NEXT RVDL ACADEMY TRYOUT ASSESSMENT DAY
May 2014 Date and Location: TBA
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To register for the next Assessment Day CLICK HERE
We are still looking for Keepers, Please enquire about our Sponsor Subsidized Goalkeeper Program. Also specifically looking for a few U12 and U13 players to complete our Academy Teams
Early Spring Training
In like a Lamb, Out Like an RVDL Lion
"After the UltimateShooter™ skills training with RVDL, my son Zack, had a game in which he kicked the ball so hard it sliced the air like a bullet and the net flew back against the gymnasium wall. It was truly a wonder to behold; there were quite a few comments... A single session has already paid off big time since Zack applied what he learned immediately in a game situation with great results. Needless to say, I'm beyond impressed."
Courses Starting Sunday April 13 2014
KickingMaster™ for 9-13 yrs
4 weeks April 13 to May 11 3:00 to 4:15pm $125.00
No session Easter Weekend
SkillsMaster™ for 6-8 yrs
4 weeks April 13 to May 11 4:15 to 5:30pm $120.00
No session Easter Weekend
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic School
124 Dorval Drive
Oakville, ON L6K 2W1
Whether you attended any of our previous KickingMaster™ or UltimateShooter™ courses or you use this as a precursor to the full 8 week Spring Courses, everyone will benefit from the detailed approach we take to breaking down and reviewing the various kicking techniques presented.
KickingMaster™ Course: Outdoor Turf April 13 start
In this program we will briefly touch on many techniques. Our KickingMasterTM Class is designed to correct and improve the kicking technique of every individual that attends our course, by creating a step-by-step approach to breaking down every kicking technique in 5 different stages. This will also help the player to self check their kicks when they are practicing away from the watchful eye of the RVDL Academy Coach. Our KickingMasterTM Class will create more powerful shots, more accurate passing and more consistency all round. Topics on this course will include short passing, long passing (lofted & driven pass with the laces), bending the ball with the inside and outside of the foot as well as power shooting and volleying. KickingMasterTM courses are not for beginners, in order for our sessions to have a steady flow.
UltimateShooter™: Coming May
Our UltimateShooter™ provides the players with the tools to simplify the decision making process, receive the ball positively with speed to create shooting opportunities. Technically we build on the foundations acquired from the KickingMasterTM Class and continue to reinforce and teach the players a large variety of different shooting techniques so the players can manufacture a shot for every given situation in and around the penalty box.
SkillsMaster™ Course: Outdoor Turf April 13 start
This course is a high intensity multi faceted session that includes a lot of detailed coaching in an environment where all players are challenged at their ability level and where they experience how much fun soccer training can be. All players are encouraged to develop good playing habits. During our program the players work on all technical aspects of the game gaining the neccessary skills which builds the confidence required for performing out on the field during games. This includes passing, receiving, dribbling, skills, defending, finishing, all progressing from 1v1 to 2v2 up to 6v6.
NEW Advanced Skills Course: Coming May
Progressing from our Individual Skills Course players will be expected to perform within the session at a higher speed of control with more consistency and really push themselves in order to improve. This course like all our other courses, is a high intensity multi faceted session that includes a lot of detailed coaching in an environment where all players are challenged while still experiencing how much fun soccer training can be. All players continue to be encouraged to develop good playing habits while pushing themselves out of their comfort zone. Utilizing advanced technical skills from our skills program and adding in some of our KickingMaster™ components we have developed a real hybrid program to challenge and progress advanced players even further.
RVDL Academy invites all to attend our 2014 Tryout Assessment Day
To register for the next Assessment Day free event CLICK HERE
All players will be taken through a warm-up, skills training session followed by skills tests and finishing with games. During the coaches review, players will be assessed and will be provided 3 pathways of development based on their ability levels presented.
1st Pathway- An immediate invite to join the age appropriate Academy Team.
2nd Pathway- Join our age appropriate Pre-Academy Group in order to provide an accelerated pathway to development and then potentially on to the Academy Team.
3rd Pathway- Be invited to join one of our Soccer School programs in order to develop the strong foundation necessary to gain confidence and consistency with the ball in order to move to the Pre-Academy for accelerated development.
There is no cost for the Tryout. You have heard about us, so why not come out and experience the RVDL Philosophy first hand.
If you are interested to be assessed to be considered for Academy or Pre_Academy before the next Tryout Assessment Day please contact us and fill out the Academy Consideration Form
Please click below to register for Academy consideration if you have missed the Tryout Assessment Day
SPRING Courses Available Soon
THE RVDL INTERNATIONAL TALENT ID CAMP
1st Annual RVDL Academy International Talent ID Camp
Official Representatives from Manchester City FC, Stoke City FC and Bolton Wanderers FC watched the more than 80 players that attended.
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The 2014 2nd Annual Talent ID promises to be even better then last year with More Clubs and more coaches in 2 locations. One in Oakville and one in the East end of the GTA
THE REAL PATHWAY TO THE PREMIERSHIP
The Success our teams experienced in the Keele Cup in the UK and the numerous Professional Club scouts that commented very positively on our teams performances including some individual players, has fueled our vision of creating the very best players and teams, not only in Ontario but in the whole of Canada. Our Mission is to develop players to their full potential and utilizing our contacts to expose the elite players to Scholarship opportunities or Professional playing careers.
