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Winter Futsal

                                                                           Futsal Sunday's 
Futsal is very popular in South America and Europe and has proven benefits for player development. The BEST FC Futsal program will be staffed by BEST FC full-time directors and coaches.

Three sessions are offered. The program will be held on Sunday’s from 2:45pm-7:45pm at Teamworks Northboro. Registration for BEST FC Futsal is limited to only 20 players per time slot. We recommend registering ASAP to avoid any disappointment!

Each week, players will participate in 30 minutes of Futsal activities and small sided games focused on receiving, passing, dribbling, and shooting under pressure. Players will finish the session with 30 minutes of round-robin Futsal matches. 

 SESSION 1     
Age GroupDatesTimeFee 
 U9-U10 Girls       11/17-12/29
7 weeks 
2:45-3:45   $115     
U10 Girls Elite11/17-12/29
7 weeks
U9 Boys11/17-12/29
7 weeks
U10 Boys11/17-12/29
7 weeks
U11-U15 Boys 11/17-12/29       
7 weeks
Age GroupDatesTimeFee    
U8 Boys/Girls                  1/5-2/16            7 weeks2:45-3:45          $115         
U9-U11 Girls and Boys1/5-2/16
7 weeks
U12-U16 Girls1/5-2/16
7 weeks
U12-U16 Boys1/5-2/16
7 weeks

Age GroupDatesTimeFee 
U8 Boys/Girls       2/23-3/15             
4 weeks
2:45-3:45  $65      
U9-U11 Girls2/23-3/15
4 weeks
U9-U11 Boys2/23-3/15
4 weeks
U12-U16 Girls2/23-3/15
4 weeks
U12-U16 Boys2/23-3/15
4 weeks

Why play Futsal this winter?

(according to Mike Skubala, FA futsal elite performance manager and head coach of the England team)

1. It helps your players to improve
There is lots of anecdotal evidence about the role futsal has played in the development of many of the world’s top players - Marcelo, De Bruyne, Neymar and Ronaldo are just a few. Research is telling us that the constraints futsal puts on players is the reason why players get better. Futsal can help players develop their ability to play in tight situations, pass more accurately, become better at quick decision-making and understand tactics.

2. It's harder than just playing 5-a-side football indoors
If you strip futsal back to its component parts, it’s actually harder to play than 5-a-side football. In futsal you can’t just stand at the back and pass it and not worry about anything else. Similarly, in futsal you can’t take the easy option and play off the wall and get it back. If you play by the constraints [see below] futsal is harder to play than 5-a-side football. It’s because of this that it is so beneficial in terms of developing better players and better athletes.

3. It includes challenging constraints
If you want to give your players a new and challenging experience, it's important that you stay true to the principles and constraints of futsal – otherwise you’re not going to get anything different for the kids than going indoors and playing 5 a-side.

It is really important to:

  • play to lines, even if the courts are small and not off the walls
  • use futsal sized goals (3m x 2m) – if you only have letterbox sized goals put cones inside the goals to make the goals smaller
  • use the appropriate size of futsal ball: size three for U12s and size four for above
  • stick to the laws of the game such as the number of players on court.

4. It has social benefits
Due to the quick nature and high intensity of the game the five players on court regularly swap with those on the bench. Young players can be challenged to organise this process themselves which can have a positive social benefit. Additionally, when they are on the side they’re looking, learning and developing their understanding of the game. Don’t think that the resting players aren’t involved - if the intensity of the practice is right the players will need the rolling substitutions.

5. It provides physical rewards
In Futsal there are a lot of different types of physical contact and as a coach you’ve got the benefit of creating individual contacts by making spaces smaller and closer together. It is a great way for players to develop their
skills of shielding and protecting the ball.

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