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Revs Group Training Nights for 3rd, 4th, 5th and 5th Grade teams - Spring 2017
Submitted by wysa on Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:31
Group Training Night with the REVS for the Spring 2017 season will run midweek for our travel-team age groups (3rd Grade and older) at Mylod fields under the supervision of the New England Revolution coaches. They are designed to help players improve their individual technical skills, and use those skills in play within small groups in a game-like environment.
Group Night Training schedule for Spring 2017
Mondays; 3rd Grade teams
Tuesdays; 4th Grade teams
Wednesdays; 5th Grade teams
Thursdays; 6th Grade teams
The sessions are an hour and fifteen minutes in duration. Boys and girls run separately and this Spring 2017 season, the girls will run from 4-5.15pm, boys will run from 5.15-6.30pm. These times will be moved as the season progresses to allow for daylight.
All travel team coaches from 3rd thru 6th grade teams are asked to bring their team to their age group's designated practice night, use a Revs curriculum (provided in advance) and to lead their players through a practice - helping improve each player’s technical play - with the support of 2 Revs coaches.
Coaches may then sign up for a second team-specific practice – and may chose to continue to work on those skills, or tactical/team issues at their discretion.
The purpose is to improve the experience for players and coaches alike. Coaches do not need to develop a practice plan, but will be able to review the evening’s plan in advance (including online videos), and the players will learn skills, terminology and tactics as part of a natural progression.
Walpole team coaches (or assistant coaches) need to attend the Group Night practice and run their team through the curriculum. The REVS coaches are not there to do it for us, but to step in and demonstrate or offer guidance whenever helpful. Please arrive a few minutes early for Group Night to get set up and make full use of their expertise.