1) To provide an opportunity for the youth of Southbury to play soccer. Everyone who wishes to play may do so, and it is the goal of the program to provide each player with the opportunity to play at his or her competitive level.2) To expand the educat

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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 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