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Fri, Nov 10


Afrims Sports Park

2023 Veterans Day Camp

Learn how to score and prevent more goal scoring opportunities

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2023 Veterans Day Camp
2023 Veterans Day Camp

Time & Location

Nov 10, 2023, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Afrims Sports Park, 969 Watervliet Shaker Rd, Colonie, NY 12205, USA

About the event

This one day camp is open for all players ages 6-15 who are eager to develop their technical skills and tactical knowledge in a fun, competitive environment. The main focuses of the camp will be:

  1. Ways to create more scoring opportunities
  2. Defending in different situations

Whether the player primarily plays defense or forward, all players will participate in all aspects of the camp because we feel it is important to have a wide range of skills. As players move up to different levels in their soccer career, coaches may put them at different positions which is why this variety of skills and knowledge are crucial. Also, players will compete in skill challenges and scrimmages with awards being given out at the end of the day for the player with the most points in each group.

**If you sign up as a goalkeeper, you will take part in technical training from 9-11am and then play in goal for the scrimmages from 11-12pm. Goalkeepers are welcome to stay the full day and will get some work in the field while still playing goalie in games/activities if they want. Please reach out to if you have any questions about the goalkeeping portion of camp.**

Location: Afrims Sports Park (Inside) -- 969 Watervliet Shaker Rd. Colonie, NY 12205

Times: Half Day: 9 am - 12 pm / Full Day: 9 am - 3 pm

Cost: $75 for Half Day / $120 for Full Day

Example Topics (Coaches will decide appropriate topics for each age group)

  • 1v1 defending
  • Types of tackles
  • Defending in outnumbered situations
  • Team defending
  • Heading (for appropriate ages)
  • Tranisiton
  • Striking Technique (Types of shots - whipped, driven, volleys, etc)
  • Creating space to score (with/without the ball)
  • Crossing and finishing
  • Combinations to finish

Sample Schedule (Will be different based on age and ability level)

  • 9 am - Morning Challenges / Split into ability apropriate groups
  • 9:10 - 10:30 am - Types of shots technique and 1v1 defending
  • 10:30 - 10:40 am - Short break
  • 10:40 - 11:15 am - Crossing/Finishing and Defensive/Attacking Transition
  • 11:15 - 11:45 am - Conditioned games based on topics taught earlier
  • 11:45 - 12:15 pm - Lunch / Half day campers are dismissed
  • 12:15 - 1:30 pm - Creating space to score and defending in outnumbered situations
  • 1:30 - 1:40 pm - Short break
  • 1:40 - 2:20 pm - Scoring with back to goal and defending from different angles
  • 2:20 - 3 pm - Bigger sided games
  • 3 pm - Camp debrief/awards/ Dismissal

Things to Bring:

Soccer Ball





If you have any questions, please reach out to


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