The International Soccer Academy of Vancouver Island is once again holding its spring soccer camp at Ladysmith Secondary as well as two eight week sessions aimed at improving more technical skills.

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The International Soccer Academy of Vancouver Island (ISAVI) is holding its spring soccer camp at Ladysmith Secondary.

The International Soccer Academy of Vancouver Island (ISAVI) is holding its spring soccer camp at Ladysmith Secondary, offering opportunities to focus on improving individual skill development.

ISAVI’s first half-day camp is March 27-31 and open to boys and girls ages six to 16.  Players will be placed in age/level appropriate groups to challenge themselves and achieve success.

Player Development Academy and Position Specific Academy seasonal eight-week programs are also planned for every Monday from April 3 to May. 22.

“Our aim for youth soccer within the International Soccer Academy of Vancouver Island is to provide young players with greater knowledge of the game and improved technical skills”, said Mohammed Rbah, ISAVI coach and technical director.

“We have a responsibility to provide young players with access to the best environment and coaching possible.”

Rbah has over 18 years experience working internationally in England, Qatar as well as here at home in Montreal. He is UEFA pro licence holder, the highest soccer coaching diploma.

The PDA program focuses on improving individual skills, teaching proper passing technique, good body mechanics and improving overall first touch.

An elite individual specific program, the PSA program, meets the needs of the elite player, and focuses on position specific roles in the game.  Players also had an opportunity to participate in a one-weekend intensive keeper clinic.

This past fall ISAVI ran two similar fall programs in Comox Valley and Victoria.

“I find that my overall soccer has improved so much since this (past) summer when I took my first ISAVI PDA camp”, said 12-year-old Frank Dickman , who participated in the PSA program.

If you are interested in registering your player, contact Mr Rbah at : and make sure to check out our website for further information.


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