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SCC - Mon, Jun. 12, 2017

AGES: 12-18 Years Old (Boys and Girls)
SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate - Competitive
DATES:   July 13-15, 2017
TIME: Goalkeepers 6pm-9pm, Strikers 7pm-9pm
WHERE:   Scottsdale Community College 9000 East Chaparral Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85256
COST: Goalkeepers $175.00, Strikers $100.00

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The Striker and Goalkeeper camp is an intense three days of specialized training for serious soccer players looking to improve dramatically at their position. Pairing strikers and goalkeepers together in the same camp environment enables each player to receive the amount of challenging repetitions needed around the goal to become more comfortable handling crucial plays successfully.

STRIKERS will be put through a challenging curriculum dedicated to the art of creating and scoring goals. This camp is a great opportunity for players to improve their technique, offensive skills in the attacking third, passing, dribbling, shooting, and scoring from crosses, volleys, and headers. Strikers training sessions will be led by Tommy Hurdle and his selected group of staff.

Striker Academy Training Topics:

  • Shooting Technique (Instep, Driving, Curling, Volley's, Chipping)
  • 1 v 1 Attacking Skills
  • Creativity in the Penalty Area
  • Turning and Shooting
  • Small Group Attacking
  • Crossing and Finishing
  • Breakaways
  • Free Kicks/Set Pieces
  • Heading/Volleys

GOALKEEPERS will be put through a competitive program focused on shot stopping, saving crosses, proper footwork and decision making. Players will also learn to read the game through match situations. They will be given individual attention from select goalkeeper coaches chosen by Director of Soccer and United States Paralympic National Team Goalkeeper Coach Ramiz Sabljic.

Training Topics for Goalkeeper Camp:

  • Shot Blocking
  • Catching and Ball Handling
  • Reaction and Anticipation
  • Footwork
  • Collapse and Extension Diving
  • Crossing
  • Dealing with Breakaways
  • Distribution with hands and feet

Benefits :

  • Professional instruction from Scottsdale Community College coaches to enhance your opportunity to play at a higher level.
  • Camp t-shirt

Note: Before a player can attend any of the camp sessions a parent or guardian must complete the waiver of liability.

Spaces for this camp will fill quickly – Please email Tom Hurdle at [email protected] for more information.

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