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2019 Own Touch/VCU Tiki-Taka Training Camp

  • St. Christopher’s School 711 Saint Christopher's Road Richmond, VA, 23226 United States (map)

Crowd favorite Tiki-Taka camp is back!! 

Sign Up Early this camp will fill up quick 

VCU Men's Soccer, along with Own Touch and FutsalRVA will host the 2019 Tiki-Taka Training Camp at St. Christopher's School located in Richmond.

Unique Camp Staff and Special Guests

Own Touch's Greg Simmonds and Don Hughes along with VCU Men's Head Coach Dave Giffard, will once again provide an incredible camp experience for boys and girls ages 8-14. Players can expect to be joined by VCU players current and past, as well as Own Touch Mentors and coaches.

Coach Giffard has an immense track record for soccer excellence. He hast spent time coaching at some of the top men's collegiate soccer programs in the country including VCU, Indiana, and Akron. Coach Giffard comes to this camp with an expansive knowledge of the game and a great ability to train players from all walks of life, in all aspects of the game.

In addition, FutsalRVA's Joe Farrell and staff will be on hand to train players for the futsal portion of the camp! With National Championship appearances and titles, these coaches are futsal experts and know how to develop the technical game of Richmond's players.

The Camp Experience (Players Ages 8-14)

The 2019 Tiki-Taka Training Camp at St. Chris will uniquely combine both aspects of traditional outdoor soccer and the fast-paced futsal you see all across the world.

During the morning session, players will be split into age-appropriate groups to train on the outdoor training fields located on St. Christopher's grounds. While outside, players will focus on soccer-specific techniques such as shooting, passing, technical control of the ball, defensive positioning, offensive attacking, juggling, and so much more!

After lunch, players will pick up the pace a bit and start rotating through futsal games and training inside the state-of-the-art St. Christopher's Fieldhouse, as well as small-sided, skill-appropriate scrimmages on the outdoor playing fields. Players will participate in training designed to help develop fast/accurate passing, proper movement off the ball, and better knowledge of defending and attacking in man-down and equal-sided situations.

Program Details

Camp Gear: Players are requested to bring shin guards, soccer cleats and indoor or futsal shoes.

Dates: July 15th - 19th

Time: 9am - 4pm

$295 early bird
after March 15th $325
Mentee $177 early bird
Mentee after March 15th $190

(Boys and Girls) Ages: 8-14
Location: St Christopher’s School

Earlier Event: July 8
2019 Girls ONLY Camp
Later Event: July 22
2019 FutsalRVA Camp