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The Position-Specific Programs at the Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA Campus feature an introduction and a sneak peek into the PSG Academy Pro Residency program. Our team of experts, including Paris Saint-Germain Academy coaches, have designed and developed plans following Paris Saint-Germain’s methodology, to help each player master important principles of soccer.
• Open to elite and talented boys and girls U8-U19.
• Small training groups of goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders, and strikers.
• Train at the Paris Saint-Germain Academy USA Campus & Headquarters.
• These programs are designed as an additional resource, apart from regularly scheduled training sessions, to reach individual goals.
• Learn from highly experienced PSG USA Technical Directors & a highly rated Technical Team (PSG certified and UEFA license or US equivalent).
• Introduction and sneak peek into the PSG Academy Pro Residency (10-month boarding program).
IMPROVE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE GAME
Raise your soccer IQ by working on important soccer principles.
Small homogeneous groups of 6-8 players allow for a custom tailored approach that maximizes the potential of each player. Every program consists of building technical skills, as well as increasing the theoretical understanding of the game through video analysis/tactical sessions.
Due to the nature of the program and its intensive training sessions, it is designed for top-level athletes. That said, the first session will serve as a screening to ensure acceptance into the program.
1. Defensive phase
2. Offensive phase
3. Defensive transitioning
4. Offensive transitioning
5. Positioning/Set pieces
6. Specific improvement
1. Technical aspects
2. Positioning in the net and the line
3. First pass in the defensive zone
4. 1v1 – strikers situation
5. Aerial plays – vision of the game and positioning on crosses
6. Handling depth and long passes from opponents
HOW YOU WILL IMPROVE
1 • SPECIALIZED TRAINING
Optimization of the technical skills required at player’s position. Players will have a better understanding of the principles of the position and will be able to adapt to numerous situations and also react and anticipate accordingly.
2 • PROFESSIONAL PSG ACADEMY USA COACHES
Our team of Paris Saint-Germain Academy coaches and complete professional staff, many of whom played or coached at the professional level, have designed unique performance programs to help players reach individual goals.
3 • HOLISTIC APPROACH TO PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
Players get on the path to reach their full potential and sharpen their intelligence through specific training of cognitive functions and through the acquisition of individual fundamentals, focused on both technical and tactical aspects.
4 • PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN INNOVATIVE APPROACH
Raise every player’s soccer IQ with a better tactical and technical knowledge through the use of video analysis, GPS trackers, etc. Develop a better understanding and reading of the game, facilitating the decision-making process in game situations and a changing context.
PROGRAMS & PACKAGES
SHARPEN YOUR POTENTIAL, BASED ON YOUR POSITION!
3 programs, comprising each of 6 sessions for the span of 2 to 3 months, are offered to players.
- All training sessions will take place on Sunday evenings, designed as an additional resource, apart from weekly training sessions with your club, in order to measure player’s progression throughout the year.
- Programs are available from November to January, February to March and March to May.