We are looking for talented and driven players that have the desire to do more to reach their potential. Players will receive top class training from our well trained and internationally experienced Full-time coaching staff. All coaches are mentored and assessed by Robin, the Technical Director, on a continuous basis so we are able to maintain our Vision of suppling a high quality, detail oriented, consistent program for all our players.
RVDL Academy Scholarship Program
In keeping with our Vision and Mission we do not want any player that has the potential to excel as a top level player, not to have the opportunity to reach their highest potential due to real financial hardship. Through corporate sponsorship and donations we are able to assist highly talented players, with reductions in Academy fees. All requests will be handled privately on a case by case basis.
We are also looking for talented and driven Goalkeepers that have the desire to do more to reach their potential. In addition to keepers receiving top class training from our well trained and experienced Full-time coaching staff, our keepers receive additional professional Keeper training with our affiliate, Eurostar Goalkeeper Academy. Reduced Academy fees available for Goalkeepers through our Goalie Sponsorship Program.
Team From Canada Shock All in UK at the International Keele Cup.
U13 RVDL Lions Win Keele Cup International Soccer Tournament in the UK.
U12 Orange also Win their Division and U12 Blue finish as runners up for the Keele Plate.
U15 RVDL Lions gave a strong performance throughout the Tournament but succumbed in the semi finals to a tough Irish Team who ultimately won overall.
Supplement your Club Training
Soccer School Courses
Kicking Master Class
Ultimate Shooting Clinic
Week Long Summer Camps
Unlocking the full potential in each and every player is our primary focus.
Robin van der Laan
Director of Coaching
RVDL Soccer Academy
We look forward to your childs involvement with our Academy as we work together to maximize your childs full potential as a soccer player.
Please contact Robin or Mike for email@example.com
Thank you again for your continued support.
New to RVDL, in addition to our 6-8 and 9-11 Pre-Academy, we have continued with our Pre-Academy program for 12+ year olds.
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Each and every RVDL Soccer Schools and Academy session aims to create a Positive Learning Environment by combining a FUN AND FRIENDLY setting with the latest coaching techniques and methodology, delivered by best in class coaches.
RVDL Soccer School Individual Player Development Program
As Director of Coaching Robin van der Laan will bring his English Premier League playing experience along with his vast knowledge gained as International Head Coach for Manchester United Soccer Schools to lead his team of Internationally experienced, UK trained UEFA A and UEFA B full time professional coaches in providing the very best coaching Canada has to offer.
Enroll in an RVDL Soccer Schools and Academy course and experience the very latest training equipment and coaching methods to help players improve their technique and game awareness in a very friendly, open and active learning environment where the players are encouraged to express themselves without any fear of making mistakes.
It is our mission to deliver high intensity multi faceted sessions that include a lot of detailed coaching in an environment where all players are challenged at their ability level and where they experience how much fun soccer training can be. All players are encouraged to develop good playing habits. During our program the players work on all technical aspects of the game. This includes passing, receiving, dribbling, skills, defending, finishing, all progressing from 1v1 to 2v2 up to 6v6. These high intensity sessions also include soccer related fitness(SAQ).
RVDL Soccer PRE-Academy Teams
For 6-8, 9-11 and 12+ year olds
We are looking for players 6 to 16 years old to join in our Pre-Academy program. Similar to our Soccer Schools, this multi-session per week program provides a more intensive environment to aquire the fundamentals and neccessary tools to provide the solid foundation to excel as their development and confidence grows allowing the player to move towards the academy program.
New to RVDL, we now have our Pre-Academy program for 6-8, 9-11 and 12+ year olds. This 3 times a week program coached by our professional Academy coaches provides the neccessary environment for players wishing to take their soccer to the next level but have not had the quality of coaching to get them there. Through our program this more immersive environment will allow the player to rapidly advance their skills preparing them for the next stage of competetive play.
We have ongoing tryouts available within our soccer school program.
If you have a player interested in joining our PRE-Academy Program please Click here to register for consideration
RVDL Soccer Academy Teams
U8 to U16 Players
All our Academy Teams have progressed very well this season with many players showing marked improvement. The hard work training during the last Winter months and continuing on through the spring and summer was put to the test during our SAAC league play.
We currently have Academy teams ranging from U8 to U16. This 3-5 times a week Academy program provides the Academy player with the very best coaching environment Canada has to offer.
From the English Premiership playing experience Robin injects into the detailed multi layered training sessions presented, utilizing the very latest training techniques and equipment, you can be sure the opportunities for improvements in the player will be significant. Programs include age appropriate training and skills development, Yoga program, Speed Agility quickness program, Strength and conditioning program including a personalized program for continued development at home, Tactical sessions, fitness and skills testing to monitor training effectiveness, games in the SAAC league and various tournaments including trips to the USA and Europe. We will be working closely with players to provide them the neccessary tools to reach their long term goals whether to play professionally or receive a soccer scholarship
We have on going tryouts available within our soccer school program.
If you have a player interested in joining our Academy Program please Click here to register for consideration
Please take a moment to view our sponsors. Our corporate sponsorship supports the efforts of our Academy teams and provides extra opportunities for them while helping to reduce the costs of operating teams. If you would like to sponsor a team or are interested in what sponsorship opportunities are available please contact Robin or Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Official Kit Supplier
Supplied by Retailer:
Academy Training Shirt Sponsor
U11/U12 Team Shirt Sponsor