A group of four young athletes from the Maldives participated in the TNGS VIRTUAL CAMP demonstrating and reaffirming their talent and love for football. Now, one of them will have the opportunity to travel to Spain and test himself with high-level players.
One young talent from the Maldives is getting ready to train in Spain at TNGS, one of the most famous elite training academies in Europe. After winning first place in their revolutionary VIRTUAL CAMP, he has secured the opportunity to demonstrate his talent in Spain, the cradle of European football after a successful first place finish.
After weeks of online training, Ethan is now preparing to travel to Europe, where he will receive elite training at the TNGS high performance academy, located in Valencia. Once there, Ethan will learn all the ins and outs of Spanish football, the skills necessary to read, understand and anticipate the game; make decisions under pressure; generate leadership and group management qualities; as well as other skills important for sports scholarships and professionals such as creating his own personal brand. He will have the mentorship of coaches with experience in first division Spanish teams, who will provide the necessary support to start his sports career at a professional level. “I learned many things like technical actions and the importance of decision making. We also talked about the growth mindset because without that it would be difficult to keep improving”, Ethan said after finishing the TNGS Virtual Camp.
TNGS’s long history of training young talent and its deep knowledge of European football is instrumental in guaranteeing success for Ethan and any other player that signs up in their camps. Ethan’s victory in this activity caught the attention of his nation’s sports leaders, who did not hesitate to congratulate him on his success and to recognize the work of the TNGS Team that have coached players from all over the world.
TNGS is a sports consulting company in Valencia, Spain specialized in sports training and developing high-performance athletes, creating bridges between different countries thanks to football. Behind TNGS there is a human team that makes it possible for the players to enjoy the sport and develop into the elite athlete they have always envisioned themselves to be. Through an integrated program of education, the players are mentored to not only achieve their best version on the field but to also seek opportunities in higher education and in the professional arena.
During their time at the TNGS, the players complete a program that focuses on technical abilities and NG Skills, that were created by the founder of the TNGS, Dr. Ivan Salazar a Professor of Sports Psychology at one of the leading Universities in Spain. This proprietary skills program is based on the psychological concept of the growth mindset where abilities such as leadership and conflict resolution are developed, guiding young talents to become cerebral leaders of the future on and off the field.
TNGS has been developing programs for the last 10 years, but have recently augmented their methodology with those of the Cátedra del Deporte of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia – Spain (UPV). Created by UEFA coaches and experts with experience in different european clubs, its training helps young players to develop game intelligence and personal and interpersonal skills to face challenges.