Fall-Winter-Spring Classes & Training
Year-Round training for your players!
Challenger can provide your soccer organization with qualified and trained International coaches throughout the spring and fall seasons. Challenger has hundreds of coaches who can either be rented for the season, or we can provide professionally run training programs as an add-on to the club’s current coaching structure.
All our Programs are designed by our own child development experts and coaches with a goal of improving your players skills as well as their personal characteristics in line with the NAIA CHAMPIONS OF CHARACTER.
|PLAYER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
Aimed at players who want to take their game to the next level! Our International coaches offer professionally organized practices that focus solely on individual techniques and skills that will fast track your player(s) game to new heights!
|SKILL DEVELOPMENT LEAGUES
This program is administered, coached and refereed by the professionals from Challenger Soccer Academy! One training session and one game a week with a focus on individual technical development within a small-sided environment.
|TinyTykes (AGES 2 - 5)
A FUNdamental Introduction to the game of soccer for players aged 2 – 5. Introductory skills of soccer through fun games, stories and music in weekly classes lasting 45 – 60mins each. Click here for more information on our TinyTykes Program.
We all know practice makes perfect so our Challenger Soccer Academy staff can offer your child the opportunity for more specific touches on the ball. Individual and small group coaching is now available. Click here for more information on private coaching
|OFF SEASON CAMPS & CLINICS
During the Fall, Winter and Spring Challenger Soccer Academy brings the nations most popular soccer camp to you. Why should the summer have all the fun join us on the national holidays and school breaks for a day or a full week of intensive soccer!
THE FIVE PHASE DEVELOPMENTAL CURRICULUMOur Academy Curriculum has been based around the WORLDS TOP PROFESSIONAL SOCCER CLUBS and has been adapted and designed by our very own soccer and Child Development experts. Taking the core of the top training sessions and incorporating our PLAY TRAIN COMPETE PHILOSOPHY along with the US SOCCER FEDERATIONS tactical, technical, physical and psychological (TTPP) components of the game we have designed a curriculum that will develop both your players and the individual. PHASE 5: ACHIEVE YOUR GOAL Players will be able to perform the correct techniques and copy with the physical demands of the game as players adapt to different match conditions. PHASE 4: PREPARE TO COMPETE Players will learn tactics, perform under pressure and understand the importance of match preperation as they begin to challenge themselves to improve. PHASE 3: LEARN TO TRAIN Players will focus on technical proficiency in a competitive environment. Small group tactics will be introduced along with a focus on SAQs. PHASE 2: DESIRE TO PLAY Players will focus on ball familiarity and develop a passion for the game. Basic concepts and strategy will be introduced along with our NAIA Champions of Character. PHASE 1: FUNDAMENTAL SOCCER Players will focus on the FUNdamentals of the game. We will introduce basic soccer skills through fun stories and games with a focus on the basic core and motor skills.
|The best teacher of the game is the game itself. Our Academy Staff create environments which encourage, creativity, experimentation, enjoyment, fun, a quality learning experience and a love for the game. This area of development is aimed at players from the ages of 2 through 5 who are new to the game of soccer and formulating the building blocks along with a love and passion for the game.||Our Academy Staff train your players technically and tactically over the course of the season, implementing professional training sessions developing their skills and preparing them for future challenges and competition. This area of development is aimed at players from 6 through 14 and its focus is based on high quality coaching sessions offering and working towards a technical proficiency and a desire to improve.||Our Academy Staff will develop your players current levels from a technical, tactical, physiological and psychological standpoint as your teams improve to compete at State, Regional and even National Levels! This is the pinnacle of our philosophy and is aimed at challenging players aged from 15 through 19 to be the best that they can be and preparing the players for college and further playing experiences.|