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Advanced Training Camps

The Advanced Training Camp is an intense program for the more experienced player who aspires to take their game to the next level. The program will incorporate professional coaching with educational seminars that will develop the players soccer knowledge on and off the field. In addition to the quality instruction, players will receive a camp shirt, an evaluation and workbook, a soccer ball and an educational gift.

Coaching Content

Players will work against opponents of a similar ability which will create a stimulating and challenging environment. The type of coaching experienced during the camp week will replicate the training methods conducted by professional soccer academies in Britain. 

Each day our professional coaches will work on the player's technical development within advanced coaching sessions. Key elements will be covered such as fakes and moves in order to beat an opponent, ground and aerial control, long and short range passing, crossing, finishing and shooting in and outside the penalty box. 

The coaches will transfer the player’s technical proficiencies and apply them to tactical situations through carefully constructed phases of play. These game realistic scenarios will cover the importance of space awareness, responsibilities with and without the ball, principles of defending and attacking, speed of transition, and systems of play.

Educational Component

All players will receive a workbook as an educational tool to reinforce the sessions conducted at the program. 

The educational side of this program gives the players a more rounded knowledge and understanding of the preparation required off the field. This information will enhance player’s performance on the field. These include: 

Nutrition for Soccer

Players will understand the types of foods and fuels required to increase their performance and the correct use of sports drinks.

Sports Psychology

The themes covered include developing positive attitudes, mental preparation dealing with sports anxiety, leadership and team-building.

Flexibility Training

Understanding and developing flexibility is an integral part of an athletes training and injury prevention program. The coaching staff will instruct the players on the importance of this component and give the players routines for flexibility and stretching in order to improve performance and avoid injury. This program gives an intense insight into the demands of the game at the next level. It is aimed at those players who are currently more advanced and experienced.
Hovenic Soccer Camps
Mike Hovenic Soccer Camps provide an environment where each and every child will learn the basics of soccer in a fun-filled week of age-appropriate experience and games. Passing, dribbling, shooting, ball control and goalkeeping skills will be covered in a games-based approach where the campers are constantly involved.

Whether your child is experiencing soccer camp for the first time, seeks training and technique refinement as an intermediate player, or wants the intense instruction an advanced player requires, all camps offer personalized instruction that sets us apart from the rest.
Full Team camps, Day camps and Advanced Training camps available from Mike Hovenic Soccer Camps.

Online registration available at or call 858-487-0767.

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