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2020 FC Durham Summer Pre-Academy Soccer

Why FC Durham Pre-Academy?

- Professional Organization and Curriculum
- Coach-Educators all educated to deliver age-appropriate activities 
- Preparation and development for U8 Development Academy Program
- Positive and Energetic Role Models
- Stimulating and exciting learning environment using fun activities, small sided games and technique development

register now and pay later - adjustments to program may exist

Pre-Academy U4-U7

Boys and Girls U4-U7 (Born 2013 to 2016)
Tuesday Evenings
FC Durham Academy Training Centre (FCDATC)
1255 Terwillegar Ave., Oshawa, ON

NO CANCELLATIONS DUE TO WEATHER - PROGRAM MOVES INDOORS IF RAINING!

Children receive an FC Durham Pre-Academy kit - jersey, shorts and socks!

14 Session Program

ONLY $110.00
FCD and Oshawa Kicks SC members receive 20% OFF

Program is limited to 48 U4-U5 and 48 U6-U7, so register early!

2020 Schedule

Month Date(s) U4-U5 U6-U7
May May 19,26 6:00-6:45pm 7:00-7:45pm
June June 2,9,16,23,30 6:00-6:45pm 7:00-7:45pm
July July 7,14,21,28 6:00-6:45pm 7:00-7:45pm
August Aug 4,11,18 6:00-6:45pm 7:00-7:45pm

U4-U5 Pre-Academy

  • Sessions are 45 minutes in length.
  • Children will all wear the same FC Durham Academy Training Kits (jersey+shorts+socks) and feel part of the FCD culture.
  • Children are divided into 4 groups with each group having 1-2 Coach-Educators.
  • Children rotate around 4 Stations where they will spend 8-10 minutes at each station.
  • Stations are - Soccer Coordination and Movement, Soccer Technique, Small Sided Games 1v1/2v2, and Small Sided Games 3v3/4v4.
  • Every child has a ball as much as possible.
  • Basic ball familiarization games, rolling, bouncing, kicking and catching.
  • Emphasis on fundamental movement skills, running, hopping, jumping, skipping, tumbling - developing physical literacy.
  • FUN soccer activities.

U4-U5 Curriculum

Curriculum
Cooperation
Empathy
Self Confidence
Respect
Communication and Listening
Dribbling the ball
Shooting the ball
Running with the ball
Turning with the ball
Running forwards/backwards
Jumping, Hopping, Bounding
Skipping, Turning, Twisting

U6-U7 Pre-Academy

  • Sessions are 45 minutes in length.
  • Children will all wear the same FC Durham Academy Training Kits (jersey+shorts+socks) and feel part of the FCD culture.
  • Children are divided into 4 groups with each group having 1-2 Coach-Educators.
  • Children rotate around 4 Stations where they will spend 8-10 minutes at each station.
  • Stations are - Soccer Coordination and Movement, Soccer Technique, Small Sided Games 1v1/2v2, and Small Sided Games 3v3/4v4.
  • Every child has a ball as much as possible.
  • Emphasis on fundamental movement skills and developing physical literacy.
  • FUN soccer activities.

U6-U7 Curriculum

Curriculum
Motivation Dribbling the ball
Self Confidence Shooting the ball
Respect Running with the ball
Communication and Listening Turning with the ball
Cooperation Receiving the ball
Decision Making Passing the ball
Fair Play/Honesty Agility
Patience Balance
Empathy Speed/Reaction
Awareness Coordination

Kit Pickup Day

Tuesday May 19, 2020
(First Session)
FC Durham Academy Training Centre (FCDATC)
Meeting Room (Upstairs)
5:30-8:15pm

More Information

Program and Registration Coordinator

Amy Hirst

ahirst@fcdurhamacademy.com

Pre-Academy Supervisor

Diane Wiltshire

collegebound@fcdurhamacademy.com

 

Program Location

FC Durham Academy Training Centre (FCDATC)
1255 Terwillegar Ave, Unit 201, Oshawa, Ontario
Outdoor Turf Field

FC Durham Pre-Academy Philosophy

  • Soccer is for everyone...Soccer can be played by everyone regardless of age, gender, religion, ethnic or social background and level of fitness.
  • Soccer is a school of life...Fair play, spirit and camaraderie are just a few of the many values advocated by soccer.
  • Soccer is FUN...Having FUN is the most important thing in soccer.
  • Play is the best means of learning...The concept of learning through play while being guided by a Coach-Educator is a specific approach designed to reach out to the young and create a process to connect to the future.
  • Let the kids be kids...Pre-Academy soccer must be simple, exciting and rewarding for children.
  • Teach players new exciting techniques in an environment designed with expression, freedom and encouragement. 
  • Player-Centred-Approach.