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Level 5: U13-U14

Level 5 Training

Level 5: u13-u14 curriculum continues to build on the fundatmental footskills for each player while beginning to fine tune each players knowledge of the game. 

Level 5 is designed as a 6 week training program that will enhance players in both the technical and tactical aspects of the game that they learned in Level 4 of the program.  The team specific training will help the player to better understand their role on the soccer field and with-in the team.

Players will have mastered Level 4 training priorities before advancing to Level 5 of the curriculum.

Level 5 Technical Training Priorities

Technical Training Priorities
Dribbling: Encourage players to take on defenders 1vs1 using feints/moves
Keeping possession of the ball using shielding/spin turns
Receiving: Quality first touch, win the all out of the air, receive the ball with all parts of the body on the run
Shooting: While running and turning, From all angles
Passing: Short, long, bent, crosses, driven, chipped. pass the ball with all surfaces while on the run
Heading: To score, pass or clear the ball
Tackling: Proper technique

Level 5 Tactical Training Priorities

Tactical Training Priorities
Advanced Team communications
Increase tactical decision making
Individual attacking principles: keeping possession, taking risks on the field, proper areas of the field to engage opponents
Individual defending principles: proper pressure, channeling opponents, angles of pressure
Team attacking : Keep possession, support, combination play, wall passes, take-overs, overlapping runs, double pass
Team shape: Width, depth, team penetration, simple set plays, crossing with proper runs into the box
Team defending: Winning posession, support, roles of the 2nd, 3rd & 4th dedenders, angles of pressure, channeling opponents

U13-U14 Age Group

Session 1 - 6 weeks - $70

Dates Time Location
Saturday, November 7th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, November 14th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, November 21th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, December 5th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, December 12th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, December 19th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
* Dates & Times are subject to change *Turf Field

Session 3 - 6 weeks - $70

Dates Time Location
Saturday, February 20th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, February 27th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, March 6th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, March 13th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, March 20th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, March 27th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
* Dates & Times are subject to change *Turf Field

St. Michael - Albertville

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STMA Indoor Facility

Session 2 - 6 weeks - $70

Dates Time Location
Saturday, January 9th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, January 16th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, January 23th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, January 30th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, February 6th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, February 13th 11am-12pm STMA Training Facility
* Dates & Times are subject to change *Turf Field

Level 5 Program Outline

Level 5
6 week sessions
Train once per week
Age appropriate training
Professional Coaching
Optional In-Fit of Albertville fitness session (additional cost)
Goal keeper training
Work with MYSA club to avoid conflicts

Registration

Click the link below to register

Deadline to register is October 20th - Session 1

Deadline to register is December 20th - Session 2

Deadline to register is February 5th - Session 3


Training Facility

The STMA Winter Soccer Training Facility serves the St. Michael, Albertville and surroundings communities to provide a safe, high quality soccer training area for all soccer players.

In addition to the 2,900 sq ft turfed training area the facility hosts:

  • Bathrooms
  • Player "mud" room
  • Wi-Fi
  • Common area

Address of Facility

5964 Main Ave NE
Albertville
MN  55301

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