Fredericksburg FC is focused on the development of players at the youngest of ages. We have recently restructured our programming to provide all players, Age 8 and Under, with a soccer experience and path that best fits your child’s level of interest and family’s commitment which is coached by FFC's Professional Coaching Staff.Designed for Beginners and for Young Players who have previous Soccer Experience who are Pre-School Levels 1 - 2 (Ages 3,4 & 5) through Kindergarten ( Ages 5,6,7 & 8 )Our Youngest of Soccer Players who are Ages 2 & 3 will be placed in our MINI Program - CLICK HERE !
FFC Features the leading player development pathway in the Fredericksburg & Greater Area boasting some of the best soccer specific facilities on the East Coast !
Vision and Purpose:
The Fredericksburg Football Club 5/6 Pre-Academy Program is a true introduction to the Foundation of the Club. The Vision and Purpose is to provide and create a fun learning environment, where players can experiment and build a passion for the game of Soccer. Players will learn key Technical Skills, Basic Motor Skills, and Social Skills that will allow them to build a foundation for the future.
Emphasis and Curriculum:
The Emphasis and Concepts of the Program are based around the Technical, Physical and Psychosocial Skills required at the 5/6 Age Groups. The Program is designed to develop these skills within appropriate size Training Sessions and Small Sided Games. The Player to Coach Ratio of each Session and Small Sided Game is appropriate to fulfill the needs and attention that players require at this age.
U5/6 Pre-ACADEMY : Pre-School Levels 1 - 2 ( Ages 3, 4 & 5 )
Birth Years ( 2013 & 2012 )
Training & Game Format
Pre Academy Training : 1-2 Sessions Per Week
Pre Academy Games : Saturday 4 X 10 min. Small-Sided Format 2v2, 3v3, 4v4
U7/8 ACADEMY : Kindergarten & 1st Graders ( Ages 5, 6, 7 & 8 )
Birth Years ( 2011, 2010 )
Training & Game Format
Academy Training : 2 Sessions per Week
Academy Games : Saturday 4 X 12 min. Small-Sided Format 5v5
WHO ARE THE COACHES ?
FFC Academy provides a Professional Coaching Staff, which his organized and led by the FFC Senior Technical Staff. Coach Mario is the Academy Director, who is former Divsion 1 Soccer Players and Experienced Travel Team Coach & Program Director.
WHAT IS THE FOCUS ?
Fun above all else ! Basic fundamental drills designed to improve young players confidence on the soccer ball. The program has various levels, which include players who may or may not have experience playing soccer.
WHEN CAN I SIGN UP ?
The Fall Season begins in August, Winter Season begins in January & the Spring Season begins in March. Players may join the Academy at any time during the year and will be placed appropriately to ensure they have a fun and comfortable environment to improve their soccer skills.
DO I NEED PREVIOUS SOCCER EXPERIENCE ?
No. The Pre Academy & Academy Curriculums allow both beginners and players with previous soccer experience to join at anytime. They are various groups and skill levels which allow for players to be challenged yet feel comfortable learning appropriate level soccer skills.