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THE STORY OF YOUR SUCCESS

Kaptiva Sports Academy is an international football academy located in Barcelona, Spain with a fully integrated football program to help young international 13 to 18-year-old players reach their full potential.

Kaptiva Sports Academy’s Mission

The international football academy’s main goal is to offer a top inclusive annual program to international football players from all over the world, through a fully integrated inclusive football program. We believe that training, studying and living in a foreign country is an invaluable experience that helps shape young men into not only better players, but also better people. 

International football academy’s technical academy staff conducts intense trainings to develop football skills and prepare players for the highest level in games and tournaments against national and international teams. Individualized training sessions are used to develop technical skills and mobility, while the club training main objective is to develop team cohesiveness and tactics. Additional tools such as masterclasses, video analysis, and progress reports add to create a well-rounded football program to complete elite football development.

FOOTBALL PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

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Annual Program13 to 17 years oldSeptember to JuneMore InfoApply now
One week academy program12 to 17 years oldAny week during the seasonMore InfoApply now
Football Summer Camp11 to 17 years old4-16 July 2021More InfoApply now

FOOTBALL PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

PROGRAM
Annual program
DATES
September to June
AGES
13 to 17 years old
Open
PROGRAM
One week program
DATES
Any week during the season
AGES
11 to 17 years old
Open
PROGRAM
Football Summer camp
DATES
4th-16th July
AGES
12 to 17 years old
Open

HIGH LEVEL COMPETITION

Take your football to the next level with intense training and the highest level of competition. The ideal environment to reach your full potential.

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FOOTBALL ACADEMY IN BARCELONA

Our technical academy staff conducts intense trainings to develop football skills and prepare players for the highest level in games and tournaments against national and international teams. Individualized training sessions are used to develop technical skills and mobility, while the club training main objective is to develop team cohesiveness and tactics.

Additional tools such as masterclasses, video analysis, and progress reports add to create a well create a well-rounded football program to complete elite development.

ACADEMY BARCELONA

PARTNER CLUB WITH SANT CUGAT FC

KSA has officially become an affiliate partner club of Sant Cugat FC. The strong Catalan club counts for 630 players and over 40 teams and has been home of the “vermell i negres” since 1916. The club has been home to many players with successful careers, and has become a feeder club for the giant, FC Barcelona.
This partnership gives our players many unique and valuable possibilities only found with Kaptiva Sports Academy. Our KSA players will have the chance of training with SCFC and play friendly matches between KSA and SCFC, benefit from direct scouting for Sant Cugat F.C. teams, and players with an approved FFC license may be able to be selected for select league games.
In previous seasons, our most seasoned players have had the opportunity to be scouted by SCFC and join their teams for the FFC league. These teams in upper divisions play weekly amongst some huge clubs like RCD Espanyol, Girona FC, and many more.
Playing and training alongside a reputable Spanish club provides our players the one of a kind opportunity to fully be immersed within Spanish soccer, which internationally is known as top-tiered. Kaptiva Sports Academy and Sant Cugat FC’s partnership creates the best platform for players to achieve a successful soccer development.

PARTNER CLUB WITH SANT CUGAT FC

KSA has officially become an affiliate partner club of Sant Cugat FC. The strong Catalan club counts for 630 players and over 40 teams and has been home of the “vermell i negres” since 1916. The club has been home to many players with successful careers, and has become a feeder club for the giant, FC Barcelona.
This partnership gives our players many unique and valuable possibilities only found with Kaptiva Sports Academy. Our KSA players will have the chance of training with SCFC and play friendly matches between KSA and SCFC, benefit from direct scouting for Sant Cugat F.C. teams, and players with an approved FFC license may be able to be selected for select league games.
In previous seasons, our most seasoned players have had the opportunity to be scouted by SCFC and join their teams for the FFC league. These teams in upper divisions play weekly amongst some huge clubs like RCD Espanyol, Girona FC, and many more.
Playing and training alongside a reputable Spanish club provides our players the one of a kind opportunity to fully be immersed within Spanish football, which internationally is known as top-tiered. Kaptiva Sports Academy and Sant Cugat FC’s partnership creates the best platform for players to achieve a successful football development.

The F.A.S.T methodology, which stands for Football Academy System Training, has been developed over the years through Kaptiva Sports’ successful industry experience within international youth football. F.A.S.T. methodology is based on the principles of the Spanish football game plan. It provides a 360° full immersion to accelerated players thriving results.

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BARCELONA HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAM

Elite student athletes require flexibility, time management, and self responsibility. The AESA Prep program provided by the European International School of Barcelona allows our players to have a blended learning curriculum combining classroom and online work.

This program is used by high performance athletes around the world. The NCAA approved program follows American curriculum for grades 9th to 12th.

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PROGRAMS & FEES

Kaptiva Sports Academy provides different programs throughout our season. Our programs are aimed at creating one of a kind experiences for players to create football developmental and personal growth during their time with us. Please check below to learn all about our options and which is the best fit for you.

