The "Power Behind The Bird" Soccer Camps
2013 Power Behind The Bird - June 17th-21st
The Power Behind the Bird Camp runs from June 17th - June 21st, 2013. Girls & Boys entering grades 1-9 are invited. Cost is $70. Family discounts are available. Camp is held each afternoon from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Evening games are also scheduled throughout the week.
2012 Soccer Camp Recap
Thank you to all kids that participated. We had a successful 2012 camp!
Concusion Waiver Form
The "Power Behind the Bird" Soccer Camp is a week of fun and challenging soccer. The camp is designed to raise the level of soccer in the greater Hartford area. Campers are broken down into age and skill appropriate groups for technical skill work. The tactical side of the game is emphasized in older groups. Campers come back at nights and play in games to try and execute the activities worked on in the morning. Any aged soccer enthusiast, up to an incoming freshman in high school, may attend camp this camp.
The camp staff includes camp director Jack De Selm, NSCAA Associate Staff Coach, NSCAA Premier License, USSF Nationally Licensed Coach, Hartford United D.O.C. Tom Belfer, USSF National License and NSCAA National Diploma. Jim Schrot, NSCAA Associate Staff Coach, NSCAA Premier License, USSF National D License. Coach Schrot coaches multiple select teams at Hartord United Soccer Club and the JV-1 Boys at Hartford Union High School. Coach De Selm currently coaches the Varsity Boys at Hartford Union High School, was varsity assistant @ Cedarburg High School, and head coach with the Homestead High School girls program. Coach Belfer was the assistant coach for both boys and girls soccer at Cedarburg, and currently coaches and trains a number of select teams for Cedarburg Soccer Club.
The 2013 "Power Behind the Bird" curriculum is designed with emphasis on the technical and tactical aspects of the 5 v. 5 small-sided game. Monday's skills/tactics start with 1 v1, Tuesday 2 v. 2, Wednesday 3 v. 3, Thursday 4 v. 4, and Friday 5 v. 5. Night games are played as small sided soccer games with emphasis on the tactical portion of the game. Mastering the ball is the focus at the beginning of each day. Much of the camp curriculum is predicated on the NSCAA youth courses.
Questions regarding camps, clinics or Hartford youth soccer should be directed to Coach De Selm: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-242-5052.