3rd Grade Skill Development with PROformance Soccer Academy
WAYS has established a series of specialized training clinics with PROformance Soccer Academy as part of the regular 3rd grade soccer curriculum for this season. This program is scheduled to meet during with 3rd graders during their regular practice slotfrom 5:30 - 7:00pm on Mondays per the schedule below. WAYS offers this program at no cost to the participants to strengthen the core soccer components of Wayland players and coaches as they transition to BAYS.
All team members and coaches should attend so as not miss this valuable training, which will focus on individual skill development, mastering fundamentals, and the four major skill components of a soccer player: passing, dribbling, defending and shooting.
The 3rd grade program will also devote time to cover game-day preparation, which will introduce coaches and players to the rules and expectations of the upcoming spring travel season. Detailed information can be found here.
Session dates Girls: 9/11, 9/25, 10/9, 10/23
Session dates Boys: 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30
NOTE: Rainouts will not be rescheduled
Three PROformance coach/mentors at each session.
WAYS coaches expected to fully participate in this professionally run practice session. Training material for each session will be emailed out to coaches each week in advance.
The coaching mentors serve to help provide the volunteer coaches with the training plan and coaching instruction that will allow them to run a productive, educational, and fun soccer practice for Wayland’s 3rd grade players.
Topic introduction/greeting, getting organized
Fun warm up games
Skills work (dribbling, passing, shooting, principles of defending)
Free play scrimmage, or game
Closing discussions/recap of session’s key points
Players leave each session knowing 4-5 keys to success, and have exercises to practice on their own
Who: 3rd grade players and coaches
Time: 5:30-7:00pm, Mondays (in the fall season, these times may be adjusted to accommodate the loss of daylight)