The Champions program is the first step in the Rough Riders player development pathway that progresses players to the Rough Riders Pre-Academy.
-The Champions player development curriculum is age and ability specific, conducted by the Rough Riders top professional soccer educators.
-Champion players are exposed to soccer exercises designed to improve motor skills, physical development, individual confidence and the necessary technical building blocks for progressive soccer development.
-Training sessions are fun and safe yet challenging to nurture creative play, develop positive on-field characteristics and reinforce a player’s love for the game.
-Two designated class spots are available for our soccer youngsters ages 3-4 and 5-6 years old.
A Clinic is conducted once a week for a period of 8 weeks. Each Clinic includes an introductory / Clinic participant evaluation taking place during the first class.
Each Clinic has 3 ability levels ensuring Clinic participants are grouped into appropriate ability levels for the duration of Clinic classes.
It is highly encouraged that clinic participants enroll in a Total Training clinic prior to registering for a Striker and /or Futsal clinic due to the prerequisite technical building blocks learned in the Total Training classes.
Staff instructors utilize the 5 pillars of the game to evaluate the ability levels of clinic participants.
5 Pillars: Technical | Tactical | Physical | Psychological | Social
Clinic instructors are licensed and/or have playing experience ranging from top college programs, United States National Team, Major League Soccer and/or professional leagues oversees.
-All clinic participants are required to bring and wear shin guards.
-A soccer ball is not needed as clinic participants will be provided during the duration of each class.
-Turf shoes and/or flat bottom soccer shoes are required for our indoor clinics.
A cancellation notice must be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
90% of the clinic payment will be refunded if written notice is received at least 10 days prior to the start date of the first clinic session. 10% of a clinic participant registration fee is non-refundable.
No refunds will be awarded for cancellations that are made within 10 days prior to the start date of the first clinic session, except for a documented illness or injury accompanied by a physician’s written verification.
A clinic refund will be issued in the same manner payment was made.
Clinic participants who do not attend a scheduled class, arrive late and/or leave a clinic class for any reason are not entitled a refund or a class credit.
The Long Island Rough Riders reserve the right to cancel a clinic(s) if clinic participation enrollment is less than four participants.
If a clinic is cancelled due to low enrollment the clinic participant may select an alternate clinic and/or request a 100% clinic refund.
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