We Offer 3 Different Types of Soccer Training …
6 Week Program
6 Week Soccer Training Programs meet 55 minutes a week for 6 weeks. Training is held year round in Columbia, Glen Carbon and O’Fallon. We are in Belleville seasonally. We offer seven, 6 Week Training Programs sessions for your athlete throughout the year. There are also fun memebers-only sessions and events.
Elite FT provides specialized training and skill enhancement to players from 2-20+ years old. Our trainers use the Elite Way! player development techniques to teach players an exciting approach to soccer and speed training — and to love the game.
Soccer Camps meet for 2-7 hours a day for 4 consecutive days. We offer 25+ camps — both in the Summer and Winter — in many locations. Our most popular is Holiday Camp, held the week after Christmas!
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Private Sports Training
Private, Small Group and Team Training is available for those athletes who want a competitive edge! Athletes will receive 55 minutes with their own Elite FT Trainer to improve confidence and technical ability.
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About Our 6 Week Program
Soccer 6 Week Program
Program Cost: $40 – $100 Monthly
About Our 6 Week Program
Where & When
Our classes meet 55 minutes a week for 6 weeks. Training is held in Bellevile, Columbia, Glen Carbon and O'Fallon. We offer seven, 6 Week Training Programs sessions for your athlete throughout the year.
New Program Memberships
We’ve rebuilt our programs to offer more to the kids and make things easier for parents! All you need to do sign-up once and and then pay a monthly fee for our new membership. It works like Netflix, except your athlete can play all the soccer they want, rather than watch TV. 6 Week Program Members enjoy special events and training sessions.
Increase Skill & Peformance
Our programs improve skill, speed and confidence. These qualities are beneficial in any sport!
Strengthening exercises and conditioning drills improve foot speed agility. Athletes can prepare themselves for upcoming seasons.
Our Training Approach
Sports training often becomes too serious! We promote a FUN and POSITIVE environment. The sessions are well structured and include games, fun drills that help athletes learn and improve!
Elite FT Director’s and Trainer’s receive ongoing education on Elite FT’s training philosophy, The Elite Way! Our staff is the most professional, charismatic trainers you’ll meet -- and they are great at learning names. They love working with all ages and make sure everyone is improving.
Proven Training Approaches
Our training approaches are based on most up-to-date research and methods to maximize results.
Weather is Always GREAT
Our approach and programs ensure positive feedback. Your athlete will increase their confidence by attending.
Our 6 Week Program Options
Our Lil’ Bosco program is the perfect way to introduce the world’s most popular sport to children ages 2-3. Lil’ Boscos are named after our Elite FT mascot Bosco the dinosaur! Accompanied by a parent, each camper learns cooperation and group socialization through the sport of soccer. Experienced trainers lead 40 minute classes and deliver a structured and enjoyable approach to soccer basics. Program Cost: $75
Raptors (Ages 4-5)
Our Raptors soccer program progresses from fun soccer play to the actual introduction of organized, small-sided games (scrimmages). Velociraptor (“Raptor”) was a fearsome dinosaur because of its speed and its ability to work in teams. Our 55 minutes classes deliver a structured, enjoyable approach to soccer. Experienced trainers employ fun games designed to encourage good sportsmanship, touches on the ball, goal scoring and cooperation. Program Cost: $75
Our T-Rex program progresses from fun soccer play and small-sided games or scrimmages to focus on possessing the ball. T-Rex was one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs that ever lived! Our 55 minutes classes always deliver a structured, enjoyable approach to soccer. Experienced trainers employ fun games designed to encourage good sportsmanship, touches on the ball, goal scoring, and cooperation. Program Cost: $75
Basic Ball Mastery (Ages 7-14; Rec, Club Players and High School Players)
The Elite FT Basic Ball Mastery program is built on individual ball mastery (technical/foot skills). This program has been designed with the recreational and beginning/less experienced club and high school player. During this 6 week course, the athletes will improve their touch on the ball with ALL parts of BOTH feet. During classes, athletes can expect to improve in the following areas: first touch, passing, dribbling in tight space, weak foot, 1v1 moves, movement off the ball, ball striking, juggling and more. Program Cost: $105
Advanced Ball Mastery (Ages 10-18; for serious Club and High School Players ONLY)
The Elite FT Advanced Ball Mastery program is built on high level individual ball mastery. The program has been written to challenge serious club and high school players on their technical ability. The exercises will be advanced and the trainers will push the athletes to failure, helping them get to an even higher level with all parts of both feet. Program Cost: $105
Goalkeeping Training (Ages 8-10; 11+)
Our Goalkeeper trainers provide developmental training for both the mental and physical aspects of the keeper position. Our trainers teach proper fundamentals of getting set, diving correctly, developing softer hands, punting the ball, becoming quicker and proper footwork. Tactically, we teach positional awareness and help keepers realize the confidence to challenge breakaways. Program Cost: $105