Arriving in good condition at the start of the competition is essential. Coaches work during the summer to find the right balance between the vacations, the player’s individual work and the start of the preseason. The physical aspect is becoming more and more important in elite soccer.
Well, in these preseasons it is usual to do a training camp. A soccer stage is a concentration where the coaching staff and players are all in the same place for a few days. It usually lasts a little more than a week and helps to coexist
The importance of the preseason
During the vacations the disconnection is usually very high. The stress generated by the previous year forces many players to escape from soccer. Therefore, the preseason is very important for them. It provides them with a series of crucial benefits for the start of the competition.
Benefits for the player
The main benefit is that the number of injuries is reduced. With a balanced preseason, players are able to tolerate the workload. If the volume of work is increased from the minimum to the maximum, it is likely that many will end up with discomfort or injury.
In addition, the preseason is the stage where the members of the squad try to earn an important role within the team. A training camp helps coaches get to know their players on and off the field. This is important for the psychological aspect.
The preseason of the big club
The most important teams in the world are obliged to have a training camp. Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus, Bayern Munich… all of them usually meet in a specific place to play a highly prestigious tournament. The last one was in Los Angeles.
It is usual for the best to face each other to measure how they are preparing for the start of the competition. This last preseason there was a Clasico (Barça – Madrid) and also other big matches, such as Bayern – City. All of them, always on neutral fields.
A training camp at SIA Academy
It is commonly thought that a training camp is only for the big teams, but this is not the case. At SIA Academy you will find the perfect opportunity to enjoy all the qualities of a training camp: improve your fitness, train your skills and enjoy the experience with your teammates.
The working method at the academy
SIA Academy’s goal is for you to achieve yours. The children arrive with the illusion of becoming professionals, and at the school we provide the necessary means. Coaches with UEFA Pro license prepare daily sessions for the boys and girls that are installed. The improvement is apparent.
The physical part is also a fundamental component. The video sessions allow us to learn from trial and error. The positive part of living together is that the players get to know each other on and off the field and create positive synergies. All of this then transfers to the pitch.
SIA Academy is located in Enguera, between Valencia and Alicante. It has a natural grass field and an artificial turf field surrounded by nature. It has a gym, a room for video sessions, bedrooms, dining room, recreation room… Everything is at the disposal of the players.
The location is key for them to be quiet, without distractions. Physiotherapists and psychologists also work on the total development of the soccer player. SIA is the ideal option to experience the positive sensations of a stage.