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Clinics

Announcing 3 summer clinics for Tuesday nights in July!  These clinics are geared towards players entering grades 3-6 for the fall school year. They will be held on Field 8 at the Kickers Soccer Park.  Bring shin-guards and soccer cleats.  Cost is $5 per session.  You can register for one, two or all three.

July 17 - Goalkeeping and Defensive Movement
  • Basic Keeper skills and rules
  • Proper technique for drop kicks & scoop throws
  • When to use & advantages
  • Practice catching & controlling the ball low, mid, high
  • Where defenders are most useful to cover angles and how to verbalize positioning as the keeper

July 24 - Attacking Positions and Movement of Game
  • Movement over the field of play and not following the ball
  • Dribbling and Passing using various techniques for short/long passes and 1-2 touches
  • Off-side positioning and how to set an attacking run
  •  Setting up a shot on Goal and where to look for/be ready with an assist

July 31 - Passing, Shooting and Restarts
  • Proper foot placement and body position when taking a shot on goal
  • Power vs finesse
  • Setting and taking corner kicks as well as positioning on field
  • Goal kicks and positioning on field
  • Throw-ins short/long
  • Understanding how the offside rule differs for these restarts

By clicking on the register now button below, I waive and release all employees, board members and anyone else involved in the program from any claim or liability in the event of injury.  I give permission to the Iowa City Kickers to use photos or videos of my child for publicity or educational purposes.  I confirm that I am 18 years of age or older. The player I will register is in good physical condition and is capable of undertaking a strenuous recreational program.  

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