The Pre-Travel Academy program continues training for the winter season! Current Pre-Travel Academy players are encouraged to continue their development over the winter, and new players are invited to enter the program. The 8-week program is held OUTDOORS January-February for U7/U8 boys and girls (2014- 2016 birth years) for fall PTA players and All-Star players. The training introduces players to the travel level by emphasizing individual ball mastery and basic small-sided game tactics. This pool of players will more than likely transition to Travel soccer next year.
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WHAT IS THE PRE-TRAVEL ACADEMY?
The Herndon Pre-Travel Academy is specially designed for U7 and U8 players who are more serious about soccer, excel on their teams and need a more competitive and challenging environment to develop as young athletes. The Pre-Travel Academy is designed to provide a competitive atmosphere while furnishing the players with positive experiences to nurture their self-esteem, confidence, and passion for the game.
Professional trainers will apply age-appropriate training curriculum focused primarily on foot skills, and the introduction of basic soccer concepts in order to offer highest development program for U8s and U7s.