Train and play at Football Soccer Sporting´s Academy

Schools and youth football teams have now the chance to attend Coaching Camps at one of the world´s best football soccer academies. Sporting Clube de Portugal also known in England as Sporting Lisbon was founded in 1906, Sporting won a total of 18 Portuguese Liga titles, 19 Championship of Portugal/Portuguese Cup titles and 7 Portuguese SuperCup titles (44 national titles).

Internationally, Sporting won the 1963-64 European Cup Winners’ Cup, and were runners-up in the 2004-05 UEFA Cup. Sporting boasts a new stadium, Estádio José Alvalade, built for the UEFA Euro 2004 championship. This stadium – originally projected to hold only 40,000 spectators at any given time – has a capacity of 50,076 and was acoustically engineered as a venue for major concerts.

▼ ACADEMY REVIEW

Sporting has a world-class football soccer training facility (Academia Sporting in Alcochete), which accommodated Portugal during the Euro 2004 competition. The academy is famous for its football soccer youth academy system which features a range of well-equipped facilities and is one of the most renowned in the world. The facilities include its own stadium, 2 additional grass pitches, three 3G artificial pitches, one of which is covered. In additional it has on-site accommodation, an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant catering to the footballers needs. Generally known as a major hot-bed for young talented footballers, Sporting is the only club in the world that has developed through their academy two FIFA world players of the year. Luis Figo (2001) started in Sporting age 13 and Cristiano Ronaldo (2008) started in Sporting age 12. Sporting has continuously developed many world class footballers. Some of its most notable current home-bred footballers who have come through the academy system and are in the current first team squad are Rui Patricio, Ruben Semedo, Beto, João Pereira, William Carvalho, Adrien Silva and Gelson Martins.

▼ TOURIST REVIEW

Lisbon is the westernmost large city located in Europe, as well as its westernmost capital city and the only one along the Atlantic coast. It lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, outdating other modern European capitals such as London, Paris and Rome by hundreds of years. Lisbon enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Among all the metropolises in Europe, it has the warmest winters (together with Barcelona), with average temperatures 15 °C (59 °F) during the day and 8 °C (46 °F) at night in the period from December to February. The typical summer’s season lasts about six months, from May to October, although also in November, March and April temperatures sometimes reach around 20 °C (68.0 °F).

▼ WHY TRAVEL WITH US
  • Local based agency
  • First class service and reliable suppliers
  • We give you the assistance you need 24H
  • Licensed & fully insured agency (License Nº 1380: Portugal Tourism Board)
  • Flights reservation assistance

 

▼ WE GUARANTEE YOU
  • Coaching from professional club coaches
  • Football Soccer Fixture Arrangements with Portuguese football clubs
  • Tickets to Watch Professional Football Soccer Matches
  • Leisure Activities Arrangements
  • Minimum 2 Sessions Per Day
  • Behind the scenes stadium tour
  • All Coach Transfers Required
  • Participation Certificates
▼ WHO WE ARE

Move Sports was founded in 2006 and quickly established itself as one of the best sports travel agencies around exclusively dedicated to the tourism of sport presenting unique and memorable sporting experiences to its customers.

Move Sports is the trusted travel partner in sports tourism, delivering memorable programmes and first class service for the benefit of football soccer clubs, academies and schools. Move Sports have developed unique programmes in conjunction with leading Portuguese football soccer clubs, Sporting Lisbon, SL Benfica, Académica Coimbra, CF Belenenses to offer a professional football soccer camp experience delivered by professional coaches. These coaches will work to improve techniques and football soccer drills that will become a natural part of training program and provide a comprehensive and complete football soccer tour.

▼ FLIGHTS ARRANGEMENTS

As a licensed travel agency (license nº1380/06 – Portuguese Tourism Board) Move Sports is happy to offer assistance  for reservations on the best flight options for the group and the best way to keep the cost down is to organize flights independently. This can be done by getting cheap fares that ‘Low-cost’ or ‘No-frills’ airlines offer to Portugal and Spain. These airlines are ideal for sports tours as they offer the most direct route for the cheapest possible price.

Please see below some of the airlines that now fly regularly to Portugal:

▼ SITE ESPECTION VISIT

If you wish to visit and site inspect any of our destinations and Coaching Camps venues you can do so. We recommend and encourage tour leaders to visit in advance the academies where they are bringing their teams in the future. This will enable them to experience in firsthand the facilities from the accommodation, sports facilities, leisure activities available and of course meet your team liaison officer who will be assisting you during the full period of your coaching camp. Because we think this inspection visit is important we will offer complimentary the following inspection trip:

  • 2 Hotel Nights based on B&B
  • Airport Meet & Greet
  • Return Airport Transfers on Arrival and Departure
  • Tour of the academy and stadium
  • Visit all hotel and accommodation options available
  • Discuss and see leisure activities available
  • Meet team liaison officer who will be assisting your team during camp
▼ RISK ASSESSMENT

Move Sports always places the utmost importance to all possible aspects of safety on all sport tours and therefore has a database of risk assessments for each of its sports venues and accommodations and as such actively encourage tour leaders to preview their chosen resort where they can assess the practical and safety issues of leading a group there.

Additionally, it is recommended that at least one adult leader per group has appropriate and current first aid certification. A lifesaver qualification is also advisable for groups that will be making use of swimming pool facilities in resort.

Move Sports commitment to the safety of clients is second to none. When booking a tour with Move Sports clients will benefit from a Safety Management System. The Safety Management System covers the following aspects of the tour:

 

  • Accommodation
  • Coach Operators
  • Pre-Tour Information
  • Itinerary Risk Assessment
  • Inspection Visits
  • Outdoor and Adventure Activities
  • 24 hour Emergency Procedures
  • Serious Incidents

 

All that needs to be done now is to know your Sporting Coaching Camp Experience requirements and needs, which can be clarified by using the contact form shown below.

Once the contact form has been completed and submitted, Move Sports will then contact you and quote within 48 hours.

Alternatively if you wish to discuss with your team’s future coaching camp feel free to call us from Monday – Friday 9:30am – 7pm at +351 214 540 410

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