Challenger Sports

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Challenger Sports is a multi-faceted international sports company who provide a wide variety of player development camps, coach education clinics, tournaments, tours, uniforms, equipment supply, and digital solutions to hundreds of thousands of players, parents, and coaches across the globe.

Operating originally as ‘British Soccer Camps’ Challenger Sports began running summer soccer camps in the US in 1985. Each year the company grew, diversified and expanded their range of services and products in response to the increasing demands of the rapidly growing North American soccer population. Challenger currently runs over 2,500 summer camps throughout the US and Canada.

challenger sports soccer campsThe new Challenger International Soccer Camp reflects the truly global nature of the sport today and provides young players with a wide variety of coaching styles, practices, and influences that help them develop a well-rounded skill set.

Challenger has taken the best coaching methodologies and practices from the most influential soccer-playing nations, and have woven them together in a multi-faceted, multicultural, on and off-field training experience.

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In 2019 Challenger merged TopYa!, a leading digital sports developer into their company, enabling Challenger to introduce a ground-breaking technology feature into their camps, allowing players to prepare before camp, learn skills quicker and more efficiently during camp, and then continue their development throughout the year with streamed instruction and virtual coaching.

In addition to running over 2,000 Challenger International Soccer Camps, the company also offer the following other types of camps:

The Next Level Training Camp has been developed for competitive players who require a more demanding program of skill development. Next Level camps will provide specialized training that includes the speed of play, fast foot skills, first touch,  attacking moves, finishing, and small-sided games.

SoccerPlus goalkeeper and field player camps provide advanced position specific training in a residential camp setting. SoccerPlus was created by former World Cup-winning coach Tony DiCicco and has helped tens of thousands of players improve their game and advance to play at college and beyond.

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Orlando City SC Camps provide the ultimate camp experience for Orlando City and Orlando Pride fans and local players. This week-long soccer camp will provide boys and girls with a fun soccer experience with plenty of new skills, fun drills, challenges, games, and our own camp World Cup!

GK Icon goalkeeper camps will provide specialized training techniques for male and female goalkeepers aged 8-16 years. Campers will be coached on shot stopping, handling, footwork, diving techniques, crossing, distribution, 1v1’s, decision making and much more. Half Day and Full Day camps available.

Challenger Sports is the official North American camp partner for English Premier League team Southampton FC (The Saints). The Saints Camps are coached by Southampton academy trained staff and feature authentic Premier League coaching content for competitive players who want advanced training.

Challenger Sports Junior Rugby Camps provide age-appropriate non-contact skills training combining technical, tactical and physical training, coached by our hand-picked team of  International coaches. Each player will receive a rugby ball, T-shirt and personal player evaluation.

TetraBrazil Camps combine learning, playing, competing and fun, with the flair and spirit of South American soccer! The TetraBrazil curriculum has been designed by our Brazilian directors to provide teams, coaches, and players with the same expert level of training received by professional clubs in Brazil.

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