Are you excited to learn more about football? Every year, thousands of young people here in the Netherlands sign-up for football camp. They would spend weeks at training facilities learning and training with other aspiring footballers.
Many young promising football players are being featured in the news because of these camps.
We are sure that you are going to have a great time. But, if you want to improve the whole experience, here are some tips for you.
This covers everything from waking up in the morning to finishing all training drills without complaining. Keep in mind that this is not the usual training you do. You are going to be playing and embracing football most of the day.
You should establish and improve self-discipline. That way, you can engage and immerse yourself in the program. It is not about impressing the facilitators and your co-trainees. It is about applying yourself to become a better footballer. Someday, you just might be the one guiding aspiring young players who want a shot.
Improve the Basics
Basic skills in football include dribbling, passing, and shooting. But, let’s add juggling and receiving to that. In a training camp, there are going to be a lot of drills for these skills. If you are unprepared, then you might just get left behind. Well, first, you have to consider the level of the camp, is it for beginners or intermediate players.
If it is for beginners, then you should improve on these skills. That way, your progress will be far greater. So, a week or even days before the camp, get up early in the morning and start practising.
Learn more about Team Dynamics
Football is a team game, even though there are stand out athletes, winning in this game is winning with a team. Team dynamics is everything when it comes to football. You need to be fully informed about the particular positions in football.
Each player in the field plays a different role. You can minimize that division into players that are meant for offence and those meant for defence.