Travel U11 & U12

Pomperaug Soccer Club has separate boys and girls teams, with teams entered in either A, B or C brackets (varying with registrations). All the teams travel to play teams in Northwest District towns. Games are 9v9 with 35 minute halves and a size 4 ball. Practice is generally twice a week with games on Saturdays or Sundays.

Basic skills and concepts learned during U11/12:

  • Heading
  • Crossing
  • Passing timing, weight and accuracy
  • Juggling
  • One touch/two touch
  • Shooting angles & accuracy
  • Dribbling and risk taking
  • Shielding and attacking, pressure
  • Communication
  • Decision making
  • Watching higher level play
  • Training for flexibility, speed, strength, agility
  • More Goalkeeper development