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PSV Union FC Winter Break Training 2016

ABOUT

PSV Winter Break Training is ideal for all players wishing to focus on technical development over the winter break period in late December.

This training is open to all PSV Union players & non-PSV players (subject to confirmation). Groups are formed according to age, experience and level of play. Gary & Carine Ireland will lead the sessions.


CURRICULUM

TECHNIQUE

  • First touch (all surfaces)
  • Passing (all surfaces-bending, chipping, driving, half & full volley) 
  • Receiving (all surfaces) 
  • Crossing, Shooting (volley, heading, half volley)
  • Dribbling/turning

TACTICS

  • We focus on individual tactics due to these sessions not being team events. 

PHYSICAL

  • Cordination/posture/stance
  • Balance
  • Dexterity
  • Change of direction/speed

* Each session will comprise of Small Sided games

TRAINING SCHEDULE

8:00-10:00 AM 4:00-6:00 PM
MONDAY DEC 19 MAYFIELD MAYFIELD
TUESDAY DEC 20 MAYFIELD MAYFIELD
WEDNESDAY DEC 21 MAYFIELD MAYFIELD
THRURSDAY DEC 22 MAYFIELD MAYFIELD
FRIDAY DEC 23 MAYFIELD MAYFIELD

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

COST: $45 per session (3% convenience fee added to PayPal transactions)

  1. Contact us at manager@psvunion.org with your choice of days and times.
  2. Wait for confirmation reply by email first
  3. Email back (or mail back) a Winter Break registration form if you are a non-PSV player. Mailing address below.
  4. Make payment:
  • Pay by Check: mail a check to the address below. Be sure to indicate on your check what your payment reflects. 
  • Pay by Credit Card: pay online via PayPal by sending money to manager@psvunion.org. Please add 3% to your total (convenience fee for all PayPal transactions).

PSV Union FC

555 Bryant Street, #437

Palo Alto, CA 94301



TOM SERMANNI: Head Coach, Orlando Pride (NWSL). Former USA & Australia National Team Head Coach & Canadian Womens National Team coach

Gary and Carine Irelands coaching philosophy at PSV epitomizes all that is essential for the complete development of young soccer players. Firstly and most critically is their emphasis on the technical aspects required in modern soccer. Working with the ball, based on the insistence of disciplined practice with the proper techniques, supplemented by repetition and more repetition. Secondly, this attention to detail is balanced by the encouragement to explore and experiment. Players are encouraged to take risks, to express themselves in passing and technique practices and during games, whether small sided or full scale competitive matches. By doing this players are coached without being over-coached, allowing them the scope to think and self discover. Although everyone enjoys winning, how the game is played takes precedence over the end result. At PSV the necessary physical requirements for soccer can be incorporated within the practices, whether they be small or full-scale games, drills or technique work. This holistic and athlete centred approach, combined with the skills and knowledge of Gary and Carine has made PSV a unique, successful and arguably the most progressive youth soccer club in the US.

 

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