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Players will work on developing foot skills, coordination, dribbling, passing, defending, shooting, throw-ins, speed and agility. They also learn teamwork and good sportsmanship. ABSC is dedicated to the health and well-being of our players. At this age we have a strict no header policy and we begin each practice with the FIFA-11+ warm-up to reduce injury.

-2 weekday practice per week from 4- 5:30pm or 5:30 - 7pm
-Optional FREE Skills Clinics during the week coached by professional staff
-Weekend game played on local Albany/Berkeley fields
-10-12 players per team; games: 7v7 or 8v8 with goalie; 25 minute halves with a 10 minute break.
-Parent volunteer team officials: coach, assistant coach and team manager

-Technical Staff provides on field support and age-appropriate standardized training curriculum
-First weeks of each season, practices include an ABSC trainer to run the required FIFA 11+ warm-up and to assist volunteer coaches with their practices.
-ABSC Lead Trainer supervises game days and youth referees officiate.

-Pre-season New Parent Meeting, Positive Coaching Alliance class and first aid class for parents
-Opening Day New Parent Meeting/orientation with Uniform pickup & free used gear table, and Tea, Manager Meeting and volunteer coaches' coaching clinic ( March 21st)

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