Elite Training Camps

Football specialization and high-performance training summer camps

 

Elite Training Camps is a program developed by Sport Lisboa e Benfica for youngsters born between 2001 and 2007 which seeks to develop and improve their sporting performance.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica will put at the participants disposal the knowledge and programs that made it a world reference in the elite training of young athletes.

 
 

Methodology

The methodology applied in the Elite Training Camps will be the same that Sport Lisboa e Benfica uses in the training of its athletes, and which guarantees the sustainability of its professional squads. Through specific training that Sport Lisboa e Benfica will provide, you will be able to develop your technical, tactical, physical and psychological skills. Aspects like, running technique, relationship with the ball, tactical circulation and attacking and defensive game principles will be worked on a daily basis in both individual and collective contexts.

The training schedules will have a duration of 5 hours per day, for 7, 14 or 21 days, and will be developed by SL Benfica’s coaches, accredited by the Federação Portuguesa de Futebol (FPF) and UEFA. There will be 3 categories (U14 to U19), each having specific technical-tactical training. In addition, you will also have the possibility of being observed and evaluated by Sport Lisboa e Benfica’s Technical and Scouting Departments.


Coaches

Accredited by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and UEFA, the SL Benfica coaches are decisive elements in the development of the Club’s young athletes. It will be them following your evolution during Elite Training Camps. The technical director in charge will be Pedro Marques:

  •  UEFA A License;
  •  Graduated in Physical Education and Sports Science at the Faculty of Human Kinetics in Lisbon;
  •  Post-Graduation in High-Performance Training at the Faculty of Human Kinetics in Lisbon;
  •  Technical Director of Sport Lisboa e Benfica's Youth Football;

players made in Benfica

Submitted Documentation

  •  Rules and procedures;
  •  Diploma of participation;
  •  Individual and detailed report made by the Technical and Scouting Department
Know more about the Benfica Campus

Prizes

  •  Eusébio Prize: Best player of the week, of all teams;
  •  Rui Costa Prize: Best player of each team;
  •  Águia D’ouro (Golden eagle): Best goalkeeper of all teams;
  •  Mística Prize:For the player with the best commitment, discipline, fair-play and attitude.

ALDEIA DOS CAPUCHOS HOTEL

During your participation in Elite Training Camps, thetraining sessions will take place in Benfica Campus and the accommodation will be at Hotel Meliá Aldeia dos Capuchos. The travels between the two places are provided by Sport Lisboa e Benfica.

Situated at the entrance of the historical Vila dos Capuchos, known for its exclusivity and the Convents’ majestic presence, Hotel Aldeia dos Capuchos is a magnificent viewpoint over the sea, inserted in a grand touristic and residential area. Bounded by a vast green area, where a golf course and an excellent fitness course stand out, it also has very easy accesses. The Hotel meets the essential conditions of comfort and well-being, with ideal rest and recreation settings at the athletes’ disposal.



Schedule

Male Elite Training Camps will be held during the following periods:

1st WEEK
21.06.2020 to 27.06.2020
2nd WEEK
28.06.2020 to 04.07.2020
3rd WEEK
05.07.2020 to 11.07.2020

 

Female Elite Training Camp will be held during the following period:

 

WEEK
12.07.2020 TO 18.07.2020

 

Week Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day 7
Morning

Arrival

Check in

Kit delivery

Training BC

Physical and anthropometrical tests

Training BC

Training BC

Training BC

Training BC

Training BC

Lunch
Afternoon

Arrival

Check in

Kit delivery

Opening ceremony

Training BC

Physical and anthropometrical tests

Training BC

Free afternoon (recreational activities)

Training BC

Stadium and Museum Tour

Shopping

Ceremony and dinner at the stadium

Closing Ceremony

Dinner
Time Day
8:30am

Breakfast

9:00am

Transportation to BC

9:30am

Specific Training

10:00am

Training

12:30am

Lunch

2:00pm

Rest

2:30pm

Theoretical Session

4:00pm

Snack

4:30pm

Training

6:30pm

Transportation to Hotel

8:00pm

Dinner

11:00pm

Rest

REGISTRATION

 To sign up in Elite Training Camps you must have been born between 2001 and 2007.

Required Documentation

Registration form:

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