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Academy ONLY Indoor Training

Academy ONLY Indoor Training


Sign your player up for this 8-week training session focusing on the Academy/Premier Level Player. ALL players from our 2016 and 2017 season are invited to participate in addition to any NEW players joining us after the November tryouts. Groups will be split by age/abilities.

This training is NOT open to the Public, it is offered to Academy players only.

Where: Twin Ponds West

When: Sundays for 8 weeks — January 8, 15, 22, 29, February 12, 19, 26, March 5 (no class February 5th, Super Bowl)

5-6 PM – Ages 9-12 (Mega Field)

6-7 PM – Ages 13 and older (Upstairs Turf)

Cost: $110

Each week your player will be challenged by our trainers:

Week 1

  • Small Sided Play.  This week’s focus is small sided play to assess technical/tactical abilities of each player.

Week 2

  • Technical Training — dribbling, passing, receiving, combination play, attacking moves to possess/go forward

Week 3

  • Defending the Proper Way — defending numbers up/down and even, zonal defending, proper tackling and slide tackling

Week 4

  • Possession Training – building out of the back, possessing the middle 1/3, attacking in the final 1/3 (to draw out defenders), game management possession, focus on midfield players

Week 5

  • College Recruitment Seminar (for all parents and for players age 14 and over) – tips to be recruited, do’s and don’ts of the college recruitment process
  • Sports Nutrition Seminar for the Player (for all parents and all players)
  • Each seminar will run one-half hour. Seminar instructors will be available for questions afterwards. Handouts will be available.

Week 6

  • Going to Goal Training — 1v1s, 2v1s, breakaways, pks, set pieces, volleys, restarts, crosses

Week 7

  • Counter-attacking play — transitional play (attacking to defending/defending to attacking)

Week 8

  • Small sided play; player evaluations (1 on 1 talks with players; 2 pt evaluation: what they are doing well and what they can improve on)

Each player will receive a 2017 Pro Game Ticket and a player gift