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 $5 per session. You can register for one, two or all three.

July 16 - 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 23 - 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 30 - 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

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