Balcatta FC's Summer Academy Program is an out of season program for both the NPL and NPL Pathway players.
Session focus on Skill Acquisition and individual technical skill development. Player’s tactical insight and ability is also developed at the same time, using the ‘hidden learning’ approach.
Sessions are taken by the clubs Junior NPL Coaches and NPL Pathway coaches during November & December. The focus of sessions is on individual skill development, and using the "hidden learning" approach to develop the players tactical knowledge and ability.
Whats is all about?
What is it?
Small-sided football games & skill specific drills
Who is it for?
Boys and girls aged 8-16
Players within the Balcatta FC NPL Academy & Pathway Programs
When is it played?
November & December
2x Session per week
What does it look like?
Team-based games of 4v4, 7v7 and 9v9 etc
Technical Skill based drills