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CTX FLASH ACADEMY (AGE 5-10)

Academy Information

CTX Flash SC Academy is the foundation for the development of CTX Flash select players. The academy journey will prepare all participants to be ready to make the step out of recreational soccer and into the more advanced/technically gifted arena of Flash SC Division 1 soccer. 


· The Academy is open to boys and girls ages 5 through 10. 

· The trainers are highly qualified, professional and licensed.  

· Building technical ability and confidence on the ball. 

· Designed to stimulate early interest in development with an advanced training curriculum. 


Cost of the program:

U8 (2012 - 2014  birth years) - $375

U10/11* (2009 - 2011 birth years) - $475       


Prices are for the calendar year to include both Fall/Spring Seasons and include: 

· Professional Training and Curriculum  

· Practice Kit and Premium Nike Uniform

· Festival Style Games 


Please email any questions to our Academy Director,  Melia Watkins Melia@CTXFlash.com

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Sessions are held in the Fall and Spring on Tuesday's and Friday's.


Festivals and games will be held within the Flash network of soccer clubs. 

Flash Academy Case Study

 A Manchester United Study found that the 4v4 small sided academy game format includes the following benefits compared to the 7v7 and 9v9 game format:

  • Number of passes – increase of 135% 
  • Scoring attempts – increase of 260% 
  • Number of goals scored – increase of 500% 
  • Number of 1v1 encounters – increase of 225% 
  • Number of dribbling skills (tricks) – increase of 280% 
  • Everyone plays 
  • Many touches of the ball 
  • The different games bring out different skills 
  • Many opportunities for everyone to score goals 
  • Lots of problem solving opportunities without coaches talking you through the game 
  • Kids are not just a defender or an attacker but a footballer and have a much better all-round understanding of the game 
  • It is a very flexible format, pitches can be marked out with cones and you can have as many different 4v4 games as you have kids.
  • The objective is to rear a generation of soccer players who play with creativity and without fear, who solve their own problems on the field, and who enjoy the game.