South Africa, ZA (Non-Residential)


Date:TBD December 2021
Time:9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (ages 6-14)
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (ages 15-19)
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South Africa, ZA

Date: TBD December 2021

Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM (ages 6-14) – 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM (ages 15-19)

Ages: 6-19

Training Facilities:

Daily Schedule:
Camp duration is 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Typically mornings are designated technical and tactical skills training with the Italian Soccer Academy coaches. Afternoons feature designed scrimmages and small-sided games

This camp offers a No Pay To Play reward #Nopaytoplay

The selected talents will have the possibility to form part of the Italian Soccer Academy International Teams that participate in the International Tournament Circuit, starting with the Copa Americana Ft. Lauderdale 2020 (Players selected during this camp will be able to attend the Ft. Lauderdale tournament with prior arrangement and if they are registered to camp prior to April 1), Copa Americana Pereira 2020 and the Copa Italo-Americana during the Milan Experience week 2021.
During the camp, the Most Talented Player will be selected and awarded with our #Nopaytoplay and will be able to travel to Pereira, Colombia with all expenses paid and will form part of one of our international teams!
The #Nopaytoplay reward includes international airfare (only for the selected player), City of the Camp-Pereira round trip, and participation in The Copa Americana Pereira 2020. The reward also includes accommodation in a 5 star hotel(or college dorm) during 5/6 nights, meals and local transportation. Does not include visa processing costs or passport process.

What’s Included:

  • Daily training sessions hosted by Italian Soccer Academy certified coaches coming directly from Italy.
  • Daily scrimmages
    • Official PUMA Italian Soccer Academy camp training kit:
    • 1 Jersey
    • 1 Pair of Shorts
    • 1 Pair of Socks
  • Italian Soccer Academy Certificate

Training Methodology:
Each camp is guided by a UEFA certified trainer with many years of vast, international experience. The trainer focuses on careful redirection and correction of each player’s deficiencies, highlighting the importance of repetition and the base technical movements in soccer. The trainer will provide his knowledgeable observations to support the player in his after camp success.

In keeping with Italian Soccer Academy training philosophies developed over decades of experience, our training program focuses on:

Motor Skills
This deals with each player’s technical and tactical ability focusing on elements such as kicking, dribbling, passing, heading and tackling. Speed, strength, endurance and flexibility are vital elements of these sessions.
Cognitive Skills
This aims to develop qualities such as multiple object tracking, timing & peripheral, intuition, divided focus, and rapid decision making. Strategies for self expression, creativity and imagination underpin this aspect of our training.
Personal Skills
This helps players foster techniques for having control over their emotions or for regaining self control when lost. Motivation, self-esteem and a desire to be autonomous are cultivated in our camps.
Social Skills
This helps players learn how to work together as a group and team across multiple cultures. Respect for the rules, acceptance of the decisions of others and collaboration is a core part of these sessions.

We encourage all players to aim high in their soccer ambitions. The Italian Soccer Academy Camp program will give advanced players the chance to envision what it would be like to be a player on the world stage in their adult life. Our program will allow them to sample the kind of training available at European clubs from an early age.

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