BaxterSports and Sport Psychology Institute Northwest Director Brian Baxter and Pursuit Soccer founder Aaron Grubb have collaborated to create this ground-breaking camp for the serious soccer player,

high school soccer camp Portland OR

This camp delivers extensive content within the four pillars to enhance the entire player.The Four Pillars of Soccer are:  Technical, Tactical, Physical, and Mental. The well-balanced curriculum is designed by specialists in the field of youth sports including award-winning camp culture, high-level soccer coaching, sport psychology training, sports nutrition, yoga, injury prevention and more.


(on field)                                                  Tactical (on field and in classroom)
– Dribbling                                                                     – Combination play
– Passing and receiving                                             – Classroom chalkboard sessions
– Finishing                                                                      – Competitive games
Physical (on field)                                                     Mental (in classroom)
– Sports nutrition                                                       Sport Psychology Techniques including
– Yoga for core strength                                             – Visualization – Goal Setting
– Injury prevention training                                     – Controlling Emotions & Anxiety

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2018 Dates
July 9-12 @ Buckman Field and Fieldhouse
     *for birth years 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

July 23-26 @ Clinton Park
August 6-9 @ Clinton Park
     *for birth years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Times:  9am – 3pm
Location: Buckman Field (meet at Buckman field house NW corner)
Cost:  $349/camper
First 2 Goalkeepers who sign up get $45 off (contact for your coupon code)

Requirements: Players should have RTC/ODP experience or high level club training
Total Slots Available for each camp: 36 for ’01-’05 camp / 60 for ’05-’09 camps

Swag: string bag, ball pump, training top, player journal, pen
Bring: Ball (inflated), shoes (runners and cleated), lunch, water, appropriate attire,

Purpose: The main purpose of the camp is to provide an experience for higher ability levels encompassing all four aspects of the game ­ technical, tactical, physical, and mental.

Goal: Our goal is to combine the resources between Baxter Sports and Pursuit Soccer to foster a completely new look for summer training camps. The sessions will take place on the field as well as the classroom. The environment will be demanding yet personable as the players move between mentally taxing and physically taxing exercises throughout the week.

Special Topics: Besides the professionalism brought with Baxter Sports and Pursuit Soccer the camp will bring in several area specialists to incorporate several special topics during the week. The camp will provide a yoga instructor, a nutritionist, and an track speed and coordination specialist. Throughout the week they will hold informative instruction and discussions to provide a rounded soccer experience.

Schedule (Tentative): In an effort to keep the kids fresh, the camp will balance rest and work with activities utilizing the classroom and field. The master schedule is list below and is subject to change.

Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Vision 1v1 2V2 4V4 Possession Finishing
Theme Individual Ball Work Shielding Moves Individual Responsibility Fakes
Working with
9:00 AM Inside Inside Inside Inside
9:30 AM Journal Journal Journal Journal
10:00 AM Technical Technical Technical Technical
10:30 AM Technical Technical Technical Technical
11:00 AM Tactical-Video Tactical-Video Tactical-Video Tactical-Video
12:30 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 PM Special Topic Special Topic Special Topic Special Topic
1:30 PM Special Topic Special Topic Special Topic Special Topic
2:00 PM Game Game Game Game
2:50 PM Debrief Debrief Debrief Debrief
3:00 PM Depart Depart Depart Depart