Proficiency summer football camp in Madrid. Open to players with good football skills looking for intensive training. Coaching for goalkeepers available and latest generation techniques delivered by coaches experienced in training young footballers.
The proficiency football camp in Madrid offers intensive high level training to young footballers from 8 to 13 years of age. The programme is focussed on improving football skills with sessions designed around both individual ability and team work.
This summer camp is usually attended by participants who have already acquired a good level of football skill and want to take a step forward in their proficiency. Evaluation is one of the strong aspects of the camp and coaches use video analysis and hold sessions to discuss errors identified in training and in the football matches in which the young players take part every day. This camp is organized by the High Performance Academy in Barcelona, one of the best academies to partake in high intensity football training.
- Football camp (without accommodation)
- Football camp + accommodation in camp
- Goalkeeper programme (with or without accommodation)
Coaches from proficiency academy
Good sports facilities
Recommended for players with high level of skill
Just one date
Every year, the Madrid proficiency camp is attended by young footballers with a good skill level who are looking to improve their technical ability for the coming season and would like a chance to be trained by coaches who work with a recognised squad. The great coaches at the Madrid Proficiency Camp are experienced at working with young footballers and can maximise the potential of all the participants during the programme. The young players enjoy the diversity of their training activities on the field, which are very important in getting to grips with new concepts.
The football coaching takes place at Valdelasfuentes Ciudad Deportiva in Alcobendas, a very modern and fully equipped sports facility.
Training at the proficiency camp in Madrid occupies most of the time of the camp participants, with coaching sessions in the morning and afternoon. As well as the training itself, the coaches organise seminars and video analysis so that participants can learn about the areas of their game in which they need to improve.
After years of experience in training young footballers, the coaching staff at the proficiency camp in Madrid are adept at identifying the training needs of each participant and are trained and knowledgeable about all the new innovations and techniques in training young players. The participants at the camp learn more than just football technique – staff also work hard to impart values which will help the young people on and off the pitch.
The coaching sessions are split into different sessions throughout the day. There are two morning sessions, before and after breakfast. There is a technical circuit before lunch and football matches during the afternoon together with coordination exercises. The break time after lunch is used for video analysis sessions or sports values seminars.
Programme and Activities
The Madrid Camp combines coaching with other fun summer activities, such as swimming.
09:00 - 10:30 Coaching session
10:30 - 11:00 Breakfast
11:00 - 12:30 Second coaching session
12:30 - 13:30 Technical circuit
13:30 - 14:00 Swimming
14:00 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 16:00 Values seminar/video analysis
16:00 - 17:00 Coordination
17:00 - 18:00 Football match
18:00 - 20:00 Shower and break
20:00 - 21:00 Dinner
21:00 - 22:00 Leisure activities
22:00 - 22:30 Call parents
22:30 - Lights out
For those participants who attend the camp on a residential basis, the camp organises excursions to interesting places, such as the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, home to Real Madrid and the recently inaugurated Wanda Metropolitano where Atlético Madrid play.
Accommodation and Facilities
The participants at the Madrid proficiency camp are accommodated together at the Polideportivo José Caballero residence, located just 8 minutes by bus from the sports grounds where the coaching takes place.
The bedrooms at the residence each accommodate 12 students, sleeping in 6 bunk beds per room, with shared bathroom. These bedrooms are located close to the teachers’ rooms. The dining room is located in the residence, in a separate part of the building.
Proficiency football camp Madrid 2018 camp Accommodation
Distance between facilities
The José Caballero Polideportivo centre has a range of leisure facilities, including a swimming pool which the camp participants can use during the afternoons to relax after their training sessions.
The Valdelasfuentes Ciudad Deportiva, in Alcobendas, is the sports facility chosen by the camp for its football coaching. This modern facility comprises a wide range of facilities for different sports, including 2 artificial turf football pitches where the students on this programme do their coaching.
It also has other facilities including swimming pool, a wave pools, changing rooms, performance studio, cafeteria, gym and ice rink.
Prices and Dates
Included in the price
- Accommodation with full board
- Transport between facilities and to excursions
- Health care
- Sports kit (t-shirt, training shirt, shorts and socks)
Not included in the price
- Transfers service
- Travel insurance
- Cancellations insurance
The camp organization provides a transfer service. Contact us for more information regarding price and availability.
Through an international insurance company, we offer two different types of insurance:
Camp cancellation insurance
If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here
We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here
Steps to make a reservation for the camp
- Step 1: Make a payment of 50% of the total cost of the program. (If you reserve after May 31st, you must pay 100% of the cost of the program to reserve.)
- Step 2: Turn in the required documents duly completed.
Once you have completed steps 1 and 2, we’ll send you a confirmation of your reservation.
Once you have received the confirmation, you can buy your transportation tickets. If you have reserved the transfer service, be sure to send us an email regarding the details of your trip so we can successfully transport you to the camp.