Skills Institute Youth Soccer Classes

A USSF & US YOUTH SOCCER ALIGNED APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT 
SOCCER DEVELOPMENT FOR ALL AGES

This personalized, adaptive approach to teaching fundamental soccer skills, when combined with the Skills Institutes’ low player-to-coach ratio, results in a fun, fast-paced learning environment that inspires players to achieve their personal goals as athletes, whether playing on club or school teams or playing pick-up soccer with friends.

We have also recently reformed our curriculum to the USSF’s U.S. Soccer Curriculum. This age-appropriate instructional framework helps to guide overall player development in technical skill, tactical knowledge, physical ability, and social & psychological awareness. With this approach, we can provide age-appropriate clinics and classes that directly meet the needs of local clubs and youth soccer associations. Our classes and clinics are timely, too, because we try to schedule them to accommodate the schedules and tryouts of most local youth soccer associations. That’s why the Skills Institute is a great fit for a wide variety of players, including first-time players, Lil’ Kickers graduates who are looking to join local youth soccer teams, and club players looking for a leg up in progressing to higher levels of competition.

The Skills Institute has a foundational approach to training the youth of today in a fun, safe environment that meets kids at their entry point and develops them for the next level.

To learn more about Lil’ Kickers Skills Institute program, visit www.lilkickers.com/skills-institute-u6-u13-soccer-development.

DEVELOPMENTAL BENEFITS TO SMALL-SIDED SOCCER

  • Climate control (no exposure to outdoor elements/weather)
  • Fast-paced game with minimal stoppages
  • More touches on the ball per player
  • Improved fitness levels
  • Develop small group defending, attacking, and transition
  • Improves players’ individual skills
  • Kids love it and find indoor soccer to be “fun”
  • Encourage quicker speed of play

Program Information

The focus will be on the fundamentals of player development through dribbling, passing, shooting, trapping, and how to use each skill effectively in a game. This introductory Level 1 program will take players through a challenging 50-minute weekly session of fundamental skill building and competitive drills/games to develop self-confidence in practices and game situations.

  • The program is designed for ages 5 – 12
  • Classes are 50 minutes long
  • Open to boys & girls
  • Registration
    • No spaces in any class are guaranteed without payment, as full payments are due at the time of registration. All registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • Times & classes are subject to change.
    • An annual Membership fee of $11 is required for all participants.
    • Minimum of three children per class. If fewer than three are signed up after the third week, you will be required to choose another time or a refund if the class is canceled.
    • Open enrollment – join anytime, and classes are always prorated
  • Trial Classes
    • All first-time trial classes are free of charge.
    • A Field House waiver must be completed before stepping onto the field.
    • Customers may only do trials in classes that have space available.
    • To schedule a free trial, please email youth@fredfieldhouse.com.
  • Shirts
    • Skills Institute jersey and shorts included each session with registration.
    • If you would like to purchase an additional jersey, they are $15.00.
  • Behavior
    • Dangerous, disruptive, or disrespectful behaviors will be dealt with case-by-case and could result in the loss of the privilege to participate. No refunds or credits will be issued if your child cannot participate due to negative behaviors.
  • Transfers
    • Customers may transfer their child at any point in the session. All class transfers are dependent upon space availability.
  • Make-up Classes
    • Make-ups are done on a space-available basis. Make-ups do not carry over into the next session. No refunds will be given for missed classes.
  • Refund Policy
    • Refunds will ONLY be given if a class has been canceled.
    • Refunds are not issued due to missed classes. If a child stops coming, a credit to the FFH may be issued, pending approval.

Important Dates

Spring Session: April 2 – May 28

Summer Session: June 18 – August 13

Fees

Registration: $15/Class

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