WELCOME TO MICA’S YOUTH ACADEMY SESSIONS
FOR BOYS AND GIRLS AGED 11-16 YEARS OLD
(SCHOOL YEAR 7–11)
The main focus of these fun and educational sessions are based upon the long term development of your child by improving their talent to help them to prosper in the future,
We also encourage the children to stay active and healthy making new friends along the way!
The sessions will be based around:
Variation of turns, tricks and skill moves to ensure that your child gets lots of touches of the ball to help build confidence and self-esteem whilst developing spatial awareness and decision-making skills.
Passing & Receiving
Variation of passing and receiving techniques to help develop your child’s awareness of their own position on the pitch whilst enhancing their decision making and teamwork skills.
Attacking & Defending
1 vs 1’s and 2 vs 2’s moves encouraging dribbling, passing, shooting, tackling, blocking and decision making through individual and combination play, utilising the skills taught in ball mastery and passing and receiving.
Small group play
Building up to 9 vs 9’s competitive games
This will include an introduction to specific positional play, working on the technical and tactical elements of the game to help develop game understanding.
Introduction to specific positional play
Developing your child’s understanding of their roles and responsibilities when playing in different positions of the pitch.
Elite Academy Pathway
Can be used as a pathway into MICA’s Elite group.