U8-U9 Rangers

Players born 2014 – 2015

The roster is built by pulling players from the WIA Skill Centre program. The team competes against other Lower Island Soccer Association clubs.

Training Block 1: August – December 2022

  • Training session locations – UVIC
  • 2 Training sessions per week (Technical and SSG incorporated)
    • 75 mins training sessions
  • 1 Multi-Sport session or Psychosocial activity per week
  • 2-4 competitive LISA exhibition games per month
  • Participation in a LISA Active Start Festival
  • 1 Skill Centre Festival (October 2022)
  • NOTE: UVIC session times are 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Training Block 2: January – March 2023

  • Training session locations – UVIC
  • 2 Training sessions per week (Technical and SSG incorporated)
    • 75 mins training sessions
  • 1 Multi-Sport session or Psychosocial activity per week
  • 2-4 competitive LISA exhibition games per month
  • 1 Festival (February 2023)
  • NOTE: UVIC session times are 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Training Block 3: April – June 2023

  • Training session locations – UVIC
  • 2 Training sessions per week (Technical and SSG incorporated)
    • 75 mins training sessions
  • 1 Multi-Sport session or Psychosocial activity per week
  • 1x LISA game per week
  • 1 Festival (June 2023)
  • NOTE: UVIC session times are 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm

Learning Objectives

Physical Development:
Develop speed, agility, coordination and balance

Technical:
Improve individual and collective basic techniques
Improve possession and transition

Psychosocial:
Positive learning environment
Interact positively and feel confident within the group, creating a challenging learning environment

Tactical:
Creating space and applying basic principles

Social/Emotional:
Increase confidence with the ball & playing with teammates
Cooperation with teammates in collective tasks during practice

Primary Learning Outcomes

  1. Stopping and Running with the ball at speed
  2. Moving forward when attacking and retreating when defending,
  3. Basic quick movements with and without the ball

Westcastle International Academy

Youth Programs

Our Soccer Partners

Westcastle International Academy is proud to work with the following soccer partners.

  • University of Victoria
  • BC Soccer
  • Canada Soccer
  • Lower Island Soccer Association