The Elite Group !

The Elite Players

Saturday Mornings

11.30am - 1pm

Our Freestyle Urban Soccer Academy is pleased to announce that our coaching sessions for 9 - 14 year olds will begin again on the 9th of January 2016 at All Saints Primary School, Chorley.


Our Elite sessions focus on the Players Technical Ability

Outfield Players – Technical

Protecting the Ball – Setting the scene for receiving on the safe side – guidelines for success

Passing – Short, quick and high tempo passing in small groups

Receiving the Ball- Developing the set as part of link play to move the ball forwards

Turning – Developing turns under passive pressure to include disguise

Shooting – Longer distance shooting relevant to the age of the group

Running / Dribbling With the Ball – Long and thin practices to practice breaking into space from a dribble or receiving the ball

Shooting – One touch finishing around the goal on angles with pressure approaching

Passing – Passing within larger areas focusing on techniques to a longer pass (floor / aerially)

Manipulating the Ball – Quick foot movements to manipulate a small skills ball


Our Elite sessions also focus on the Players Tactical Ability

Possession (Individual) – Developing players to receive the ball and maintain possession on their safe side

Possession (Group Play) – Develop players to receive and play away from pressure in small groups

Possession (Directional) – Possession / wave practises maintaining the speed of the ball from start to finish

Attacking (Individual) – Changes of direction and speed to beat opponents

Attacking (Groups) – Small group attacking practices (4v4, 5v5) Movement/combinations to create and exploit space

Attacking (with/against overloads) – Small sided games working on creating and exploiting space on the transition

Defending (Pressure the Ball) – Basic principles to approaching a player in possession

Defending (Small Groups) – Possession based practices focusing the change of roles based on the movement of the ball

Defending (Regaining to Play) – Regaining the ball and countering to a scoring conclusion


Places are limited so to enrol, please email our Academy on

Age Group: 9 - 14 years
Saturday: 11.30am to 1pm
Cost: £4

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