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Goalkeeper

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.

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Winter SEASON DATES

April 29, 2019 - September 20, 2019

TRAINING:

1 or 2 specifics training sessions
Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays

TIME (James Drysdale Reserve):

Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Fridays, 6:00pm-7:30pm

COMPETITION DATES:

Internal Competition (Sundays afternoon) at James Drysdale Reserve, Bunya
Eligible for Selection Team

COACH/PLAYER RATIO:

1 Coach / 8 Players

Winter SEASON DATES

April 24, 2019 - September 20, 2019

TRAINING:

1 or 2 specifics training sessions
Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays

TIME (James Drysdale Reserve):

Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Fridays, 6:00pm-7:30pm

COMPETITION DATES:

Internal Competition (Sundays afternoon) at James Drysdale Reserve, Bunya
Eligible for Selection Team

COACH/PLAYER RATIO:

1 Coach / 8 Players

Summer SEASON DATES

October 8, 2019 - December 13, 2019

TRAINING:

1 or 2 specifics training sessions
Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays

TIME (James Drysdale Reserve):

Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm

COMPETITION DATES:

Internal Competition (Sundays afternoon) at James Drysdale Reserve
Eligible for Selection Team

COACH/PLAYER RATIO:

1 Coach / 8 Players

GOALKEEPER PROGRAM 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

COMPETITION

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. All the games are held at James Drysdale Reserve, Bunya

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 at James Drysdale Reserve, Bunya
– 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.
– Barça Academy NIKE Rain Jacket
– Barça Academy NIKE Backpack
– Barça Academy NIKE Long Pants
– Barça Academy NIKE Long Sleeve Midlayer
*Uniform sold separately

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