A program of ball discovery and learning FUNdamentals for players turning 6-8 years, using best practice, best coaches, and best facilities, by following the NZFootball Whole of Football Plan for Fun Football.
This is different to the Fun Kickers program which is game based not skill based. See the difference HERE
Age Group: Players turning 6-8 years (If this is the players first season and they are turning 6 the club would consider their best option would be the First Kicks.
When: Saturday Mornings 09:15 – 10:45am (sign in is at 09:00am)
Where: Maria Andrews, Coldstream Road, Rangiora. (Potential move to Kendall Park for 1 week on Club Day 2018 – More details to follow in due course).
Players to provide their own shorts and socks (ideally black), shinpads, boots, and drink bottle. They should also provide the red and yellow shirts which are available to order through ultra football.
Program: Station rotation skills/games with game leaders following the NZ Football – Whole of Football curriculum.
Begins: Saturday 5 May 2018 Ends: Saturday 25 August 2018 (No session 14 July 2018)
Number of sessions: 16 x 90 minute sessions plus football festivals
Note: Our recommendation is that players turning 8, and who have completed a year in Fun Football could move on to Mini Football. New Players to football should complete a season in Fun Football
Consideration should be given to technical/tactical, social/emotional, mental, and physical capabilities as the player will be playing with and against 10 year olds in Mini Football.
A non-refundable $65 is required on registration and this will then be debited from the total cost leaving you with just $90 left to pay.
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Players will need to provide both the red and yellow t,shirts.
Players provide their own shorts and socks, shinpads and boots.
Shorts should be suitable for running around in (ideally not long beach shorts).
Socks should go OVER shinpads. Shin pads are COMPULSORY.
We are not strict on colours, but if you want to wear the club colours then the shorts and socks are black.
using the club code Waiu2016 to view options from our club supplier.
As players will be on the turf, boots (no metal studs) are recommended, but sports shoes are sufficient.
All footwear must be clean.
Players should also bring a water bottle.
In winter it is recommended that players wear a polyproplene or warm top under their shirts.
They can wear beanies and gloves.
If it is deemed unsafe due to heavy rain or cold conditions the session may be cancelled.
Cancellations will be listed on the club website and Facebook page.
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During April players will be assigned to teams.
Confirmation will be emailed to players and these are the groups that players will assemble in each week.