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DIGGER HAWKINS' WINTER ACADEMY 2018

Objective: The main objective of this Winter Academy is to give players extra touches of the ball during the winter months. The Winter Academy will focus on the technical aspects of the game, the ability to pass the ball over distance, having a good first touch are essential elements of the game. There will be a lot of ball work involved helping players to feel more comfortable on the ball. Tactical aspects of the game will also be touched upon including Defending, Attacking and Possession. All players will be given the opportunity to participate in the Speed, Agility, Quickness (SAQ) part of the Winter Academy headed up by Fast Forward Strength and Conditioning Coach Josh Kucera.

 

                                    Curriculum:

Technical (ball work)                            
Juggling
Passing                                                                          
Possession
Improving 1st touch                                             
Receiving Balls (including out of the air)
1v1 Defending                                                         
Defending
1v1 Attacking                                                          
Attacking
1v1’s (Fakes and Feints)                                     
Small Sided Games

Fast Footwork Exercises                  
College Super ‘6’s 

Speed, Agility, Quickness (SAQ)                   

Ages:                                         
Micro-High School players - Girls & Boys

Venue in Gretna:               

Gretna Sports Complex
10550 S 222nd St
Gretna, NE 68028

Dates in Gretna:                
Sunday January 14, 2018
Sunday January 21, 2018
Sunday January 28, 2018
Sunday February 11, 2018
Sunday February 18, 2018
Sunday February 25, 2018 - College Super ‘6’s

DIGGER HAWKINS’ WINTER ACADEMY IS OPEN TO ANY PLAYER FROM ANY CLUB WITH PRIMARY COACHES PERMISSION

What to bring:  Come to Digger Hawkins’ Winter Academy dressed to play Soccer. Shinguards, Cleats and a Soccer Ball are all required. Make sure you bring plenty of Water.

 

Hours in Gretna:

Sunday January 14, 2018-Sunday February 18, 2018 – Soccer Field Time                                  

6pm-7pm                                Micro, U7, U8 (GK U12-High School)

7pm-8pm                                U9, U10, U11 

8pm-9pm                                U12, U13, U14, High School (GK U9-U11)

***The breakdown of age groups are subject to change depending on the number of players signing up per age bracket***.  

Sunday January 14, 2018-Sunday February 18, 2018 – SAQ’s (Speed, Agility, Quickness) 
6pm-7pm                                U9-U11

7pm-8pm                                U12-U14, High School

***The breakdown of age groups are subject to change depending on the number of players signing up per age bracket***.  

Sunday  February 25, 2018 – College Super 6’s

6pm-7.30pm                        Micro, U7, U8, U9, U10, U11

7.30pm-9pm                        U12, U13, U14-High School

***EACH SESSION WILL HAVE LIMITED NUMBERS PER GROUP***

Please sign up early to avoid disappointment.                                                                                                              

- All participants will receive a Digger Hawkins Winter Academy T-shirt 

Registrations must be received by Sunday January 7, 2018 to be guaranteed a T-shirt 

Any questions please call David "Digger" Hawkins @ (402) 890-3599.