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Mentorship and Empowerment Program (MEP)

What is the MEP? 
The Mentorship Empowerment Program is a year-round program designed to develop Mentally Tough Soccer Players. Through monthly Zoom classes, students will study soccer-specific mental skills needed to be competitive, disciplined, confident on the field, and a resourceful, respectful, motivated individual off the field. 




What does the Curriculum include?

Planning and Preparing 

Power of Visualization

Creating a Self-Image

Perception of Perfection

Dealing with Mistakes

Handling Adversity

Game Day Preparation

Training Habits

Emotional Intelligence

Competing against Yourself

Dealing with Rejection

Being a good Teammate

Being Coachable

Leading from Within

Building Confidence

Believing in the Process

Embracing Challenges

The Power of Self-Talk

Inviting Criticism

Developing Resilience



Students will also be given homework after each session that will help them reflect and develop their own Intelligence Handbook. 

Who will be instructing the MEP?
The MEP will be instructed by Coach James Galanis who has been mentoring world-class athletes for over 20 years. In the MEP he will deliver his knowledge to the students of this exclusive and unique class.         

Why enroll in the MEP? 
Enrolling in the MEP will give students the benefit of being a part of a class throughout the year that focuses and builds the mental tools needed to navigate through the obstacles of being an ambitious athlete. 

What is the goal of MEP?
The goal of the MEP is to educate students on a broad range of topics that will build mental strength and develop a mental map that will increase the chances of success significantly. 

Who can benefit from MEP? 
The MEP is for students that are aspiring to play at the highest level. 

How will the class be formed?
Based on registration classes will be formed with players of similar ages and aspirations. 

When will classes be conducted?
Classes will be conducted on the last Sunday of each month (starting in January 2022). Students that miss the class will have the option of watching a recorded version of the class. Class times will be 7:30 PM EST. 

Can students ask questions in this class?
In each class, students will study soccer-specific development topics (see below) before concluding each class with Q&As by the students. 

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Universal Soccer Academy, LLC.
1A Coleman Court
Southampton, NJ 08088

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