Academy Soccer Program

Developmental Academy Program 


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About Developmental Academy Program (DAP)

Our Developmental Academy program is designed for players aged 6, 7, and 8.  We provide a structured, yet empowering environment for young soccer players to learn to make decisions, make mistakes, and play with freedom within tactical structures while gaining technical skills to execute their decisions.  This program is beneficial for players interested in playing Travel Soccer.

  • Non-tryout program.

  • U7/U8 Program is for players born in 2012/2013

  • Practices are Monday and Fridays, and Games are Saturdays


U7/U8 Program

Training:

  1. Pool Play - The U7/U8 players will be separated by gender, and train in specific groups. 
  2. Game-Based Training - experiential learning, proven to increase motivation.
  3. Technical Skills In Context: Players will work on various skills that require decisions.
  4. Station work - An approach to encompass multiple methodologies and topics at once.
  5. Training Topics Decided after evaluation of the groups - then season-long plans will be formulated.

Games:

  1. Teams will be mixed up within the pool. 
  2. Game times will always be the same (schedules TBD)
  3. The score will not be kept, and the games may be constrained in different ways.
  4. The only purpose for games is for learning, not for winning.

 


Mission


It is our mission at Dynamo Soccer Club to help your child to become a better player and a better person.  This is our Club philosophy.   We are experienced in doing so with USSF and United Soccer Coaches approved teaching methods that allow for a holistically efficient player including components of psychological, physical, technical, and tactical growth.  Our age-appropriate training is always developmentally focused, meaning that the Dynamo Academy Program does NOT focus on winning, the Dynamo Academy Program focuses on developing your child’s character and skills at their own developmental pace.  We are dedicated to the development and preparation of players to express themselves in our Travel Program.

 

Contact Us:
Located at:
8175 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville VA 23111
Office Number:
804-730 6510
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