ID Camp | VA Revolution

ID Camp

Age: 2010-2005

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Be seen and trained by top coaches from the international, professional, and collegiate level.  Learn what it takes to make it to the very top.  Learn from the best, and be the very best! For players that strongly desire to play at the next level!

*This camp requires an application process to ensure that the level of competition is very high.


  • July 10-July 13


Portion of each day devoted to:

  • Speed and agility
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Improving flexibility
  • Improving coordination and balance
  • Improving soccer-specific communication
  • Improving speed and quality of decision-making
  • Advanced footskills
  • Advanced receiving, distribution, shooting, and finishing abilities

Evening session curriculum:

  • Footvolley (Soccer volleyball)
  • Soccer tennis
  • Strength training
  • Tactical Classroom sessions
  • Video review
  • Player assessments
  • College Soccer guidance
  • Individual player remediation discussion and strategizations

Day 1:  Understanding how to Excel in Various Formations

  • Functional roles and responsibilities in a 1-4-3-3 formation
  • Functional roles and responsibilities in a 1-4-4-2 formation
  • Functional roles and responsibilities in a 1-3-5-2 and 1-5-3-2 formation
  • Functional roles and responsibilities in a 1-3-4-3 formation

Day 2:  Advanced Defensive Tactical Concepts

  • Fundamentals of individual and small group defending
  • Fundamentals of transition
  • Understanding various lines of confrontation and defending as a block
  • Man-marking vs zonal defensive systems
  • Gegenpressing (Counter-pressing)

Day 3: Build-up and Attacking in a Possession-oriented Style of Play

  • Building out of the defensive third
  • Conceptualization of positional play and situational role interchanges
  • Middle third phase play
  • Changing the point of attack
  • Creating space on and off the ball
  • Speed of decision-making and execution

Day 4: Competition, Testing, and Prizes

  • Tactical theory test
  • Performance Testing Program – footskills
  • Performance Testing Program – passing and receiving
  • Performance Testing Program – speed and agility
  • Performance Testing Program – strength and power
  • Performance Testing Program – receiving and shooting