Cold winter weather can really set serious athletes back. At Ertheo, we offer high performance winter soccer camp opportunities in Spain, England, and the USA where serious athletes can spend several weeks to several months fine-tuning their skills. Our three best winter soccer camps for athletes who would like to train at a professional level are located in Barcelona, Spain, Stamford, England, and Arizona, USA.
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This academy is a professional establishment which specialises in training talented young footballers physically, technically, tactically, and mentally so that they may eventually pursue a career in the first or second divisions of Europe’s top clubs.
Therefore, the course is designed for young ambitious athletes who already have advanced football skills.
Each year, an average of 30 students from the academy are offered professional contracts with first division teams in Europe.
Very organized. My son is very happy. This has been a great personal experience. The trainers are very professional. The intense training is great. Bravo.
The high level, intensive training program offered by the academy in Barcelona is very demanding in nature. The students will spend most of each day occupied with the different stages of the training schedule. Training starts at 9.00 in the morning and continues until 5.00 or 6.00 in the evening making this course only suitable for boys or girls with an advanced level of football and a good level of fitness.
Participants spend the day in practical and theoretical training sessions which last until around 7.00pm. After training, they have some free time for relaxing, socializing, and catching up with their families.
Aside from the football, there are a number of outings organised to give the participants a chance to discover Barcelona. These excursions may include a visit to the museum of Barcelona FC, Karting, Quasar combat, or a movie night at Barcelona’s 3D cinemax.
Option one: Students can stay at the academy’s own residence. This is basic on-site accommodation which means students don’t have to travel to the training grounds.
Option two: Students can also stay at the external residence which is a higher standard of accommodation. Students at the extrenal residence have to travel 30 minutes from the residence to the training grounds.
In addition, the academy has medical services snd medical professionals such as physio, physical trainers, nutritionists, sports psychologists, and private medical insurance.
The High Performance Football Academy in Stamford, England offers an intensive winter soccer camp for players between the ages of 14 and 21. Participants also compete in friendly matches against other teams from towns nearby.
This program gives young athletes the chance to experience the life of a professional footballer in terms of both training and match preparation.
This High Performance Football Academy has been operating for several years. Many alumni have signed professional contracts with clubs all over Europe.
Training at the High Performance Football Academy in England is intense. Participants train for 5 hours a day and participate in friendly matches where players have the chance to be scouted by professional coaches.
Coaches are trained to identify players’ strengths and weaknesses and personalize training according to these strengths and weaknesses. Training also includes team tactical training and physical conditioning. For goalkeeper training, the academy employs UEFA “A” qualified goalkeeping coaches.
English classes are available for students 14 and older. Upon arrival, students take an English placement test to determine their level and place them in a suitable group.
English classes are meant to prepare students for English exams such as the Cambridge ESOL exam, Key English Test (KET), Preliminary English Text (PET), Cambridge First Certificate (FCE), and Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE).
Each day consists of 5 hours of training split into two sessions – one in the morning and another in the afternoon.
During the afternoons, participants get some free time to relax and socialize with other campers. The camps social program includes organized activities for participants such as swimming, bowling, visits to football stadia, or to Premier League matches.
Participants stay at The Garden House, an old hotel in the center of the town of Stamford. The Garden House has 19 double rooms (with private bathrooms), WiFi, a dining room, study rooms, gardens, games rooms, a common room with sofas and video consoles, and cleaning service. The hotel is under 24 hour superveillance by qualified staff to help the young athletes with whatever they might need.
Accommodation includes a full meal plan, and he catering staff is very accommodating to special dietary needs.
The hotel is located close to the training grounds and the English classrooms.
The FC Barcelona winter soccer camp which takes place in Casa Grande (Arizona) is open to boys and girls between 10 and 17 years.
Participants spend a couple weeks to a couple months in an international environment training with FC Barcelona’s official coaches.
The official F.C. Barcelona academy is open all year round and is attended by talented and ambitious young athletes with the potential to either become professional soccer players or to achieve scholarships to study and compete at a university in the United States.
Training sessions take place from Monday to Friday for 4 hours a day split into two sessions. The FC Barcelona winter soccer camp training program covers technical, tactical, physical, and psychological aspects of the sport. Camp participants become more intelligent players, more physically fit, and mentally stronger.
The FC Barcelona Football Academy’s official coaches are dedicated to teaching young athletes about the character, the team work, and the mental strength necessary to be successful as professional athletes.
A typical day at the FC Barcelona Football Academy winter soccer camp consists of breakfast, training (1v1, 2v2 and 3v3), lunch, training in the gym, snack time, a 5v5 tournament, and dinner.
During free time, the young athletes can socialize with other campers and enjoy the videogame rooms, the games room with ping pong tables, and/or the TV room at the residence.
The sports complex at the FC Barcelona Football Academy is one of the most modern and well equipped facilities in the country.
Students sleep in double rooms – each with a private bathroom. Each room has a television, WiFi connexion, and weekly towel and bed linen cleaning service.
The camp takes place at the Grande Sport World complex. The outstanding sports facility comprises:
- 8 professional football pitches
- Sports hall
- Heated and cold therapy swimming pools
- Football pitches and tennis courts
- Changing rooms