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Academy Program

It’s all about commitment
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OUR OBJECTIVE

To develop a well rounded student athlete capable of achieving excellence.

OUR SOLUTION

Manic FA success is based on the 4 pillars of DEVELOPMENT

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Manic FA success is based on the 4 pillars of DEVELOPMENT

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EXCELLENCE

The quality of being outstanding or extremely good

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PRIDE

A feeling or deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements

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COMMITMENT

The state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity

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EDUCATION

The process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

IT’S ALL ABOUT COMMITMENT

Our Curriculum

Montreal Manic FA is a technical development program that is rooted and founded in soccer. Although unopposed technical exercises can help with overall physical literacy, it is the application of technique to create time and space that creates a successful soccer player.

In other words, we use game-based exercises and small-sided conditioned games to create scenarios that support teaching phases and foundational technical objectives of the program.

Program Description

Our Soccer Academy is a supplemental training program that is open to male and female players from 6 years old to 17 years old. We are a non-profit, curriculum-based Academy coached by professional specialists.

We understand that players are the ones who are truly in charge of their development. If we can ignite a spark in every player that makes them want to play more soccer and excel academically, then we know we have created the best foundation for development.

Methodology

Montreal Manic FA covers an age where players have a huge capacity for learning, are highly creative and believe they can accomplish anything. As a result, the methodology used to coach players is positive, free-flowing and built around guided discovery. Montreal FA Manic uses the following coaching models to enhance the learning environment to help players find success at each phase of development and most importantly, to have fun.

Developing Football Actions

Soccer is a complex sport where players must deal with an infinite number of possibilities.  Based upon a given situation a player must learn to produce the right action at the right moment in the proper direction with the perfect amount of speed to create more time and space.

Game Based Exercise

To develop technique and football actions, we use game based exercises and small conditioned games to create scenarios that support the phases of development and core learning objectives of the program.

Flow Theory

Being in the flow is the ultimate in focused intrinsic motivation.  In layman’s terms, being in the flow is when players find themselves in that narrow corridor between boredom and anxiety.  There is a fine balance between the challenge of the task and the skills the learner has at his disposal. The flow space is found when there are a minimal number of stoppages and the learner is challenged at simultaneously feels they can achieve success.

Travel and Tournnaments

Montreal Manic FA will also participate in various tournaments across North America and Europe.  This will allow all of our players to have exposure on an international level and to give them the opportunity to be considered for US or Europe-based schools and soccer programs, all tying into the Academy’s mission of valuing education and player development.

Academy Structure

Montreal Manic FA is open to both male and female players ranging from U08 to U16. Open evaluation camps will be held twice per year (March and August to identify potential candidates for the program, please refer to the Evaluation Camps schedule for accurate dates, times and locations.

PICTURES FROM 2019

WEEKS AVAILABLE

  • Week 1 : June 29th to July 3rd
  • Week 2 : July 6th to July 10th
  • Week 3 : July 13th to 17th
  • Week 4 : July 20th to 24th
  • Week 5: August 10th to 14th
    • Elite Development Camp with coaches from Glasgow Rangers FC’s Academy / Only players from the Montreal Manic FA 
    • Non-academy players must be evaluated first (evaluation fee is 20$ and will be done during one of our academy training session)
    • FOR U12 TO U17 ONLY – PRICE IS 499$ + TAXES

GENERAL DETAILS

  • For boys and girls (U8 to U13) born in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
    • Groups will be formed with the Bio-banding philosophy if possible
    • Places are limited
  • Daycare is free of charge from 7:30 in the morning to 5:00 in the afternoon.
  • The actual camp is from 8:30AM to 4:00PM
  • Per weeks there will be 10 blocs of 105 minutes of soccer related activities and 5 blocs of different sports (ex.: swimming, tennis, ultimate frisbee, etc.)

COST

  • Cost is 399$ (+taxes) per week (includes a training kit per kid)
  • Discounts:
    • Earlybird get’s 30$ off per week (before January 31st)
    • If you register for the 4 weeks, you will get 10% off per week
    • If you want to register an entire team, you will need a minimum of 12 players and the cost will be 4000$ per week. (please contact us)

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

  • 7:30 to 8:30 AM – Daycare
  • 8:30 to 8:45 AM – Gathering and attendance (please don’t be late)
  • BLOC 1 (105 minutes)
  • 11 to 12 AM – Lunch
  • BLOC 2 (105 minutes)
  • 1:45 to 2:15 PM – Pause and snack
  • BLOC 3 (105 minutes) 
  • 4 to 5 PM – Daycare

GENERAL TOPICS COVERED

  • Improve ball mastery skills
  • Improve decisions in 1 vs 1 situations (offensive and defensive)
  • Improve passing, receiving and shooting in many situations
  • Improve how to win the ball back and how to protect it
  • Creating and exploiting spaces
  • Creating and exploiting overloads
  • Game based small sided situations

SPORTING DIRECTOR: JONATHAN DAOUST

  • Hold a «Baccalauréat en education préscolaire et en enseignement primaire» from the University of Outaouais (campus St-Jérôme)
  • Hold many soccer licenses from Soccer Québec an from the United Soccer Coaches Association of America in the USA.
  • Has been working in various Regional Soccer Program and coached at different levels (AA and AAA)

ELITE DEVELOPMENT CAMP

$499.00

ELITE DEVELOPMENT CAMP (FOR MONTREAL MANIC FA PLAYERS ONLY)

$20.00

ELITE DEVELOPMENT CAMP (NON-ACADEMY PLAYER PRE-EVALUATION)

SUMMER CAMP 2020

$1435.00

4 WEEKS BUNDLE

$399.00

WEEK 1 :

JUNE 29TH TO
JULY 3RD

$399.00

WEEK 2 :

JULY 6TH TO
JULY 10TH

$399.00

WEEK 3 :

JULY 13TH TO 17TH – LOCAL COACHES

$399.00

WEEK 4 :

JULY 20TH TO 24TH