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FUNdamentals Festivals: Preferred Training Model
Note: The application deadline to host a 2018 FUNdamentals Festival has passed. See below for a list of this year’s host communities
Alberta Soccer, with the support of Servus Credit Union, is supporting several new and returning FUNdamentals Soccer Festivals during the Spring/Summer of 2018. The Festivals, which teach the FIFA promoted Preferred Training Model to grassroots soccer players, help provide a positive base for communities to develop their grassroots soccer programs upon. The model focuses on teaching technical skills in a FUN atmosphere. Alberta Soccer Licensed Coaches teach the Preferred Training Model to community coaches, who then gain the skills to run the model on their own with U9 players.
NCCP FUNdamentals Training for 8-16 Volunteer Coaches
Afternoon Festival for 80 U9 children run by Volunteer Coaches
Up to $2,000 grant for new communities and up to $1,000 for returning communities who meet requirements
$500 Coach Honorarium Grant for Community
Watch the following video for a fantastic explanation of what the Preferred Training Model is!
“Nature decrees that children should be children before they become adults. If we try to alter this natural order, they will reach adulthood prematurely but with neither substance nor strength” -Jean Jacques Rousseau