Working within the remit of the England DNA, students will train 3/4 times a week to learn and develop the following skills:

Technical

  • Receiving skills
  • Turning skills
  • Travelling with the ball
  • Passing over varying distances
  • Attacking and defending skills
  • Finishing skills
  • Aerial ability

Tactical

  • Recognise and adapt to the state of the game
  • Achieve winning performances by maximising strengths and exploiting weaknesses
  • Understand and apply individual, unit and team roles and responsibilities
  • Adopt varied playing styles and formations
  • Perform effectively against varied playing styles and formations
  • Deal with varied environmental conditions

Physical

  • Agility, balance, coordination
  • Speed/Speed endurance
  • Flexibility
  • Power
  • Strength
  • Nutrition and lifestyle
  • Physical resilience
  • Recovery

Psycological

  • Confidence
  • Creativity
  • Concentration
  • Communication
  • Control
  • Commitment

Social

  • Behaviour
  • Reflection
  • Teamwork
  • Relationships
  • Accountability
  • Responsibility
  • Independence

Competitive games with be played weekly and more game time is available for other teams within the club