An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 12, 2018
2018 Winter Academy: U14 Attacker! (Monday @ ACAC Adventure Central, 7:00-8:00 pm)
Welcome to the SOCA 2018 Winter Academy
The Academy offers a focused training environment that is age and skill appropriate. Typically each training session will be composed of three main parts: individual technical skill development, small group training activities specific to the daily topic, and small sided game play. Academy instruction is provided by SOCA staff coaches and each Academy is limited in size to ensure appropriate coach-to-player ratio. Each player will receive a Winter Academy T-shirt. Each program will run for six consecutive weeks meeting once per week at the same day, location and time, with a reserved make-up date in the event of inclement weather cancelation.
U14 Attacker! Winter Academy
This Academy will focus on the techniques required to be a successful attacking player. Topics will include dribbling to beat defenders, striking/shooting, receiving and turning, combination play, volleys and finishing, and winning 1v1 duels. Each session will include technical skills training, dynamic small group training activities, and games to goals.
Sessions meet weekly on Mondays, 7:00-8:00 pm, at ACAC Adventure Central, 200 Four Seasons Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901. Academy begins Tuesday, January 8 and runs through February 12. There will be a makeup date of February 19 in case of inclement weather.
Players should wear indoor soccer shoes (or sneakers), shin guards and appropriate soccer gear. Players should also bring a properly inflated size 5 soccer ball and water bottle. The surface is a gym floor, no cleats are allowed, only flat shoes.
This program is limited to 12 players. There are no refunds after the registration deadline of December 12.
If you have questions about this program please contact Bill Mueller, SOCA Director of Soccer at Bill.Mueller@SOCAspot.org.