D&S HASTINGS YOUTH F.C PATHWAY IN FOOTBALL

What We DO!

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WHY CHOOSE D&S HASTINGS F.C?

At D&S Hastings Youth F.C we look at every aspect in regards to your child's fitness and development in order to progress with there footballing career.

Our 4 pillars of development is broken down as follows,

TECHNICAL

FIRST TOUCH,CONTOL,DRIBBLING,RECIEVING,PASSING,CREATIVITY,

FINISHING.

TACTICAL

KNOWLEGE,ANTICIPATION,VISION,AWARENESS,SPEED OF PLAY,TEMPO,TRANSITIONING.

PHYSICAL

FITNESS,SPEED,AGILITY,POWER,ENDURANCE,STRENGTH,BALANCE

PSYHOLOGICAL

ATTITUDE,MENTAL TOUGHNESS,WORK ETHIC,SELF-MOTIVATION,PASSION,DEDICATION,GOOD HABITS.

 
Kids Playing Soccer

0-7 YEARS OLD

Active start

Intro to physical activity.Touches on the ball in a fun, unstructured environment.
Dribbling,turning,recieving and striking the ball. Focus on the individual.

6-9 YEARS OLD

FUNdamentals

Skill developement in a structured,positive and fun environment.
Technical development of passing,recieving,dribbling and finishing.
Focising on 1v1 actions and promote game understanding and technical execution in small sided games.

Soccer Player
Football game

9-12 YEARS OLD

Learning to train

Acquire and develop football specific skills in a fun and productive environment. Introducing competions.
Focusing on refinement of movement of skills.
Developing skills in and out of possesion as well as transitions.Intro to basic tactical concepts and continue to develop the game and understanding through 7v7/9v9 games.

 
Soccer Practice

12-16 YEARS OLD

Training to develop

Continue to develop football - specific skills as players transtion to 11v11.
Competition makes players want to win and to be able to give 100 percent  but the main focus will be  still on trianing and developing skills. Introduce position specific roles and responsibilities and meeting physiological demands of the game.

16-19 YEARS OLD

Training to compete

Develop the player to meet physiological, technical and tactical demands of the game. Competition is provided to challenge and develop.
Training targets development and maintenance of technical and tactical skills.
Understanding position specific roles in relation to the game. Individual prep tailored to respective strengths and weaknesses.

Playing Soccer
Playing Soccer

19+

Training to win

Maximise the physiological,technical and tactical skills of the player so they peak in competitions.
Focus in training around performance and winning games as all athletes capacities should be fully established.
Training = High
volume = High
Intensity