Train With the Pros – Dante & Rafinha Join GFL Soccer Camps
The most recent GFL Soccer camp is just around the corner as attending players get to learn from the pros with two European soccer stars join the five-day camp. Dante of OGC Nice and Rafinha of FC Bayern Munich will be on hand to provide their guidance to the next soccer stars in American soccer.
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“We believe in the dreamer! The fighter who refuses to give up, who sacrifices and works hard hoping to be noticed, striving to reach their DREAM and GFL wants to help you reach it,” said Eddie Loewen, GFL CEO.
What does it take to play with the top clubs in Europe? How did these soccer pros make it from being a dreaming youth player to a highly paid professional soccer player?
While they may not be earning the same big bucks as Ronaldo or Messi, Dante and Rafinha are living the dream and want to share their passion with youth players who share the same hopes of success on the pitch.
Rafinha played for Brazilian club Coritiba as well as highly respected Schalke 04 in Germany. Both were members of the squad that hosted the Champions League Final in 2012 and won the prestigious title together with FC Bayern in 2013 under coach Jupp Heynckes.
“This camp demonstrates our continued effort in providing unique, personal and life changing experiences for the youth player,” said Loewen.
This is a champions camp for the workaholic soccer player who refuses to take a backseat and won’t stop until they reach their ultimate goal!
“For youth soccer players wanting to take their game to the next level and gain insights on what it takes on and off the field to make it, this is Brazil soccer at its best,” says Lowen.
Want a chance to get your questions answered? Dante and Rafinha will be on hand for training sessions during the youth soccer camp, as well as participate in Q&A sessions and autograph signings
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with real soccer professionals
The chance to ask these high level pros questions and receive really honest answers back is really unique.
Dante will talk about never giving up on his dreams and his struggle to become a professional.
These pros will also share advice for youth players — such as, “The hardest thing in soccer is to keep it simple.”
The camp is offered for both residential players as well as commuters who come for the day — the camp program goes from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Complete player development topics with be structured in the camp organization to include:
- Mental and Physical Conditioning
- Technical and Tactical Skill Training
- Group Nutrition Training
- Group Physical Conditioning (focus on core strength)
- Leadership Training
- Position specific training for Goalkeeper, Defender, Midfield and Forward
GFL Soccer Proudly Presents “Play With The Stars” Camp Details:
- June 18-23, 2017 at Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL.
- Top Licensed coaches with player ratio of 1/10.
- College ID opportunities for players U15-U19, with College Coaches in attendance
- Residential: $1,559.00 – accommodation at Eckerd College
- Commuter: $1,419.00
- Both packages include three athletically balanced meals per day.
- Players need to also purchase the VIP Uniform camp package –ordered separately. Cost: $94.19 plus shipping and handling – Link available after camp reservation.
- Parents can stay at nearby hotels, if they wish.