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EARLY BIRD - FTSA Junior Pre Season Camp at MKA

This Early Bird offer is available until April 1st, 2020.

First Touch Soccer Academy (FTSA) are happy to announce its 2020 Pre Season Camp at Montclair Kimberley Academy. The camp will be held at Van Brunt field; a brand new turf field overlooking Montclair and NY City. This camp is a perfect way for the serious male and female youth soccer player to prepare for their travel / club season. In addition, players who are looking to experience the game at a more beginner level are welcomed, and will be grouped with players of the same level. The camps will follow FTSA training philosophy in that groups will be ability appropriate, will guarantee a 1:10 coach to player ratio, and only experienced, high level coaches employed to lead groups. 

EARLY BIRD - Junior Pre Season Camp at MKA

Registration closes on 04/01/2020 at 12:15 PM
Season Dates: 08/03/2020 to 08/07/2020

FTSA High School Preparation Camp at MKA 2020

1. High Intensity Interval Training to improve Aerobic Capacity / Cardiovascular Endurance
2. Soccer Specific Fitness Training
3. Fitness Testing / Fitness Measurement
4. Technical field sessions focusing on passing and receiving, 1v1 dribbling, explosive dribbling, and shooting / finishing techniques
5. Small Group Attacking Tactical sessions to improve decision making and execution in possession
6. Small Group Defending Tactical sessions to improve the function and performance when not in possession
7. Classroom sessions to test tactical knowledge in the attacking and defensive phase of the ball8. Goalkeeper specific training with our specialist GK coach 

FTSA High School Preparation Camp 2020

Registration closes on 08/07/2020 at 12:15 PM
Season Dates: 08/03/2020 to 08/07/2020

FTSA Junior Camp Half Day Option

This the half day option at our Junior Camp from Aug 3rd - 7th at MKA. Players will take part in the structured morning training sessions and fun challenges, before being picked up at 12pm. 

FTSA Junior Half Day

Registration closes on 08/07/2020 at 02:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/03/2020 to 08/07/2020

EARLY DROP OFF - 2020 Pre Season Camp

Early Drop Off for campers is available at 7.30am. Players will be supervised indoors until camp starts at 9am. The weekly cost for this additional supervision will be $75. 

EARLY DROP OFF - Junior Pre Season Camp

Registration closes on 08/07/2020 at 04:15 PM
Season Dates: 08/03/2020 to 08/07/2020

MKA Summer Camps 2020

2020 Camp Details

Camp 1: First Touch Soccer Academy Junior (5-14 years old) Pre Season Training Camp (Aug 3rd-7th - 9am-3pm) / Half Day Option (9am-12pm)
Camp 2: First Touch Soccer Academy High School Preparation Camp (Aug 3rd-7th - 9am-12pm)

Camp Philosophy

- Provide players with a diverse and experienced network of coaches from the NJ area 
- Provide players with exceptional facilities to train and play on during their camp day 
- Balance intense, individualized training, with fun and challenging afternoon scrimmages
- Place players in ability appropriate groups, regardless of age and gender 
- Focus on individualized skill development in the core fundamentals of the game
- Develop individual and small group tactical game (1v1, 2v1, 2v2, 3v2, 3v3, 1v2, 2v3) understanding and application 
- Develop Social and Emotional skills, such as sportsmanship, work ethic, and leadership 
- Provide age and ability appropriate training curriculum to all groups of players 
- Promote self confidence and psyche of all players, through nurturing and caring training environment
- Guarantee low (1:10) coach to player ratio 
- Provide a club neutral training environment, where the individual is paramount

*At all our camps we provide an indoor option, in case of inclement weather, as well as an air conditioned cafeteria for lunch*

FTSA Director, Rob Leather, has 15 years of coaching experience in the North NJ area, working with all age groups, in different clubs, programs and roles. He comments below:

'I am excited to host camps at facilities as phenomenal as MKA. My goal for these camps is to provide players in the North Jersey area a week of challenging, yet fun, training, in a friendly and motivational environment. I will pool together coaches from different clubs and programs, to provide diverse and unique training and insight for the players. The camp will be club neutral and player orientated.' 

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First Touch Soccer Academy

First Touch Soccer Academy, PO BOX 407
Caldwell, New Jersey 07006

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