Girls U11/U12

Westcastle International Academy’s Skill Centre @ Westhills location will launch in the Spring of 2024 for 13 players born in 2012 and 2013. The WIA Skill Centre follows the guidelines and standards as outlined in the Canada Soccer Association Skill Centre manual.

Lead Instructor

Michael Steuart

Qualifications:
CANADA SOCCER  Youth Licence 
CANADA SOCCER C Licence
Active Start
Fundamentals
Learn to train
Respect in Sports
Making Head Way in Soccer
Make Ethical Decisions

Technical Director Diploma 

RANGERS TEAM – SEPT 2024

  • WIA Rangers team will play in the LISA U11/U12 Developmental League, which aligns with Canada Soccer requirements for Skill Centres
  • WIA does not have set teams, but fluid rosters that are created weekly according to the competition and individual player’s development

At WIA, the training environment resembles the game environment, with each training session focusing on relevant, game-realistic skill development, complemented with a multi-sport approach, to develop motivated athletes.

Program Schedule

Spring Session

April 8, 2024 – June 22, 2024

Training Schedule

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

Program Fees

Spring

  • $680 includes GST
  • All players receive
    • Standards-based curriculum
    • Base kit (Jersey, Shorts, Socks)
      • Training Jacket available ($75)
    • 2/3 sessions per week
    • Professional coaching
    • Low player-to-coach ratios

Refund policies are listed on registration forms when you register for a program.

 

2024/2025 season: TBA

Program Description

PHYSICAL LITERACY:

Our program delivers physical literacy training in areas of agility, balance & coordination, basic motor skills, flexibility & mobility, perception & awareness, reaction time, and speed.

TECHNICAL TRAINING:

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:

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

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

The Tactical emphasis is on possession, passing accuracy, and fluid movement between the orthodox delineations of midfield and attacking principles.

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