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Highland Youth Soccer Club

New Jersey Rush School of Excellence

The School of Excellence’s mission is to provide a high level and exciting training program for U10 - U14 boys and girls. The six-week program is designed to further develop the individual player’s relationship with the ball and to stimulate his or her desire to play soccer. The program will provide an environment which promotes quality soccer education, healthy competition and freedom to play and enjoy the game.

The curriculum will cover important topics such as:

  • Dribbling, 1 v 1 moves and fundamental Coerver and iSoccer skills.
  • Finishing, the technical aspects of shooting. Accuracy and Power will be highly emphasized during the training sessions.
  • Passing, striking the ball with a variety of surfaces, deception and the weight of your pass will be introduced
  • Receiving and turning with the ball
  • Shielding, protecting the ball with the body
  • Heading, introduction with the older age groups
  • Attacking, individual and small group tactics, including combinational play and small group shapes, triangles and diamonds will be introduced
  • Defending, individual and small group tactics

If your desire and passion is to grow and excel in the game of soccer, then the School of Excellence is for you.

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