“WATCHING OUR SON GROW WEEK IN WEEK OUT FROM TERRIFIED TO FULL OF CONFIDENCE HAS BEEN WONDERFUL”
"Canaan started playing football at the age of 5 and showed real talent and ability from a young age...but pretty much lost all of his confidence and was very intimidated by other players and lost the ability to play as part of a team and did not enjoy football anymore and wanted to give up.
We did have reservations about committing to The Champion's Soccer Academy...
CONCERNS ABOUT JOINING TCSA
Our first reservation was whether more training would be the best
thing for Canaan as he was overwhelmed as it was, however TCSA' s approach to coaching etc. had great appeal and we decided to give it a go for the Holiday Elite week to see if it helped to restore Canaan's confidence and love of football.
I was also worried that joining a group of talented boys would have the opposite effect on his confidence and he would be more nervous and intimidated than before.
DEVELOPMENT BEFORE RESULTS
From the beginning I have had 100% confidence in Frankie and the team at TCSA. Most importantly everyone is focused on the development of your child, not worrying about results etc everything is based around your child and their abilities and development.
Frankie sussed out Canaan's problems straight away, he has an excellent ability to understand the way children think and is able to talk to and motivate Canaan in a way that even us as parents cannot. The training sessions and warm ups etc are very structured and organised, Canaan feels confident and comfortable going into matches now and can quite happily take responsibility for leading a warm up etc.
ITS ABOUT ATTITUDE AND LEARNING
All of the boys at TCSA have a fantastic attitude and are supportive of each other, they are not in competition with each other and are all there to develop and get better as players and young people. Canaan has learnt a tremendous amount from the older boys both on and off the pitch, the boys discuss things each other has done well after a match which has been a huge confidence boost for Canaan. The boys are all a huge credit to the coaches at TCSA, there has not been any hint of any arguments between the boys in fact quite the opposite.
THEY HAVE MY SON'S BEST INTERESTS AT HEART
I am totally confident that Frankie and his team have my sons best interests at heart at all times, if he does something good it gets noticed and praised, if he has a bad day then that is noticed too and resolved with a quick chat etc, we never leave TCSA on a bad note.
From a parent's perspective everything is top notch and well organised, matches etc are booked in advance and we always know when, where and what to wear etc.
FROM TERRIFIED TO FULL OF CONFIDENCE
The best outcome you've had so far since joining TCSA is
Canaan has completed a term of matches with the Junior Premier League and it has been absolutely fantastic for his development as a player and his confidence. Watching him grow week on week has been wonderful, he has learned so much and taken it all on board. From the first match he looked terrified and had never even stuck to playing in position before to the last match he was full of confidence, mastered several positions and making a really positive contribution to the team.
Not only has it shown in TCSA matches but other matches too and he is absolutely enjoying his football again, he has become a lot more confident and determined and has got his sparkle back."
Sarah Price, Bridgend
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