Spring 2009 CYA U8 Soccer Team Yellow Jackets

Tuesday Practice

  • Our practice field is EDS field (EDS Field Google Map) at Centreville Rd and Wall Rd.
  • Our practice time is Tuesday evening from 5:15 - 6:30 pm
  • Practice syllables can be found here
  • Our practice goal is keep it simple and have fun.

Friday Training

  • Our soccer academy training is at Word of Grace Christian Center (13832 Redskin Dr, Herndon, VA 20171). WOG Google Map
  • Training time is Friday evening from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Saturday Game Schedule (Snack Schedule)

All games are on the EDS fields, same as practice fields.

  • 04/18: 1:00pm
  • 04/25: 11:00am
  • 05/02: 12:00pm
  • 05/09: 9:00am
  • 05/16: 1:00pm
  • 05/30: 10:00am
  • 06/06: 11:00am
  • 06/13: 1:00pm

Picture Day

  • When: Saturday, May 16 at between 9:00 and 3:00. Arrive 90 minutes before game time or directly after the game, but no later than 3pm.
  • Where: Rachel Carson Middle School

Team Roster

  • Anand, Nishanth
  • Anderson, Braeden Isaac
  • Anderson,Kahlil
  • Cappellari, Joseph (jay) Stephen
  • Clough, Noah Wyatt
  • Delcid, Fernando Josue
  • Doolittle, Griffin Lee
  • Gupta, Mannit
  • Lee, Michael
  • Li, Justin E
  • Rowson, David Furness
  • Uppor, Ankith

Please Bring

  • Size 3 soccer ball
  • Uniform
  • Soccer cleats
  • Soccer socks
  • Shinguard
  • Water bottles
  • Sun screen

Please do NOT bring

  • Jewelry such as earrings, bracelets, necklaces etc.

Parents should

  • Cheer for all members of both teams
  • Do not shout instructions to the players
  • Absolutely respect game referees.
  • Respect members and coaches of the opposing team
  • Stay off the field of play
  • No littering
  • Remember it's all about soccer fun.

U8 Game Rules to Note

  • 4 vs 4 or 5 vs 5 if agreed by both guest team and ref
  • Game is played with two halves of 20 min and a 5 min half time break
  • No goalie
  • No offside
  • All free kicks are direct kicks
  • No penalty kicks
  • Game results are NOT recorded

Basic game rules
* Kick off
* Goal kick
* Throw in
* Corner kick
Basic skills
* Dribble the ball
* Stop the ball
* Change of directions
+ Three players form a team.
- Change direction with inside of foot
- Change direction with outside of foot
* Shoot the ball with both left and right feet
* Passing the ball
* Shield the ball
Team playing
* Appreciation of space
* Play formation
- Diamond formation,
- Triangle formation
* Offensive play
* Defensive play
* Corner kick
* Throw in
* Player with the ball
* Players without the ball
* Rotate players to all positions

Drills

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