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Level 4: U15-U19

Level 4 Training

The level 4: U15-U18 Goalkeeper training program will expose keepers to a playing and training environment which extends their mental, physical, and technical capabilities. The keepers must have a sound understanding of the games’ principles and concepts. 

Goalkeepers will be put through demanding and challenging training sessions during the 6 week program that will help to enhance their abiltiy levels in all aspects of the game.  The six areas that the training focuses on are outlined below.


Individual Technical Ability

Demanding Excellence
Mastered skills leading to artistry
All skills at speed under match conditions
Individual skills covered during warm-up

Team Attacking

Demanding Excellence
Understand lines of linage
Technical needs of each position
Attacking with a purpose
Combination play with tactical implications
Increased Speed of team play
Body positioning
Penetration and creativity
Quality of ball to beat defenders
Counter attacking, target play, creating chances
Crossing with correct runs into the box
Set Plays
Team Shape

Physical

Demanding Excellence
Flexibility
Dynamic Flexibility
Importance of warm-up & cool-down
Agility
Endurance
Strength
Balance
Nutrition
Rest/Recovery

Individual Tactical Ability

Demanding Excellence
Increase tactical decision making
Ability to change and adapt to game dynamics
Increase speed of pressure and competition

Team Defending

Demanding Excellence
Man to man marking with support
Zonal team defending
Reading passes
Pressing attacking team
Winning possesion
Set plays
Team Shape
Roles of 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th defenders
Channeling opponents
Proper defending angles
Immediate chase
Proper Tackling

Psychological

Demanding Excellence
Increased concentration on the field
Goal setting
Leadership responsibilty
Discipline
Respect for the game
Self confidence
Will to Win
Mental toughness
Soccer Swagger

U15-U19 Age Group - STMA


Session 1 - 6 weeks - $120

Dates Time Location
Saturday, November 7th 12PM - 1PM STMA Training Facility
Saturday, November 14th 12PM - 1PM STMA Training Facility
Saturday, December 19th 12PM - 1PM STMA Training Facility
Saturday, January 9th 12PM - 1PM STMA Training Facility
Saturday, January 16th 12PM - 1PM STMA Training Facility
Saturday, January 23th 12PM - 1PM STMA Training Facility
* Dates & Times are subject to change *Turf Field

Session 3 - 6 weeks - $120

Dates Time Location
Saturday, March 13th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, March 20th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, March 27th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, April 3th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, April 10th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, April 17th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
* Dates & Times are subject to change *Turf Field

STMA Indoor Facility


Session 2 - 6 weeks - $120

Dates Time Location
aturday, January 30th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, February 6th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, February 13th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, February 20th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, February 27th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
Saturday, March 6th 12pm - 1pm STMA Training Facility
* Dates & Times are subject to change *Turf Field

Level 4 Program Outline

Level 4
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 30th - Session 1

Deadline to register is December 30th - Session 2

Deadline to register is February 15th - 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