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SUMMER CAMPS IN BARCELONA

Boys residential football camps in Barcelona are a unique and exciting opportunity for players aged 11-17 to experience specialized football camp training through renowned UEFA Pro Coaches from Kaptiva Sports Academy. A great chance to feel like a Kaptiva Player in the summer.

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MEET THE PLAYERS

Kaptiva Sports Academy creates the perfect environment to develop well rounded footballers. Teamwork and sportsmanship are the stepping stone to build confidence and trust on the pitch and help succeed in game situations. The training methodology is aimed at preparing players to do just so. Every day at Kaptiva is an opportunity to evolve your game and grow as a player and person.

Meet the players

testimonials

“Matt experiences both on and off the soccer field have been more than a dream come true for him”

Mr. & Ms. Landry (KSA parents)

“Kaptiva has aided me in setting up my future by offering a wide variety of options for development and success throughout all different age categories.”

Aguistin Spaan (KSA Player)

“In the past year KSA has been a stepping stone towards success. They allow you to express yourself on the pitch as well as off the pitch. KSA gave me the opportunity to find out what level I’m at, measuring myself with professional teams around the world, getting to experience many different cultures from around the world.

Kwinda (KSA player)

“Amazing experience and quality program!”

Jose D'Oliveira (KSA player)

“Let me express my gratitude for Kaptiva, the whole team, thank you! Just dropped my son at the residence, his eyes were bright and so happy to be back. That’s truly all a mother and a father wants for their child, a happy soul. He is looking forward to achieving the best he can be. We were greeted by a wonderful team, a warm welcoming! Every little single detail in the residence was thought of carefully, one can tell straight away. Everything was perfect, and I mean it, perfect. And let’s get started with a brilliant year, lots of hard work, laughs and success to all ☀️⚽️💙”

Katia Miyazawa (KSA parent)

“My son has just returned from Kaptiva after 12 months there. It was the best experience of his life to date. He loved the school, the fellow students, the training and the games. I can not recommend it highly enough. Being from Australia, it was a difficult decision to make to send my 15 year old so far away but he was so well cared for and supported, and learnt so much about soccer, that I would do it all again if i could.”

Donns Cook (KSA parent)

“Our son Yannick joined Kaptiva Sports Academy in september 2019. Expectations were very high after he passed the trials, earlier in March. And these high expectations were all met! The programme was excellent, the young staff matey but firm. As his parents we felt comfortable to leave Yannick in their hands. Unfortunately Yannick tore his cruciate ligament early in the season, and we thought that that was the end of his Kaptiva adventure. Thanks to the tremendous effort of the staff, he had surgery by the best team he could get (the surgeons of FC Barcelona, thanks to Figi) and was coached throughout most of his revalidation, until Corona forced him to go home.  We have seen Yannick grow as a person, become mentally stronger. Last year turned out differently than expected, but we wouldn’t have missed it for the world. Thanks Kaptiva!”

Cynthia casper Hengstman (KSA parent)

“The Academy provides an opportunity for our son to pursue his dream of a Footballer, while continuing his schooling in an English environment at the same site with first class facilities. The Academy also provides valuable exposure and our son had the privilege to participate in the MIC tournament and to visit world class Football Clubs / facilities such as Valencia, Sevilla and Manchester (both City and United). Based on our experience, we strongly recommend KAPTIVA to anyone wishing to give their child the opportunity of pursuing their Football dream”

Caby and Lana Cabanelas (KSA parents)

“The bottom line is that if you are looking for an intensive soccer program in a safe environment (Sant Cugat is a great little town), run by caring, dedicated professionals, we would highly recommend Kaptiva Sports Academy “

Carolina Robbio (KSA parents)

“Kaptiva Sports Academy is highly recommended. Three years of training with the Spanish soccer way, improvement as a footballer is very good. Also growing as a person is something they all learn. We are very satisfied with the school, living arrangement and the soccer sessions…”

Bård Karlsen (KSA parent)

“My son has just returned from Kaptiva after 12 months there. It was the best experience of his life to date. He loved the school, the fellow students, the training and the games. I can not recommend it highly enough. Being from Australia, it was a difficult decision to make to send my 15 year old so far away but he was so well cared for and supported, and learnt so much about soccer, that I would do it all again if i could”

Donns Cook (KSA parent)

KAPTIVA SPORTS BLOG

La liga predictions

By |September 30th, 2020|Football, Kaptiva Sports Academy|

This past weekend the new 2020/2021 season of LaLiga Santander kicked off! LaLiga Santander is Spain's national football league and is renowned as of the most competitive in the world. [...]

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Visit our FAQ section to find quick answers to our most common questions. If you need to talk to a Kaptiva Sports Academy representative, please feel free to call us or shoot us an email via the contact form below.

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CALL US

Give us a call if you need more info about the Kaptiva Sports Academy program or if you have any doubt.

+34 931 59 72 67

EMAIL

Feel free to send us an email if you need more information about the admissions process or if you have any doubts.

admissions@kaptivasports.com

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You can schedule a visit to the academy to meet all the staff and forward your application or register to our trials.

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