The match on the lawn – summer training camp
A healthy altitude, top natural grass fields and a perfect infrastructure are the best conditions for a challenging and effective workout on the pitch. For these reasons, top teams are already guests of the region. This summer, we welcome numerous of soccer teams to the summer training camp in the Olympiaregion Seefeld, amongst them the German RB Leipzig.
The Olympiaregion Seefeld is the hotspot for top athletes during winter and summertime. For already more than 25 years, national and international top teams as well as amateur teams of football, do their training units at the summer training camp on the plateau. On 1.200 meters of altitude, in the middle of the mountains, nature offers the perfect space for strength and endurance training. With the highest density of wellness facilities in the Alpine area, an optimal setting for relaxation and regeneration is offered.
Three top-maintained natural grass fields are located in Seefeld and Leutasch. Soccer teams such as the Dynamo Kiev team, the Austrian national team and the Dutch national team have already trained on the pitches and have stand from the perfect conditions to prepare for upcoming matches of the Champions- and Europa League.
The newcomer RB Leipzig
Even RB Leipzig (Rasen Ballsport Leipzig), one of the German ascents of the Bundesliga, will be on summer training camp in the Olympiaregion Seefeld. The football club RB Leipzig was the remarkable surprise of the last years. Founded in 2009, the club is the youngest association in the Bundesliga and the newcomer in national football.
In 2009/2010 the RB Leipzig started in the Oberliga Nordost. Only one year later the club already played in the regional league. In 2012 the RB Leipzig managed an incredibly fast ascent to the Bundesliga, where the football club is now on the second place. The RB Leipzig is even expected to complete a preparatory game in the Olympiaregion Seefeld.
In addition to the RB Leipzig, the football teams of FK Jablonec and Çaykur Rizespor also train in Seefeld. Other teams like Dynamo Kiev, FC Sandersdorf, FC Unterthürheim and Gaziantepspor spend their summer training camp in Leutasch.
Football in the Olympiaregion Seefeld
Photo: Tourismusverband Olympiaregion Seefeld/ RB Leipzig-GEPA/Fotolia