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frequently asked questions

Elite student-athletes face unique challenges when it comes to balancing their academic and athletic pursuits. The demands of rigorous training schedules, competitions, and travel can often conflict with traditional school environments, making it difficult for these individuals to excel in both domains. As a result, many elite student-athletes are turning to hybrid learning environments and soccer training programs to find the perfect balance between their education and athletic aspirations. The Soccer iQ Institute is Orange County's premier facility for combining a hybrid education model with specialized soccer training.

 

Do You Offer Flexible Scheduling?

Yes! One of the primary reasons elite student-athletes choose a hybrid or virtual learning environment is the flexible scheduling. in-person coupled with Online courses provide students with a setting that accommodates the demands of their training and competition schedules. The Soccer iQ Institute enables student-athletes to fully commit to athletic development without sacrificing academic progress. Our educational programming accommodates testing dates and provides flexibility with assignments for students traveling for sports. 

Do You Provide a Personalized, In-Person Learning Experience?

The Soccer iQ in-person and virtual learning environment provides a more personalized experience than traditional classrooms. Student-athletes can attend all their online classes from our classroom suite at our Deft Touch campus. In addition, they can work at the best pace for their success, moving quicker through subjects where they excel and focusing on areas where extra assistance is required. During school hours, facilitators will be present for additional help and support. This individualized approach allows Soccer iQ student-athletes to maximize their academic potential while dedicating time and energy to their athletic pursuits. 

How Does Soccer iQ Provide Access to High-Quality Education?

The Soccer iQ Institute learning environment allows our student-athletes to engage with top-notch educators and curricula via a project-based curriculum. By choosing a virtual learning environment, student-athletes can receive a high-caliber education while pursuing their athletic dreams without missing critical educational milestones or forgoing life-changing, competitive opportunities.  

 

Does Soccer iQ Institute Supplement What My Student Athlete Is Already Learning From Their Soccer Club?

Soccer IQ Institute is a dedicated training platform that offers supplemental, individualized soccer training to complement the instruction athletes receive during their club practices. It operates independently, with no direct affiliation to any specific club program, and serves athletes from all club programs in the area. By focusing on individual player development and honing specific skills that may not be extensively covered in group club training, Soccer iQ Institute provides an additional layer of comprehensive training. This personalized approach allows players to strengthen their technical abilities, tactical understanding, and overall soccer intelligence, making it an invaluable resource for any athlete seeking to elevate their game beyond their regular club practice.

 

Does Soccer iQ Help Student-Athletes Develop Time Management Skills and Discipline?

Yes, the combination of virtual learning and soccer training program requires the Soccer iQ Institute elite student-athlete to develop strong time management and self-discipline skills. Balancing the demands of online coursework and rigorous athletic training teaches them to prioritize their responsibilities, set goals, and stay focused on their objectives. These valuable skills not only contribute to their success in academics and athletics but also prepare them for future challenges in college and beyond.

 

What Curriculum or Methods Does the Soccer iQ Institute Use to Enhance Mental and Physical Well-being?

The demands of elite athletics can take a toll on a students' mental and physical well-being. The Soccer iQ learning environment and soccer training program offers a more balanced approach to education and athletic development, allowing our student-athletes to focus on maintaining their health and well-being. By reducing the stress associated with traditional school environments and providing ample opportunities for rest and recovery, this combination supports the long-term success of the Soccer iQ Institute elite student-athlete. 

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