1. How can you book a camp?
In order to book a camp you need to fill in a registration form. In the application form you need to give all the data of the child, data of the parent, the size of the football outfit and a contact number. Attention should be given to the correctness of your e-mail as all the data connected with confirmation of the reservation, payments and organisational info is sent via e-mail.
2. Does the trainings really are in groups of four?
Yes, we train in accordance with the Soccer Skills PRO system and we perfect the football technique in a 1 coach – 4 players manner. Thanks to this, players accomplish better results than in a regular training.
3. What do we focus on during the training?
Our training includes all four areas – football technique, tactics, physical preparation and mental sphere. This is a complex training which allows indicating the best skills of the player and those which he needs to improve.
4. How long does the training last?
We train in the morning and in the afternoon. Altogether we have 6 hours of football training, including football technique training, physical preparation training, 4x4 games, big games, mental training and foreign language classes. The training unit during the football technique training is conducted in cycles of 10 minutes: 7 minutes of intensive training and 3 minutes of active break during which all the players hydrate the organism and talk with their coaches about the training.
5. Is the level of the training adjusted to player skills?
Yes, an individual training is a highlight of our camps. At the beginning of the camp skills tests are conducted and based on them training groups of 4 are elected. Therefore, it does not happen that a person with more advanced skills trains with the person who has just started playing football.
6. Does a parent receive a description of their child’ skills after the camp?
Yes, each player, apart from a personalised training is individually assessed by the whole staff. At the end of the camp, each participant of the camp will receive a book with their own individual description made by the coaches, psychologists and guardians.
7. Who can win a free training trip abroad?
At the end of each camp skill tests are conducted. The final tests of the players classify them according to their skills. A football player (both male and female) who accomplishes the best results according Polish Soccer Skills PRO Potentiometer will go as a reward on a training trip abroad.
8. Will every player receive two Adidas training outfits with their name and a logo of German Soccer Skills?
Yes, all the participants of the camps will receive their own Adidas training outfits with their name and a logo of German Soccer Skills Skills. The training outfit include a T-shirt, shorts and football stockings.
9. Who can take part in German Soccer Skills football camp?
Every boy and girls aged 7-19 who enjoys playing football and wants to work on their football skills professionally during the holiday period can take part in the camp.
10. Who are German Soccer Skills coaches?
All German Soccer Skills coaches have been selected from the best ones connected with Bundesliga club. Apart from having football coach licence, they have also undergone a Soccer Skills PRO methodology training which allows them to match our coach profile.
11. Who is the Spanish coach and what is his role on German Soccer Skills camp?
Our Spanish coach is connected with Primera Division and his role on the German Soccer Skills camp is to do training with games so that the players could learn the model of the game played on the current World’s Championships.
12. Where do the participants of the German Soccer Skills camp are accommodated?
German Soccer Skills’ participants are accommodated in Sportzentrum Kamen-Kaiserau, near Dortmund, Germany.
13. How do the meals look like? Can you have your any meal requests?
On the German Soccer Skills camp we have 4 meals – breakfast, lunch, dinner and a regeneration meal. All the meals are prepared in accordance with the requirements for the football players but at the same time they are tasty and varied. In case of special diet of the player for medical reasons, there is a possibility to report that need before the camp. We would like that information in the moment of applying for the camp.
14. What time should we arrive at the camp?
The camps always start on Sunday around lunch and end on Saturday, after the breakfast and show training for parents. Detailed information concerning the time of arrival are sent to parents via e-mail around 4 weeks before the commencement of the camp.
15. How to prepare for the camp, what to bring?
All the organisational information concerning the time of the arrival, the address, a list of things to bring are sent to parents via e-mail around 4 weeks before the commencement of the camp.
16. Is there a need for any special medical check-up?
Because of the fact that there is a professional and intensive training during the camp, we ask you to bring a physican’s statement of no impediment to train or a statement signed by the parents saying so.
17. Is the transport self-provided?
Yes, the transport is self-provided but on specific request and with an additional fee, there is a possibility of transfer to and from the airport.
18. Who takes care of the participants?
During the camp, apart from our training staff we provide qualified and experienced guardians who take care of the children 24 h and who are responsible for their health and safety.
19. How does the group division look like during the German Soccer Skills camp?
There are two kinds of groups on the camp – 4-people training groups selected based on the age and test skills; and 15-people care groups selected based on the age.
20. How many people are there per room?
We have reserved 2, 3 and 4-bedded rooms for the German Soccer Skills camps.
21. Is there a possibility to be accommodated with a fellow player whom I do not know?
Yes, in case when there are players who know each other and are in similar age and would like to be together in the room, there is a possibility to inform us in the moment of applying for the camp.
22. What standard does the hotel have?
The hotel in which the German Soccer Skills camp is taking place is hotel of a high standard.
23. Where do the participants train?
The participants train in The Kamen Centre is a professional sports centre prepared specially for the FIFA World Cup in 2006.
24. Do the participants have the water provided during the trainings?
Yes, the participants of German Soccer Skills camp have the water provided during the trainings.
25. Are the participants insured?
Yes, German Soccer Skills participants are insured with an insurance against accidents and death.
26. Is the medical care provided?
Yes, German Soccer Skills participants have the medical care provided.
27. How do the children learn English during the camp?
Children learn English connected with football area. The children are taught by qualified staff of teachers mainly through games.
28. How do the classes with sports psychologist look like?
Classes with a sports psychologist are intended to boost confidence, overcome any obstacles during the trainings, teach the ability to endure success and failure, teach how to integrate and work as a part of the team as well as other qualities useful not only on the pitch but also in everyday life. Mental trainings have a form of workshops with an active participation of the children.
29. What languages does the staff speak on the camps?
The German Soccer Skills staff speaks English and German during the camp.
30. In what countries apart from Germany are your camps organised? Does everybody can choose a camp in a different country?
Apart from Germany, our camps are organised in Spain – Spanish Soccer Skills and Poland – Polish Soccer Skills. For more information about the camps in Spanish go to es.soccerskills.pro (website in English and Spanish), for more information about the camps in Poland go to www.soccerskills.pl (website in English and Polish).
31. What references do you have?
In our camps organised all over Europe took part over 20.000 players (both male and female) from 18 countries from all over the world.