Joga Bonito ~ Youth Soccer Skills And Development
Playing soccer has been an influential aspect of my life growing up that has allowed me to appreciate my personal health while being supportive and encouraging those around me to do the same. Helping kids develop in soccer has been a huge passion of mine that I've always wanted to explore. I'm very excited to make the most of this opportunity!
The most rewarding thing I get from mentoring and helping develop youth soccer players is the grattitude in helping them reach their full potential. I really resonate with the idea of self improvement and with this opportunity, I love working with youth to help them see this too.
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Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
When working with a new trainee, I usually like to set time outside of the initial session to establish a personalized traning plan depending on the needs of the trainee. I have experiences playing as a defender, midfielder, and striker which makes it easier for me to facilitate these sessions. Whether it be spending time on how to strike a ball for accuracy or power, understanding the technique and art of passing, or defending 1 on 1 situations, the initial evaluation will be tailored to what the trainee is looking to receive from training with me.
After the initial evaluation is made, I will set aside some time at home developing a personalized training plan before implementing it on the day of the session.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
- 20 years of youth soccer experience at club, high school, and collegiate club levels.
- Freshman walk-on at Collegiate Club Soccer Team
- Olympic Development Program (Norcal State)
- Team Captain of Varsity Soccer Team x 3 years
- Team Captain of Club Soccer Team x 3 years
- All League 1st Team x 2 seasons
- All League 2nd Team x 1 season
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
Individual session (1.5 hour session) = $40
Pack of 4 individual sessions (1.5 hour sessions) = $145
What types of students have you worked with?
I have worked with kids between the ages of 6-8. However, I am very open and flexible in working with youth of all ages.