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 from 6:15pm to 7:30pm at the Kickers Soccer Park. Bring shin-guards and soccer cleats. Cost is $15 per session. You can register for one, two or all three.

July 13 - 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 20 - 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 27 - Passing, Shooting and Restarts

  • Proper foot placement and body position when taking a shot on goal

  • Power vs finesse

  • Understanding how the offside rule differs for these restarts

  • 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