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Welcome to Barefoot Futbol Club

We are player centric and dedicated to promoting Futsal, Futebol de Salão, Fútbol de Salón, and its many developmental advantages, by providing the highest quality Futsal experience in the region. We offer Core, Academy, USYF Development Academy, Academic School, and League programs, as well as camps and clinics.   We have partnered with various indoor facilities around the Charlotte area in order to offer convenient access to our programs & services.


The "Barefoot Method" is a fusion of the best training practices from around the world. A core component of what makes Barefoot different in the United States is a belief in training across a variety of environments. Cross training in the related but different sports of Futsal, beach soccer & traditional soccer builds unique capabilities in a player. Each environment refines a player's ability to compete in a critical element of the modern soccer game. We call this training Soccer 2.0.

Summer Method Classes and Open Play

We are offering Summer Method Classes are for both beginners and advanced players born 2013-2001.  Schedules are flexible to accommodate summer travel.  Sign up and attend any of the sessions for your age group.  You can choose either a 8-session package ($150) or 16-session package ($250).

Summer Block runs June 11-August 15

(Off July 2, 3, 4, 30, 31 and Aug 1)

Registration for Summer Method Classes Coming Soon!!

  • Tuesday nights in Huntersville (Huntersville Rec Center)
    • 6:00-7:00pm--birth years 2013-2011
    • 7:00-8:00pm--birth years 2010-2008
    • 8:00-9:00pm--birth years 2007-2001
  • Wednesday nights in Fort Mill (Comenius School)
    • 6:00-7:00pm--birth years 2013-2011
    • 7:00-8:00pm--birth years 2010-2008
    • 8:00-9:00--birth years 2007-2001
  • Thursday nights in Fort Mill (Comenius School)
    • 6:00-7:00pm--birth years 2012-2008

Thursday night classes are followed by Open Play:

  • 7:00-8:00pm--birth years 2012-2007
  • 8:00-9:00pm--birth years 2009-2001

 Be sure to Register for Open Play so you can drop in for these fun pick-up futsal sessions ($5 per player)


Barefoot Announces US Youth Futsal Development Academy and Partnerships for Inaugural 2018-19 Year.  CLICK The Picture Below for more information


Few spots remain in a few teams.  To set up a private ID session contact us Here.

Congratulations to the Barefooters named Captains of their respective US Youth Futsal National Teams.

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Saturday Nights

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February 1, 2019 World of Futsal Pod Cast with Coach G & Clay Hellner

Today’s World of Futsal guests are Guillermo (Coach G) Uribe the founder and architect behind the very successful Barefoot Futsal Club in Charlotte, NC and their President Clay Hellner. Great insight on what it takes to build a successful Futsal Club & Academy their methodology and much more! To listen click on: or visit,

Barefoot's Coach G Writes The Foreword To Best Selling Soccer Book On Amazon  

Shoeless Soccer: Fixing the System and Winning the World Cup

Barefoot FC helped plant the seeds of this grassroots movement over a decade ago and continues to develop uniquely exciting players with the Barefoot Method.  Shoeless Soccer helps provide a glimpse into what makes our players stand out from the crowd.

Soccer was the number one youth participation sport in America. But numbers have declined by nearly 25% in recent years. Over the same period, the US Men's national team has gone from what many considered the verge of a breakthrough to elimination from the 2018 World Cup.

If Americans can be the best at anything, then why not soccer? What's gone wrong with American soccer and what can we do to fix it? In memory of Pele's first team, "the Shoeless Ones," this book makes the compelling case that our uniquely American quest for perfect equipment, perfect fields, and perfect competition is exactly what has prevented our American youth from developing the skills, instincts and creativity needed to master the beautiful game.

If America is going to take its place as a true soccer nation, we'll need a movement at the grassroots level, even if it means that games aren't played on grass at all.

Click on the book above to order your copy at Amazon

Barefoot mourns the loss of Charles Dennis.  


Chuck is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Barefoot Futbol School.  He tragically lost his life in a car accident on October 22nd, 2018.

A Go Fund Me Page has been set up by a friend of the family:  Click Here if you wish to make a donation.

Additionally, the Barefoot Futbol Foundation is setting up the Chuck Dennis Scholarship Fund to support highly dedicated futbolista's that wish to attend the academic day school that Chuck was an integral part of founding. If you wish to make a pledge, please contact

Calling all Barefooters and the Futsal and Soccer community at large. One of our own, McKenna, was in a serious boating accident this in June. Please consider generously showing your love for this beautiful and tenacious young player at the Go Fund Me page set up by her friends at her outdoor club, Carolina Rapids.


James Rodriguez

James Rodriguez - Bayern Munich and Colombian Great

Rodriguez Was 'Footballer From the Day He Was Born' 



The 2014 World Cup was full of surprises and unexpected calls to fame, but none were better than the emergence of James Rodríguez.

The son of a Colombian national team player, Rodríguez found his love for soccer at the age of five when his stepfather enrolled the youngster in the local academy of Tolima.

Though Rodríguez was an introverted child who often shied away from socialization due to his stutter, his zest for soccer was unmistakable from the very beginning.


The Football Greats Forged by Futsal: Ronaldo, Xavi, Messi

The Football Greats Forged by Futsal

The Football Greats Forged By Futsal


For decades now, futsal has been a popular and much-loved sporting discipline, especially in South America and southern Europe. And while the indoor version of football is rapidly growing in popularity elsewhere now, thanks to FIFA's patronage and the support of many leading personalities, it is in countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Spain and Portugal that futsal has proved a breeding ground for some of the greats of the game. 


Barefoot Partnering with Gaston United Soccer Club

New Developmental Program starting at Gaston Day School

We are happy to announce the start of a new Developmental Program at Gaston Day School in Gastonia, NC. The program is a partnership between Gaston United Soccer Club & Barefoot Futsal. It is designed to provide the local Gastonia community with an authentic, high-quality futsal program just as we have done in Charlotte since 2011. This new location is a fantastic site with great facilities. We look forward to serving the community in our newest location. Click the link for more information about this exciting opportunity.

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