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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 virtual 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 virtual education with specialized soccer training.


Do You Offer Flexible Scheduling?

Yes! One of the primary reasons elite student-athletes choose a virtual learning environment is the flexibility it offers in terms of scheduling. Online courses allow students an environment that is accommodating to the demands of their training and competition schedules. The flexibility that the Soccer iQ Institute offers, enables student-athletes to fully commit to their athletic development without sacrificing their academic progress. ABC Virtual Academy will even offer accommodated testing dates and flexibility with assignments for students who are traveling for sports. 

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

The Soccer iQ virtual learning environment provides a more personalized learning experience than traditional classrooms. Students are able to attend all their online classes from our classroom suite at our Deft Touch campus.  Our student-athletes work at a pace that is best for their success while focusing on areas where they may need extra assistance and moving more quickly through subjects in which they excel. During school hours a facilitators will be present for students in case they need assistance or extra support. This individualized approach allows the Soccer iQ elite student-athletes to maximize their academic potential while also dedicating the necessary time and energy to their athletic pursuits.


How Does ABC Virtual Academy and Soccer iQ Provide Access to High-Quality Education?

The Soccer iQ Institute virtual learning environment offers our student-athletes the opportunity to engage with top-notch educators and curricula by partnering with ABC's Virtual Academy, part of the Artesia, Bellflower and Cerritos Unified School District. By choosing a virtual learning environment, student-athletes can receive a high-caliber education while still pursuing their athletic dreams without having to miss out on important educational milestones or forgoing life changing, competitive opportunities.


Does Soccer iQ Institute Supplement What My Student Athlete Is Already Learning From 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 the 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 prepares 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 studens' mental and physical well-being. The Soccer iQ virtual 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. 


The Soccer iQ Academic and Athletic Institute is accepting applications TODAY for the 2023/24 academic school year. Request more information NOW!

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