-Striker clinics are for players looking to develop strong shooting and finishing technique while learning how to think with an attacking mindset all over the field.
-Players will learn: in-step (laces) drive, turning, shielding, playing with their back to goal, decision making in 2v1 and 1v1 situations as well as when to use a power vs. finesse method to score.
-From one-time finishing to creative volleying, players learn the required mechanics and disciplines to consistently score goals and finish at different angles by anticipating the goalkeepers position as well as master technique.
PLAYERS GROUPED IN 3 ABILITY LEVELS:
-Beginner level players need to develop the basic technical DNA with dribbling, shielding, passing, shooting, and taking on opponents.
-Players do not yet understand tactical concepts such as: field positioning, body positioning, vision, and decision making.
-Players are just beginning to develop coordination, agility, and strength and may not maintain endurance throughout all of training.
-Intermediate players have basic technical skill set of dribbling, shielding, passing, shooting and taking on opponents, but need more refinement and consistency.
-Players may have little understanding of field positioning, body positioning, vision, and decision making.
-Players are ready to be challenged with intermediate level agility, coordination, and strength exercises while maintaining a moderate level of endurance throughout training.
-Elite players show consistent technical mastery in dribbling, shielding, passing, shooting and taking on opponents.
-Players already have strong tactical understanding of field positioning, body positioning, vision, and decision making.
-Players are ready for advanced level agility, coordination, and strength exercises while maintaining high level of endurance throughout training.
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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