Our Pro-Vikings courses target boys and girls aged 5-11.
Our training programs follow a number of 6 week micro-cycles, the first of which is what we have identified as being the technical core areas of soccer:
COMFORT & CO-ORDINATION
CONTROL & PASSING
RUNNING WITH THE BALL
SHOOTING & FINISHING
This is just the start of our cycles, however…
We also think that skills are better broken down in reference to the specific context in which they can be found during the game, so as well as cycling the skills we introduce in a logical manner, we also cycle these according to the different moments of a game.
For example, comfort, control and parts of running with the ball (shielding, turning) are most commonly to be found in possession moments, whereas, dribbling, combination passing and off the ball running are to be found in the breakthrough moments (and/or transition) and finishing and shooting skills are to be found in the execution parts of the game. Defense skills are broken down to meet the requirements of each of the attacking moment. For example, shape is taught to counter possession, pressure and recovery is taught in the breakthrough moments of attack and specific individual and team roles and responsibilities are introduced to prevent goal scoring chances in the finishing phase.
These 6 areas are trained in a progressive add-on style cycle that repeats itself itself constantly throughout the 3 terms and again on holiday camps.
We welcome children of all abilities to join our programmes.