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Take Your Game to the Next Level

Expertly Tailored Training Programs

Our video game training programs are tailored specifically for each game that we offer. For example the learning experience on a sports game will be different from the experience on a creative game, as the games are completely different. We have a unique leveling up system which means we can accommodate students of all skill levels. 

New students are given a free evaluation to determine what level to start with in the game of their choice. Below is a list of games our expert coaches are ready to train. These games were selected based on their foundations needed to enter the competitive gaming world as your gamer grows into the sport of gaming.

Our games are based on 3 categories

SPORTS GAMES

One of the major reasons parents love sport games is it gets the child excited about a sport and drives them to take up that sport in real life. Today’s sports video games are so realistic it feels like you’re watching a real game! The students start by learning all the rules of the sport, basic moves, strategy, and teamwork. They gain tons of real sports knowledge about the teams, players, and past champions in history. Currently there are huge payouts for tournaments in NBA 2K, FIFA, and MADDEN. Many colleges have online sports teams now, including Albany college here in New York.

ACTION & ADVENTURE

From creative building to action battles, these games require teamwork, quick reflexes, and sharp focus. Younger gamers can start with Minecraft and Fortnite games that combine building structures and develop aiming skills all in one game. Popular tournament games include first person shooter (FPS) games with titles that include Call of Duty, Overwatch, Rainbow Six, CSGO, & Valorant.

MULTIPLAYER ONLINE BATTLE ARENA (MOBA)

Real-time strategy battles where you compete as a team against opponents and defeat them in a form of battle. These game types are mostly played on a PC, and have grown in recent years to become a key part of video gaming and a pop culture phenomenon. Famous MOBA teams have grown in popularity to have just as many fans as professional sports teams. Some of the most popular games include League of Legends and Dota2.

Minecraft

A classic amongst all ages, Minecraft has been the introduction game to many avid gamers. The possibilities are limitless; Create your own world, fight off magical creatures, or travel to new zones! Our lessons are there to help your child encourage their imagination and learn the fundamentals of video games. Join us, and discover what’s possible in Minecraft!

NBA 2K

The best basketball game around, NBA 2K is a staple in pop culture nowadays. A world class simulation of the game of Basketball, it will introduce your kids to the world of the NBA. Gamers learn sports knowledge, rules of the sport, and overall teamwork. Many kids are inspired to take up the sport in the real world after they discover how fun it can be.

Rocket League

This vehicular soccer video game has taken the competitive gaming community by storm. Described as “soccer, but with rocket-powered cars”.  It features a competitive game mode based on teamwork and outmaneuvering opponents. Players work with their team to advance the ball down the field, and score goals in their opponents net. Our gaming coaches are amazed that this game has such a high learning curve, that it could take years of training and learning to be considered one of the top players in the world.

FIFA

With over 3.5 billion fans all over the world, there is no surprise that Soccer, known internationally as “Futbol”, is the most popular sport in the world. It will be our journey to guide you through becoming a professional in FIFA through our tactics and master coaching. This program will help your kids excel in the world’s biggest sports game, FIFA 20, while introducing them to the real-life skills necessary to play soccer.

Fortnite

In the past kids loved building forts, playing army guys, and having king-of-the-hill battles. These used to take place in vacant lots or wooded areas back in the day, which are less and less available in today’s suburban neighborhoods. Now this can all happen online, with Fortnite, in a fun controlled environment. The popular Battle Royale mode is a survival mode where 100 players drop out of the sky, onto a world, where whoever is the last standing wins! Most winners master a combination of building a fort, strategy, and FPS (first person shooter) skills.  

Call of Duty

Call of Duty is a First-Person shooter game that receives new iterations to the series every year. Each game includes various fun, exciting, and competitive game-modes and a plethora of maps and weapons. Gold Medal lessons for Call of Duty will include aiming, map knowledge, weapon knowledge, and in-depth guides on how to play the game on a competitive level. These lessons help improve reaction time, hand eye coordination, and decision making.

Super Smash Ultimate

Super Smash Ultimate is a fighting game for the Nintendo Switch that is played competitively around the world. Smash Ultimate includes fan-favorite Nintendo characters such as Mario, Luigi, and Pikachu. Gold Medal lessons for Smash Ultimate will cover all of the basics of competitive play, such as picking characters, learning stages (maps), and learning how to abide by the competitive ruleset. Learning this game increases knowledge of fighting games, decision making skills, and problem-solving skills.

Overwatch

Overwatch is a first-person shooter (FPS) team-game filled with diverse and lively characters with unique backstories. Defend your maps from your opponents and reach for that win in arena-like settings! Our courses will teach children how to develop strategy and strengthen their teamwork, as well as prepare them for the competitive world of esports.

Counter Strike (CSGO)

This is one of the most popular FPS military style games of all time. This third person shooter pits two teams against each other in long games featuring as many as 30 rounds! This game originated in the in-game economy system used in Valorant. You start off with a pistol and can buy upgrades and better weapons based on your
performance. Teams of four have to learn how to work together & strategize if they hope to become victorious.

Valorant

This is a tactical FPS team-based game, similar to Overwatch, that requires teamwork to succeed. Players choose one of many “Agents”, who each have different abilities and skill sets. Valorant uses an in-game economy system where players start off with a Pistol and can upgrade to better weapons using money earned from the
previous round.

League of Legends

This MOBA is a top down view that has you control a “champion” with unique abilities, and try to take down the other team’s base known as a Nexus. League requires teamwork and skill and has become one of the most competitive games on the scene. It has also been one of the most lucrative for Esports gamers. The 2018 League
World Championship had a prize pool of over $6 million!

Dota2

Similar to League of Legends, Dota2 (Defense of the Ancients) is another MOBA that pits two teams of 5 against each other in an effort to destroy the other team’s base, known as “The Ancient”. This game has over 100 playable characters, each with their own unique play-style! DOTA by far has the largest Esports scene of any game. At the 2019 International Tournament we saw 18 teams compete for a piece of a $34 million prize pool!

Note: If you have a different game you would like to request GME to start coaching please email us at: office@goldmedalesports.com