SPRING SELECTS U13

COMPETITIVE PATHWAY: PLAYERS BORN 2011

Westcastle International Academy is excited to offer a specialized spring development program designed to introduce U13 players (born in 2011) to the WIA style of play in preparation to enter the Canada Soccer Competitive Pathway (Tier 2).

The Spring Selects U13 initiative is an integral part of this pathway, targeting dedicated young athletes, both girls and boys, who are ready to take their skills to the next level.

This program is open to players who have participated in the LISA Development League on a Gold team only.

Training options available

Full Program (Mon/Wed/Sat): $600
2 sessions/week (Mon/Wed) or (Wed/Sat): $400
1 session/week (Monday or Saturday): $200

LOCATIONS
MONDAY AND SATURDAY: Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School (CML – 3090 Constellation Ave, Langford)
WEDNESDAY: North Langford Turf Field (NL Turf – 1363 Flint Ave, Langford)

Lead Instructor

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Eddie Mukahanana

Qualifications:
UEFA A License
Canada Soccer A Licence
Respect in Sports
Making Head Way in Soccer
Make Ethical Decisions

Mental Health in Sport
Technical Director Diploma 

Spring Session

  • April 13, 2024 – June 22, 2024

Schedule

MondayTechnical/ Tactical Sessions6:30 – 7:30 pm
WednesdayTechnical/ Tactical Sessions6:30 – 7:30 pm
SaturdayTechnical/ Tactical Sessions11:30 am – 12:45 pm

LOCATIONS:
MONDAY AND SATURDAY: Centre Mountain Lellum Middle School (CML – 3090 Constellation Ave, Langford)
WEDNESDAY: North Langford Turf Field (NL Turf – 1363 Flint Ave, Langford)

Training Options

  • Full Program (Mon/Wed/Sat): $600
    • Victoria Day Tournament  (May 18-20, 2024)
  • 2 sessions/week (Mon/Wed): $400
    • Victoria Day Tournament  (May 18-20, 2024)
  • 1 session/week (Monday or Saturday): $200
  • $60 – Kit fee

The Selects Program

The 3 times a week training sessions follow the Canada Soccer Skill Centre model. The Skill Centre was designed to guide clubs towards the best principles in player development, by taking a nationally coordinated approach to developing young soccer players. The Selects program follows the guidelines and standards as outlined in the Canada Soccer Association Skill Centre manual.

TECHNICAL TRAINING FOCUS:

With the understanding of age-appropriate levels of intensity and workload, technical training will focus on

  • passing and receiving
  • dribbling
  • ball control
  • turning
  • running with the ball
  • shielding the ball
  • shooting
  • finishing on goal

TACTICAL TRAINING FOCUS:

With the understanding of age-appropriate levels of intensity and workload, tactical training will focus on:

  • possession with a purpose
  • combination plays
  • 1v1 attacking
  • receiving on turn
  • crossing and finishing
  • positional play
  • finishing on goal
  • movement off the ball
  • 1v1 defending

Competitive environments 11v11

Competition

  • Tournaments (Victoria Day Cup)
  • Small Goal Tournament

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