Academy Curriculum

With the US Soccer Federation youth development guidelines in mind, the Strikers Academy is based on the development of the essential techniques of soccer. These include:

It is also important that we include movement education within the Academy. We try to incorporate this into soccer exercises rather than just having players run laps. First, we build on a young player's movement experiences which they have already established. Second, the movements that we introduce are keys to injury prevention through development of agility, balance and coordination. Lastly, we introduce new movements that challenge the young players’ spatial awareness both on the ground and in the air.


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