MIDFIELD MAESTRO

WHEN: November 9-12 / M-TH
5:00-7:00 pm

WHERE: ROBERT CROWN TURF FIELDS │1801 Main St. │ Evanston, IL 60202

WHO: All players U7-U19 are welcome!

COST: $275 per player for training

OUTLINE AND EXPECTATIONS

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE MIDFIELD MAESTRO COURSE?

Specific technical instruction on the skills and decision-making ability required for the various types of midfielders.

Players will be coached by a member of the Evanston Soccer Association (Team Evanston and CFJ North Shore) professional coaching staff.

All sessions will be designed by a licensed professional staff coach.

Encouragement and instruction tailored for each participating player.

Training games, activities, and repetition designed for players to develop their ability to command the ball and command the space around the ball.


HOW DOES THE COURSE DELIVER ITS TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION?

  • Specific technical instruction during the conditioned small-sided games
  • Builds each day’s training session from simple to complex
  • Gradually introduces pressure and tighter spaces to allow players to move through the instruction with confidence


DAILY TRAINING SESSION THEMES

Players participating in our small-sided games program will experience the following:

DAY 1 Short range passing and receiving technique | Combination play to escape tight space | Breaking the line with a through pass

DAY 2 Overloading central areas | Creating space to score | Turning under pressure | Finding the final pass (assisting pass)

DAY 3 Passing over distance | Crossing from the attacking and middle thirds | Overloading wide areas

DAY 4 Playing through the 3rds | Supporting the play in between the opponent’s lines | Attacking runs from deep positions

DAY 5 Rainout | Used only once if a day previous camp day is rained out

*Exact themes may change based on the groups needs and abilities.

SESSION OUTLINE

Players participating in our small-sided games program will experience the following:

  • 5:00 – 5:10 Player briefing on daily training core value and session
  • 5:10 – 5:20 Player warm-up and muscle activation
  • 5:20 – 5:40 Technical repetition using whole-part-whole teaching
  • 5:45 – 6:00 Conditioned small-sided game #1 targeting specific
  • 6:05 – 6:25 Conditioned small-sided game #2 (progression of game #1)
  • 6:30 – 6:50 Small-sided scrimmage
  • 6:50 – 7:00 Cool down

Open Registrations

Winter Registration is Open! ()
Registration Deadline:Nov 05
3v3 Winter Training (Nov 16–Nov 19)
NOVEMBER 16-19 / M-TH 5:00 - 7:00 pm All players U7-U19 are welcome!
Midfield Maestro Winter Clinic (Nov 09–Nov 12)
November 9-12 / M-TH 5:00-7:00 pm All players U7-U19 are welcome!