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Development program

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The Development Program at Alba FC is intended to act as a bridge/pathway to our competitive program. The emphasis in this program is on creating technically proficient players that have an understanding of small sided tactics by the time they move forward into the competitive program.

The use of various small sided games to teach various aspects of the game are heavily used. Ball mastery, 1 v 1 attacking & defending, running with the ball, back to pressure and numbers up and numbers down activities are just a few examples of the topics we cover in our curriculum.

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We teach the pyramid of player development

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BALL MASTERY: The Foundation The touch, control and confidence that affects every other part of the pyramid. This teaches hard work

& self-responsibility.

RECEIVING & PASSING: The Teamwork Skills Without them little is possible. This teaches communication.

1 v 1 MOVES: Individual Skills To keep possession and create space & time to Pass, Run or Shoot. This teaches confidence & creativity.

six soccer programs we offer. Recreation, development, individual training, clinics, small group trainind and travel.

SPEED: Mental and Physical Speed With and without the ball. Acceleration. Reaction. Decision Making.  This teaches competitiveness.

FINISHING: Scoring skills around the box Focus. Timing. Courage. Concentration. This teaches responsibility.

GROUP PLAY: Putting it all together Small group defense. Fast break attack. Combination play. This teaches team work

U7 - U10

Focuses primarily on the player and technical proficiency in ball mastery, gross     motor movements and  playing in pairs. Developing talented young soccer players, using fun small sided games and activities to facilitate a  dynamic  learning  environment.  Trains once per week at Ferry Point Park or  Lehman HS. 

U11 - U14

Expands on topics from the U7-U10 age group and begins to introduce more advanced  technical passing  concepts as well as more  advanced decision making activities. Still uses small sided activities but begins to challenge the players to work in 3’s  and  4’s instead of just pairs. Trains once per week at Ferry Point Park or  Lehman HS. 

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4 Lessons

1 Hour

Once a week

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Warm Up Ball Mastery &Fun   Game   -  Speed With &   Without the ball  -  Moves 1v1   Attack & Defense 1v1 & 2v2   Group Play Passing,   Receiving, Finishing  - Small   Sided Games Free & Conditioned

Ferry Point Park

10 Hutchinson River Pkwy Bronx New York 10465

Optional. Price $45

$210  per player

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