Francis Okaroh’s Ultimate Soccer Academy
Registration Application Specialized Training Camp- Coaching will focus on all field positions
Open to Ages 8-19
Dates: July 25-28 2019
***Limited to the first 30 Registrants ONLY
Defense: July 25th (3 sessions: Thursday night, Friday morning/afternoon) Cost $225
Midfield: July 26th (3 sessions: Friday night, Saturday morning/afternoon) Cost $225
Forward/Goalkeepers: July 27th  (3 sessions: Saturday night, Sunday morning/afternoon) Cost $225
*** Full payments due upon registration- no refunds
Cost for ALL Specialized Training Sessions $675
Cost for Specialized Training and Week long camp $1300


•Basic ball handling
•Shot stopping
•Techniques on starting positions to defend
•Method of communications
•Techniques of movement into / down the line
•Techniques of save / recovery saves
•Improve decision on when to hold, deflect or parry
•Techniques on how and when to attack the ball early
•How to deal with crosses / timing
•How to asses flight of ball
•Techniques on landing / hot to catch at highest safest point
•Technique on how to adopt a side on position with footwork becoming a lateral side stepping movement
•Techniques on taking off one footed inside leg for take off

•How to head side on to clear
•How to fake back pass, step over and outside hook
•Techniques on positioning as ball travels to flank players
•Techniques on how to block line of crosses
•Techniques on how to jump / make yourself big to prevent crosses from coming in
•How to defend the far post / near post
•Techniques on angles and distance to defend
•How to pressure attacking players 1v1, 2v1, 3v2
•How to play out of the back
•How to develop first touch out of foot to advance forward
•Techniques on how to break out and join in with the midfield play
•Techniques on how to make pass out of the back /distribution and good decision making
•Techniques on how to head the ball by keeping eyes on the ball at all times
•Timing your jumps against long throw-ins, corner kicks, goal kicks or punting

Midfield Players will be shown how to practice and develop the skills needed to succeed in their positions. All exercises will be at optimum speed – game related.

•How to play through the midfield
•Receiving sessions / techniques
•Passing sessions / techniques
•Screening techniques
•Switching sessions / techniques / how to beat the offside trap
•Timing of passes
•Techniques on how to use outside / inside of your foot during live play

•Techniques on timing / angle of runs
•Receiving the ball on side on
•How to make blind side runs
•Techniques on passing when in motion
•Shooting techniques with both feet
•Techniques on how to create space
•Techniques on position for rebounds