Forge National Academy – Futsal Winter

We Are About: World-class development, authentic training, research & education. We are not about shiny uniforms, buildings & materials.

Center of Excellence: continuous education by top international coaches, weekly literature review, character building & unique training quality. All teams will compete regionally and if qualified nationally (see below), and for the experienced teams, we are working to create options for international competition (optional and invite only).

  • Different: Yes education, work ethic, top character, top development, minimal travel tournament, no shiny objects. Unmatched development.
  • Who: Players ages 11-19, ready to train a) one of the best evidence-based Futsal programs in the nation b) positive & competitive environment c) pursue the best of the best d) respect the process of work, education & grit.
  • Teams: All players have to go through a full (no cost) tryout process. Players selected for the Forge National Academy - Futsal (winter), will participate in an evidence-based training environment and national competition (tournament format). Team development will be under the direct involvement of the program technical director and under the supervision of several international coaches. Please see about us for more.
  • Season: Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, includes 80 + hours of training season 2 times a week for 1.5 hours each in Nov - Dec - Jan, Feb, weekly player-driven scrimmages, monthly internal tournament, friendlies, state tournament, regional tournament, national tournament (if qualified). The program includes all facility fees for training, all tournament fees, all friendly games or league fees, all coaching fees for training and games, all referee fees, sport psychology sessions, TeamSnap, 2 goalkeepers training a week x 4 months, video analysis, weekly PTG (personal & team growth) x 4 months and all admin fees. Above all, a very strong quality program. The program does not include uniforms (minimal direct fee). Strongly suggested players try out for Forge Soccer National Teams (summer only, please see programs for more information). Financial Aid is available for players who receive free or reduced lunch through their school district. Please contact us for more information.
  • Added Value: Optional (sign-up needed), 4 months player “Street Club” games, Sundays between 4-7 pm. This is only $195 a year per player, to cover all 4 months. Fully player-driven games with pre-set conditions and coach supervision only. Required: must be a Forge National Academy player.

We Are a Club Neutral Program: no conflict with club soccer, we provide top training, you continue to be part of your soccer club.

National Center of Excellence Program - Your Value: Unmatched development - Unmatched Value - Unmatched Academic Environment

Our Motto: “Be One”

“You cannot dream yourself into a character;
you must hammer and forge yourself one.”

— James Anthony Froude —