**FULL** Session 1: U5-U6 (boys and girls born in 2012 and 2013)

The youngest players will learn the FUNdamentals of soccer through activities designed to engage their imagination and interest. Emphasis at this age is ball mastery.
Saturday mornings from 9am-10am at Cassels
Starts 1/6/18 and ends 2/24/18 with makeup date 3/3/18.

 


**FULL** Session 2: U7-U8 (boys and girls born in 2010 and 2011)

Players will gain better ball control through challenging, yet fun activities, and will learn to solve situations in pairs or small groups.
Saturday mornings from 10am-11am at Cassels
Starts 1/6/18 and ends 2/24/18 with makeup date 3/3/18

 


**FULL** Session 3: U7-U8 Pre- Travel Academy (boys and girls born in 2010 and 2011 in the Premier Program or fall all-star)

Designed for the more advanced player enrolled in the Herndon Premier Program and/or named to the fall HYS All-Star teams. The training introduces players to the travel level by emphasizing individual ball mastery and basic small-sided game tactics.
Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm at the Herndon Community Center
Starts 1/10/18 and ends 2/28/18 (no makeup date due to Community Center schedule)

 


**FULL** Session 4: U9-U10 Footskills for Rec Players (boys and girls 2008 and 2009)

Players will work mainly on individual footskills to develop their comfort and confidence on the ball, learning various techniques to control and manipulate the ball for greater possession.
Tuesday evenings 6:30-7:30pm at the Herndon Community Center
Starts 1/9/18 and ends 2/27/18 with makeup date 3/6/18

 


Session 5: U9-U10 GIRLS. Fundamental Footskills. Travel and current all-star players. (girls born in 2008-2009)

Focusing on the development of each players comfort and ability with the ball. Establishing these skills at this age is crucial for long term development, and this curriculum allows players to get many touches on the ball in a variety of playing situations.
Monday evenings 5-6pm at Cassels.
Starts 1/8/18 and ends 2/26/18 with makeup date 3/5/18

 


Session 6: U9-10 BOYS Futsal for travel and current All-Star players (boys born in 2008 and 2009)

Players will train with futsal balls for greater skill development. The futsal ball is a smaller, heavier ball used on the indoor surface and requires players to focus on the proper technique to strike or handle the ball. Players will also play small-sided futsal games with lined boundaries—the smaller space and fast surface demands players to have a more refined touch, greater accuracy in passing and make quicker decisions.
Thursday evenings from 5-6pm at Cassels.
Starts 1/4/18 and ends 2/22/18 with makeup date 3/1/18

 


Session 7: U11-U12 Footskills for Rec Players (boys and girls born in 2006 and 2007)

Players will work mainly on individual footskills to develop their comfort and confidence on the ball, learning various techniques to control and manipulate the ball for greater possession.
Thursday evening 6:30-7:30 at the Herndon Community Center
Starts 1/11/18 and ends 3/1/18 (no makeup date due to Community Center schedule)

 


Session 8: UPDATED U11-13 GIRLS Player Development. Travel and all-star players only (girls born in 2005-2007)

Combining numerous skill-building activities that develop the players touch along with activities to enhance their awareness and decision making. Making game related decisions while improving a player’s touch and quickness with the ball.

NOTE: this sessions and session 10 will be run together with players divided by coaches so U11-U13g can sign up for either one.

Tuesday evenings 5-6pm at Cassels.
Starts 1/9/18 and ends 2/27/18 with makeup date 3/6/18

 


**Added new age group** Session 9: U11-U14 BOYS Advanced Play and Futsal for Travel and current All-star players only (boys born in 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007)

This training is for the more advanced player who understands the fundamentals and is interested in refining their technique and tactical understanding of the game with similar-level players.
Wednesday evenings from 5-6pm at Cassels.
Starts 1/3/18 and ends 2/21/18 with makeup date 2/28/18

 


Session 10: U12-U13 GIRLS. Elite Player Development. Travel advanced A team U12 and U13 players only. (girls born in 2005-2006)

For players at the highest level, this session adds defensive pressure to the ball to improve their speed of thought and play while continuing to work on ball mastery. Game like and game related situations to nurture a player’s ability to make the best decisions. 
Tuesday evenings 5-6pm at Cassels.
Starts 1/9/18 and ends 2/27/18 with makeup date 3/6/18