The players in the Goalkeeper program will undergo specific training with the academy’s goalkeeper coach. At the end of every session, they will be integrated with their respective teams to practice the concepts learned and worked on in their goalkeeper training.
2019 SEASON DATES: Pre Season (10 weeks): 29th January – 05th April
Winter Season (20 weeks): 24th April – 20th September
Summer Season (10 weeks): 08th October – 13th December
1 or 2 specifics training sessions
Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays
Internal Competition (Sundays afternoon)
Eligible for Selection Team
1 Coach / 8 Players
Specific Training for goalkeepers under the Barça Academy Methodology
Always conceive of the goalkeeper as an important part of the team
Reduced groups for a better implementation of the methodology
Training executed by a licensed trainer under the supervision of the academy’s Technical Director
Create habits and manners for the goalkeepers of the future
GOALKEEPERPROGRAM TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES
Although the range of complexity varies according to the training stage, the main goal of the goalkeeping program is to develop the technical capacity needed in order to successfully play the position under the FC Barcelona Methodology. Our goalkeeping coaches focus on enhancing the technique of the players through a series of drills and exercises practised by the Barça Academy in Barcelona.
Handling, Kicking, Blocking, and Throwing
Punching, Rushing out, and Aerial abilities
Penalties, Reflexes, and Diving
GOALKEEPER PROGRAM TACTICAL OBJECTIVES
The tactical development aspect of this program will introduce the players to an advanced level of tactical play. Players will gain deeper knowledge about the tactical play inherent in the FC Barcelona Methodology.
Command of Area, Communication, and Anticipation
Transitional play, Decision Making, and Positional Awareness
Concentration, Composure, and Vision
Internal Competition – all players will compete in the internal competition fortnightly which will include all teams across the Barça Academy in the same age group stage
Selection Team – all players will be eligible for the Selection Team for their age group stage. The Selection Team will have a few additional training sessions, plus matches against external oppositions.
WHAT THE PROGRAM OFFERS
1, 2 or 3 Training Sessions per week for the season
Internal Competition Fortnightly
Eligible for Selection Team (Training Sessions & Matches)
Eligible for National & International Tournaments
Detailed Reports / Player Feedback and Assessment
FC Barcelona Nike Training Gear*
Barça Academy NIKE kit YELLOW. Each kit includes Shirt, Shorts and Socks.