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Spring Pre Season Camp

Pre Season Camp

The Thunder Pre Season Camp is designed to challenge players at all playing levels. both technically and tactically. Training is dedicated to players looking to improve their foot skills, striking ability, agility and fitness before the spring season. The coaches will set up an environment that is both intense and challenging as well as a fun and good environment for the player’s technical and physical growth. The players will have fun as well as be challenged to improve regardless whether you are in recreation, junior academy, academy or in travel soccer.

 Development focus for this program:

 Younger Kids U6-U10:

 - Ball familiarity and soccer techniques: ball control, passing, shooting.

 - Basic motor skills like running, jumping and diving with and without the ball.

- Basic 1v1 and 2v2 attacking situations.

- Basic balance and coordination with and without the ball.

- Perception of team mates and opponents.

Older Kids U11 - U15:

 - Main soccer techniques: passing, ball control, turning and shooting.

 - Balance and coordination with and without the ball.

 - Effectiveness in 1v1 to 4v4 attacking and defending situations. More advanced decisions.

- Basic attacking principles in the game: creating space, support and movement.


Our standard training sessions include: 

  • Warm-up, demonstration of techniques and teaching of techniques while doing dynamic warm up with the ball and working on individual skills.
  • Topic for the Session: Teaching and using technique in an individual/small group setting as well as opposed eg. Passing, shooting, receiving, 1st touch, playing with head up 
  • Fun games incorporating topics
  •  Small Sided Games at the end of sessions to incorporate topics learned. (Games will be teaching situations or free play)
Camp Director & Camp Coach
Warren van der Westhuizen
Auburn Thunder Executive Director (USSF A License / National Youth License)
[email protected]


300 North Dean Road, Suite 5-184
Auburn, Alabama 36830

Phone: 404-713-5043
Email: [email protected]

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