YOUR #1 SOURCE FOR PRIVATE SOCCER TRAINING AND PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
“When I first met Rapha 3 years ago, I was overcome with his enthusiasm for the game and passion for helping young players realize their potential. Since then, I’ve been involved in numerous one on one sessions which intensely focus on the technical skills and applications which every player needs, regardless of level. Rapha’s attention to detail throughout the session makes every repetition count. After a session, not only am I tired, but I am also ready for more. I’d recommend him to any young player serious about their soccer.”
Amos Shapiro ThompsonUSA National Team and U14/16 New England Revolution Academy Player
Raphael has been instrumental in helping my daughter grow into a well rounded, fast, controlled player. When he first met Amber, we knew right away she needed to be in his program for the long haul. After a little over a year with him, you would be shocked at the increase in her level of play especially in her on and off the ball movement. His program works with balance, touch, and technique to help improve a player to their full potential. From speed and explosion to ball & body control, I cannot say enough awesome things about him. Everything is about technique, control, and taking yourself or your child to the next level. He has a wonderful positive attitude that always makes you want to work harder…… I promise if you give him the effort, he’ll take you to the top.
Laurie StrapponiMother of Amber Strapponi…
Raphael’s training for our son Justin has been an extremely valuable addition to Justin’s club soccer training.
Raphael focuses not only on soccer skills, but also on agility and endurance, while making sure the workout is fun and enjoyable for a teen!!
Justin has improved both his technical skills as well as the mental aspect of the game of soccer.
We highly recommend Raphael’s services to any parent/child who is serious about improving their soccer skills and becoming a better athlete.
Justin, Jamie , and Kevin NormandeauBoston
Meeting Rapha (who coached in the state’s ODP program at that time) was one of the most exciting events in my son’s childhood. In Rapha, he found a person whose passion for soccer matched his own. Dazzled, my son marveled at Rapha’s beautiful control of the ball and his experience in the game. Every week he looked forward to seeing him to learn more tricks and techniques, discuss various intricacies of the beautiful game, and find out more about a life in soccer. Since that year, my son has begged us to do Rapha’s intense one-on-one training whenever possible. I see him finish those sessions exhausted and completely happy. Rapha is a teacher who takes his students’ ambitions seriously; his enthusiasm nudges them toward their potential. Anyone who loves soccer would love working with Rapha
Mother of AmosMassachusetts