High-performance Summer Football Camps – How to choose one

High-performance summer football camps are for committed young soccer players who want to dedicate a couple weeks of the summer to improving their performance on the pitch. Students at these intensive summer camps share a common goal – greatly improve their soccer skills in a short period of time. Therefore, in comparison to typical summer sport camps, students at high-performance summer football camps train harder and spend more time on the pitch.

Friendly matches at high-performance summer football camps

Training at high-performance summer football camps

Participant skill level

The greatest difference between the high-performance summer football camps and the standard camps is the level of football skills of the participants. In the standard program there are certainly great football players, but these participants typically treat football as a means of entertainment. In the high-performance summer football camps, all participates are federated players who have extensive knowledge of the sport and play at an intermediate to advanced level.

Intensity

The high-performance summer football camps are far more physically demanding than their standard counterparts. These high-performance camps are only suitable for very physically fit athletes who partake in intense physical activity for various hours a week.

Training level

Participants in these programs already have extensive knowledge of the game of football. They already know how to move around the field and position themselves and easily understand the instructions of the coach. Consequently, training can be much faster and more efficient. Coaches can teach new concepts and techniques without having to worry about first teaching the basics.

Training duration

Participants at high-performance summer football camps spend more time on the field than participants in standard programs. Training sessions at high-performance camps tend to include theorical and strategical workshops. Later, the athletes put these theories into practice on the pitch.

Top 3 High-performance Summer Football Camps

The best high-performance summer football camps are located in Stamford, England, Barcelona, Spain, and Arizona, USA. These camps have been evaluated based on student experience, training, coaching qualifications, and quality of life at the camp. Click below to read more information about a specific camp that interests you.

BARCELONA SPAIN ACADEMY

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STAMFORD ENGLAND ACADEMY

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High Performane soccer goalkeeper camp in England

FC BARCELONA ACADEMY Arizona USA

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FC Barcelona arizona high performance summer football camp

The high-performance football academy in Barcelona offers a summer camp for only the most talented and dedicated young football players. This academy has more than 30 years of experience training both outfield players and goalies to reach their maximum potential as athletes. In fact, players like Keylor Navas and Jackson Martínez (ex-offensive player for Atlético de Madrid) have passed through this academy.

The Barcelona High-performance Academy is one of the most professional football academies in Spain for aspiring athletes as young as 6 years old to 22 years old. For the high-performance summer football camp, the academy makes use of its own residence to accommodate participants, their sports facilities are state of the art, and their coaches are highly experienced. All of which ensure that players leave the camp one step closer to fulfilling their maximum potential as soccer players.

The Barcelona High-performance Academy also offers long-term programs. Click HERE for more information.

Players train with new technology at these high-performance summer football camps.

Coaches break players into groups based on age and skill level to ensure that the training is personalized and therefore effective. Coaches also set daily goals for players to teach the value of sacrifice and hardwork. In the 40 hours of training per week, players learn:

  • To improve concentration.
  • To make decisions
  • Complete technical knowledge.
  • Awareness of position
  • The rhythm and intensity of advanced European football.
Duration (Weeks)Barcelona - High Performance
High Technification (6-13 yearsl old)
2 Weeks1980 €
4 Weeks3860 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 95 charged by the camp

High Technification (6-13 yearsl old)

30 June

Places available

14 July

Places available

High Performance (14 -21 years old)
2 Weeks2847 €
4 Weeks5594 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 95 charged by the camp

High Performance (14 -21 years old)

30 June

Places available

14 July

Places available

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As the country that invented football, England is an ideal destination for a high-performance summer football camp. The coaches at this elite summer camp are all UEFA licensed and lead intensive training sessions that imitate real match situations and focus on players’ technical, physical, and mental improvement.

This high-performance football academy in England, also offers long-term programs for athletes who want to dedicate themselves to a professional football career.

Entrenador del campamento de fútbol de alto rendimiento en UK dando instrucciones

The main objective of participants at this high-performance academy is to improve their individual technique with intensive field training. However, they also attend various gym sessions per week to work on their physical fitness and compete in friendly match play against nearby teams where scouts attend to scout out the most talented players.

This academy is located in Stamford, England (a short distance from London) and makes use of the Borderville Sports Complex. Participants stay in The Garden House a cozy residence close to the football fields.

Additionally, this high-performance summer football camp offers English classes for students looking to improve their English as a second language.

Duration (Weeks)High performance football camp in UK
Summer Soccer Camp with EnglishSummer Soccer Camp
2 Weeks2963 €0 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 148 charged by the camp

Summer Soccer Camp with English

30 June

Places available

14 July

Places available

Summer Soccer Camp

26 May

Places available

15 July

Places available

12 August

Places available

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The FC Barcelona High-performance Football Academy is FC Barcelona’s only official academy outside of Catalonia, Spain. Participants train at the state of the art sports complex of the Casa Grande Academy under the instruction of experienced official coaches of FC Barcelona.

The training sessions are meticulously planned. During the 4 daily hours of training, athletes carry out intense technical, tactical, and physical exercises both with and without the ball.

In spite of the 10,000 kilometers between Catalonia and Arizona, FC Barcelona’s philosophy is highly present at the club’s official high performance academy in the USA. Participants are taught to follow FC Barcelona’s style of play characterized by short passing, constant support, and consistent pressure in all parts of the pitch.

Duration (Weeks)F.C. Barcelona USA camp
Summer Soccer Camp
1 Week2123 €
2 Weeks3859 €
3 Weeks4981 €
4 Weeks7439 €
6 Weeks10689 €
8 Weeks12991 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 188 charged by the camp

Summer Soccer Camp

02 June

Places available

09 June

Places available

16 June

Places available

23 June

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30 June

Places available

07 July

Places available

14 July

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21 July

Places available

28 July

Places available

04 August

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As discussed earlier, all three high-performance summer football camps are categorized as high-performance camps as a result of the high skill level and physical fitness of their participants and the high intensity and lengthiness of the training sessions. Additionally, aspiring participants should keep in mind that many who attend these summer camps do so with the intention of eventually attending the academy’s long-term programs. Training is designed for young athletes who are aspiring to be professional soccer players. Therefore, those who attend greatly improve their performance.

Improved performance is just one of the many results of attending such an academy. All of these academies place great value on qualities such as respect, motivation, effort, and teamwork, and participants are sure to leave with a deeper appreciation for these qualities. They also teach the importance of nutrition and healthy lifestyle habits for young athletes. As a result, participants at these high-performance summer football camps grow as athletes and as individuals.

As always, to help you choose the right camp, our team at Ertheo is available to answer all of your questions and offer expert advice.

Call us at (+44) 203 769 94 43 or (+34) 902 750 359.

For extra help choosing the right summer camp for you, click below to download a summer camps guide.