Indo-Pacific Soccer Academy

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Abbotsford Magnuson Ford Soccer Club is delighted to become an ‘Associate Club’ of the Indo-Pacific Soccer Academy. This unique program – owned and operated by Professionally Advanced Soccer Services Ltd (PASS Ltd) and in collaboration with Youth for Change (YFC) Rurka Kalan-Punjab, India, will consist of the following initiatives and opportunities….

  • Training Program to complement existing Club/Player commitments
  • Exchange visits to/from YFC Rurka Kalan
  • Coach Education Clinics at YFC Rurka Kalan
  • Player Development & ID Camps
  • Cultural Education
  • Sponsorship/Fundraising for under-privileged children

Program Overview:

IPSA will launch in April 2013 and is geared to meet the on-going needs of the players aged between U8-U12. Training will be in several phases throughout the year starting with a sixteen (16) week phase Apr-Jly, followed by fourteen (14) weeks in the fall (Sep-Nov), prior to the IPSA Tour to YFC Rurka Kalan, scheduled for Dec 2013.

Training Program:

Training will follow the nationally produced (Canadian Soccer Association) curriculum & BC Soccer endorsed Long-Term Player Development (LTPD) standards. Additionally, while working in collaboration with existing Club programming, IPSA will offer every player the opportunity to meet the recommended minimum training-game ratio of 3:1. Within the recommended curriculum of LTPD Phase 3 – “Learning to Train” the IPSA training program will focus on two main areas of development…Physical & Technical, working predominately within a 1v1 environment, with specific attention on the following areas…

Training Curriculum:

Physical Literacy: Agility, Balance, Coordination, Speed, Strength.
Technical: Control, Passing, Dribbling, Turning, Shooting, Shielding.

Training Schedule (Phase 1):

DAY START DATE END DATE AGE/GENDER TIME VENUE
FRIDAY 5TH APRIL 2013 19th JULY 2013 U8 boys & girls 5:30 – 6:30PM McMILLAN OVAL
(Apr)SADDLE PARK
(May-July)
U9 boys & girls 5:30 – 6:30PM
U10 boys & girls 5:30 – 6:30PM
U11 boys & girls 6:30 – 7:30PM
U12 boys & girls 6:30 – 7:30PM

Training Schedule (Phase 2): To be announced in summer 2013.

Registration Cost: Phase 1 (Apr-July):
$165 including crested Training T. Shirt & Track Jacket.
(Payment Plan: $65 due at signing, $100 payable via 2xpost-dated cheques dated 15Apr/15May 2013)
Phase 2 (Sep-Nov): $110 returning player
$165 new player including crested Training T. Shirt & Track Jacket.
(Payment Plan: $65 due at signing, $100 payable via 2xpost-dated cheques dated 15Sep/15Oct 2013)

2013 Tour – IPSA players will be eligible for selection for the visit to YFC Rurka Kalan, which will take place in Dec 2013.

If you wish to receive additional information about the Indo-Pacific Soccer Academy, please send an e-mail to; I-PSA@shaw.ca

Click here to complete the IPSA Registration Form….

** Please note that a registration limit of 16 players per age/gender will apply for all IPSA training phases.

PASS Ltd – Pass/IPSA   YFC – yfcrurkakalan