What Is a Skill Centre Program?
The overarching purpose of the Canada Soccer Skill Centre model is to provide “access to high-quality programs where they can have fun with their friends, learn new skills and play the game in an appropriate format” (Canada Soccer Skill Centre Manual).
Skill Centre Goals
- To keep more young players involved in the game for longer by providing them with an enjoyable eperience with the game.
- Produce clear traininge guidelines for clubs so that they can deliver the best possible environment for young players in their region.
- Produce better players across Canada by increasing opportunity and access to be better training and competition for more young players
Skill Centre Principles:
- Training will be FUN
- Meaningful Feedback
- High Contact Time
- Training Resembles the Game