The Academy Select Program is designed as a full-time and complete training program. Players will be selected from the Academy Program and placed in a team which will compete on a regular and consistent basis. This program will follow the same Barça methodology and training methods as per the Academy Program and is tailored to encourage and assist players to develop in an environment with a competitive edge. Players will engage in three training sessions per week, the Internal Competition Matchdays and represent the Barça Academy Sydney in the Premier Academy League. This is the top step in the Internal Pathway within the Academy.
PRE-SEASON 2019 DATES:
29th January 2019 – 8th April 2019
3 sessions per week
Mon/Wed/Fri or Tues/Thurs/Fri
TIME (Abbotsleigh Girls School):
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Fridays, 5:45pm-7:15pm (2009-2012)
Fridays, 7:15pm-8:45pm (2005-2008)
Premier Academy League
1 Coach / 12 Players (Mon/Wed, Tues/Thurs)
1 Coach / 10 Players (Friday)
The technical development aspect of this program has been designed to teach the technical principles of the game. Players will familiarise themselves with these basics in order to obtain a technical background on which they can further develop their control and precision on the ball.
The tactical development aspect of this program will introduce the players to the basic tactical roles and positions inherent in the FC Barcelona Methodology. Players will gain a fundamental understanding of team strategies and movements that will further enhance their teamwork skills.