Sunday, September 13, 2009

Italian Soccer School Instructors to Visit India

Delhi, India September 12th, 2009 - In September 2009 one of best Italian Youth Soccer Programs in the world, Scuola Calcio (Italian Premier Soccer School), will run a soccer training program in India.

This International program is being made possible by a relationship between Deeksha Sports Management (DSM) an HTC Group Company and Scuola Calcio, the Italian Premier Soccer School a Soccerkix Company.

Antonio Saviano the Scuola Calcio Director, will travel to India to direct the soccer program for boys and girls ages 6 to 16 years-old and work with local coaches during the week of September 14th thru 19th, 2009.

Saviano, a former North America Director for many Italian professional soccer clubs, including AC Parma Scuola Calcio, AC Perugia Scuola Calcio and Ascoli Calcio Soccer Academy has worked in many different capacities and has been helping, leading and developing coaching and player development programs for over 140 affiliated soccer schools across North America and Europe. Mr. Saviano also serves as the Academy Director for Cape Fear Soccer Association in Wilmington, NC (USA) where he resides. Cape Fear Soccer Association has over 2000 players in its program and is one of the biggest clubs in the state of North Carolina.

“It is very exciting to have the Mr. Saviano come to India to teach our children and our coaches” said, Hemanshu Chaturvedi, DSM President and Managing Director for HTC Group.

“This is really just the beginning,” Mr. Chatuverdi said. “Many people don’t realize the number of children playing soccer in India. We are excited that Mr. Saviano will share his experiences with our youth soccer players and coaches. They will experience some of the best training a program can offer”.

Mr. Saviano feels that the timing is perfect to open doors for youth soccer players in India, to work hard and get noticed by International coaches.

The week long program will use Italian Youth Soccer Development Methodologies to influence positive technical-social growth. “The number one priority is the confidence and lessons the youth soccer players will take away. The goal is to work with the coaches and players, taking easy steps in order to educate them” said Mr. Saviano.

The training program follows a set curriculum that has been tested throughout the years and is examined in detail yearly by a coaching staff called the “Task Force”. These coaches have the sole responsibilities to improve all aspects of the youth soccer players in the best way possible.

“I am very confident that this event will be a success. We will deliver the best Italian soccer program in India”, said Mr. Saviano.

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