4th, 2018 – March 17th 2019
TRAINING: 1, 2 or 3 days per week
TIME: 6:30pm – 7:45pm (2009 – 2010) / 6:30pm – 8:00pm (2003 – 2008)
COMPETITION: Academy League Games every weekend + Tournaments
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 Vancouver 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:
*Uniform sold separately