08.- SPANISH AND SOCCER

The goal of this program is to incorporate excellent Spanish instruction with high level soccer training in the South American style, in cooperation with Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito — often referred to as LDU Quito, Liga de Quito, or simply la Liga — www.ldu.com.ec

Liga de Quito is the current Serie A champion of Ecuador, having won the 2010 season. It was the first Ecuadorian club to win the Copa Libertadores de America in 2008 (where it became the first Ecuadorian club to win an international tournament) and the first Ecuadorian club to win the Copa Sudamericana in 2009. Liga is the two-time current holder of the Recopa Sudamericana, having won the competition in 2009 and 2010. LDU Quito was additionally the runner-up at the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup and 2010 Suruga Bank Championship.

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The trainers are very experienced ex-professional players and coaches of adults and children. We provide physical trainers, doctors, physical therapists and sports
psychologists. In addition, we emphasize a modern soccer tactics / strategies and sports
nutrition education.

Furthermore, our Spanish teachers have many years of experience and success in [spanish_classes_quito_and_play_soccer_with_ldu] teaching any level student to improve his/her Spanish skills.

At the end of the program we expect participants to obtain basic conversational Spanish and experience a real improvement of soccer skills for any level.