World Class Premier philosophy follows a four-step developmental plan which can be likened to the building of a three story house:
Good technique is extremely important in soccer and is central to a long, fun and successful soccer career. Being introduced to these skills at a young age gives players time to refine and perfect their technique. A solid technical foundation will quickly separate players from the pack as they grow. At this foundational age we will cover:
At this stage, practices will incorporate repetitive soccer-specific and functional body movements that will result in better body awareness. The checklist will include:
Players will be evaluated on their skills set and then be guided and encouraged to play in a position where they will be the most successful. Through this, they will learn:
*Players are encouraged to watch professional matches of teams with similar styles of play. They are to observe and analyze the decisions and movements of top tier professionals who play in similar, if not identical, positions on the field as them.
A World Class Player needs to have a winning mentality. Preparation is key to having the confidence needed to execute and perform under pressure. Players will be pushed to Maximize: