Summer Preseason PrograM Details & Registration

June 23rd-August 12th, 2021


Ages U9-U19


Program Details

The purpose of this 8-week Summer Preseason Training is to introduce higher level Goalkeeping training and fitness training to help your goalkeepers move to the next level in preparation of their 2021 Fall Season. The intensity of the training for the high school age groups is meant to give goalkeepers a realistic training experience similar to what they would experience in a collegiate preseason.

We have two options to participate. Pre-Pay & Save or Pay-as-you-go. Register for our Pre-Pay & Save Plan by May 15th and save 15% off. Use Promo Code ****** at Check-out.


This Year's Preseason Program Includes:

-1-hour of topic specific Elite Goalkeeper Training

-30-minutes of Goalkeeper Specific Strength and conditioning. For high school age groups we also introduce the goalkeepers to similar collegiate fitness tests that they would experience in their College Preseason

-Parent and goalkeeper intro zoom meeting (reviews how RGA and clubs evaluate the Goalkeepers and what the skill expectations are at each level of play) (how our evaluation system works)

-Mentorship with Pros program (4-6 mentorship meetings with pro soccer players (included in price for those who Prepay and $20 per meeting for those who pay-as-you-go)

-Three Staff led Film Sessions over the course of the program reviewing summer training film and helping GKs gain a higher level understanding of tactical and technical awareness for the goalkeeping position (included for those who Prepay and $20 per meeting for those who pay-as-you-go)

Sign Up: Register for your class by clicking the link above and pay at the field.

Goalkeepers are divided into groups based on skill, fitness, and age. See descriptions below to determine which group you or your goalkeeper would be a best fit for.


GROUPS

Elite Select (U15-U19)- INVITE ONLY or Current ECNL, Girl's Academy, MLS Next Academy GKS,  (75-min Session)

Elite (U16 -U19)-
Current RGA Elites and Elite Travel Players,  (90-min Session)

Jr Elites (U12 - U14)-  Current RGA Jr Elites, ECNL, Girl's Academy, MLS Next Academy and Elite Travel Players, (90-min Session)

Advanced (U15 - U19)-GKs with less than 2 years experience, not currently on an Elite Travel team, and/or recreation player, (90-min Session)

Jrs (U9 - U11) -GKs with less than 2 years experience and/or youth travel GK in U9-U11 age groups, (90-min Session)

Sessions Dates:
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturdays
(See Below for Group Days and Times)


Goalkeepers who attend 5 sessions or More will be given an evaluation post program completion.
SESSION TOPICS

Week 1
Advanced Handling and Distribution

Week 2
Angle Play/Diving/ Crosses/Cutbacks

Week 3
Defending Space and Providing Support

Week 4
Diving

Week 5
1v1s and Situational Decision Making

Week 6
Cross/High Balls/ Mixed Distribution

Week 7
Review of the Last 7-weeks

Week 8
Set Pieces and Advanced Handling

SESSION TIMES & Dates
Week Days:

Wednesdays:
Elite SELECT (BY INVITATION ONLY OR ECNL, Girl's Academy, or MLS NEXT GKS):
5:00pm-6:15pm

Elites:
6:00pm-7:30 pm

Thursdays:
Juniors
5:00pm-6:30pm

ADV & JR ELITES:
6:00pm-7:30pm


SATURDAYS:
ELITES:
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

ADV & JR ELITES:
11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Juniors:
NOON-1:30 PM

Elite Select:
4:30pm-5:45pm

DATES:
Sessions Begin June 23rd, 2021-August 14th, 2021
Inclement Weather Make-up sessions will be the last two weeks of August.

If injury or family emergency occurs balance will be credited for GROUP TRAINING with a 3-month expiration date. OUR HEAD COACHES
MUST BE CONTACTED if this occurs. THIS IS THE ONLY OPTION FOR A BALANCE CARRY OVER. PLEASE NOTE: NO REFUNDS
 OR CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED FOR THOSE WHO MISS SESSIONS WITHOUT ILLNESS, INJURY, or FAMILY 
EMERGENCY.

PROGRAM COST
Elite Select:
Pay-as-You-Go Rate:
$70 per session (pay at field)

Elite, Elite JRs, Advanced & Jrs:
Pay-as-You-Go Rate:
$75 per session (pay at field)

*Pre-Paid Credits from prior group sessions may not be applied to this programming.


Have questions? Contact us by email at
info@richmondgoalkeepingacademy.com

ALL SESSIONS WILL BE AT WASHINGTON & HENRY ELEM