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Total Soccer Fall 2020

TOTAL SOCCER FALL 2020 SEASON COMING SOON!!!
(REGISTRATION WILL OPEN BY AUGUST 15 FOR THE FALL 2020 SEASON.)


SATURDAY Sessions in Fall 2020:  (Saturday Sessions begin on Saturday September 12)
Completed: None
Remaining: Sep 12, Sep 19, Sep 26, Oct 3, Oct 10, Oct 17, Oct 24, Oct 31 (Nov 7: Rain Date - if needed)

FRIDAY Sessions in Fall 2020: (Friday Sessions begin on Friday September 18)

Completed: None
Remaining: Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 9, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6 (Nov 13: Rain Date - if needed)

AGE: U4 - U14 (3 1/2 to 13 years old)

DESCRIPTION: 8-week youth soccer program designed for development and fun at all skill levels.
We offer two programs, once a week (on Saturdays) or twice a week (on Fridays and Saturdays). 
Friday focus on practices and Saturday focus is game.
Each of the sessions are ~ 1 hour long.

LOCATION: Pleasant Valley Park, Fields 3 & 4
Field 3 & 4 are located towards the back of the park
Address:  3405 Valley Rd, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

COST: 
1 Day a week program - $145 ($105 for 2016 & 2015 birth year)
2 Day a week program - $220

BOYS SCHEDULE 

Birth Year

 

 

Friday Session

 

Saturday Session

2016/15

 

 

 

         N/A

 

TBD

2014

 

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2013

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2012

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2011

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2010

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2009

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2008

 

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2007 - 2006

 

 

 

TBD

 

TBD



GIRLS SCHEDULE

Birth Year

 

Friday - Session

 

Saturday Session

2016/15

 

 

 

          N/A

 

TBD

2014

 

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2013

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2012

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2011

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2010

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2009

 

 

TBD

 

TBD

2008 - 2006

 

 

 

TBD

 

TBD


PRE-SEASON SCHEDULE INFORMATION: Please register based on your desired program engagement, age and gender.
(i.e. Boys 2014 - 2006: Friday & Saturday session) The specific Friday & Saturday schedules will be posted 2 weeks prior to season start.
Sessions will be scheduled based on number of players that register per each age group & gender group.
Reminder - Friday and Saturday sessions are 1-hour long (approx.16 hours per season for the twice-a-week program).
Friday session will start at either 5 or 6 PM. 
Saturday session will start at 9 AM and continue every hour through the day until mid-afternoon session.
(Exact times for each gender / birth year will be published prior to season start.)

COACHING: Professional coaching provided during each session.
Professional Coaches supplied by our strategic training partner, the New York Red Bulls. 
The entire program is overseen by Mark Dutton, FC Berna's Director of Total Soccer.


COVID-19 SAFETY INFORMATION:
The safety of our players, staff and families is of the utmost importance to us.
We followed federal, state, local and NJ Youth Soccer guidelines to bring a safe & fun environment to everyone.
Following guidelines apply to all FC Berna Program Members:
* Please bring your own soccer ball and water bottle, clearly labeled to each session.
* Parents must indicate on TeamSnap if the player is attending or not for each session.
* Complete the FC Berna COVID-19 Health Questionnaire @ Home:
  (Required Prior to Each Session)
   Link to FC Berna COVID-19 Health Questionnaire
*  All Parents & Players please review and follow these FC Berna Parent and Player Return to Play Guidelines which contains additional information & guidance to be followed before, during and after each session.
Please reference our FC Berna Return to Play page for full details regarding our COVID-19 safety precautions. 

UNIFORM KIT: Club provides a game jersey (shorts and socks are not provided). Players can wear any comfortable clothing.  Soccer socks & shin guards are required. Sneakers or soccer cleats are fine. Soccer cleats not required but are the only type of cleats permitted. 

PRACTICE / GAME READINESS: 
PLAYERS:  Dress in comfortable clothing - as denoted in Uniform Kit above. Bring something to drink (with player name on it) and of course a smile. In addition due to current regulations and to ensure player safety, all players must bring your own soccer ball to each session.  Goals, cones, nets, etc. will be provided by the trainer and club.  
PARENTS: 
Come dressed in appropriate clothing based on the weather conditions. Outdoor folding chairs, blankets, etc. are recommended but please adhere to new social distancing parameters and wear masks when around others.  We typically encourage parents to chat with each other & encourage all players, but please refrain from "coaching" your child from the sidelines. Especially at this unique time we are asking parents either remain in their car during the session or if remaining at the park that they adhere to social distancing requirements and wear a face covering when around other the staff, players and other extended FC Berna family members. 

SCHEDULED UPDATE / WEATHER CANCELLATION:
Any schedule updates and / or cancellations will be posted within FCBerna.com home page, here on the Total Soccer Fall 2020 page, TeamSnap Calendar and send out an email to all registered players. Please be aware that we can and do practice and play in the rain. We actively monitor weather and field conditions to ensure player safety.  Always assume that Friday and/or Saturday sessions are proceeding as scheduled unless cancellation not is explicitly communicated. So please reference TeamSnap Calendar & this site for can any cancellations - there is no need to contact Total Soccer Director or Administrator since this web site has the latest information. 


TEAMSNAP INFORMATION:  
To facilitate team scheduling, tracking player attendance, communication, etc. TeamSnap is leveraged for each of the age groups. Information on the how to subscribe for free to your child's TeamSnap page will be sent to you prior to the season. 
Reminder - due to COVID-19 concerns, all parents must denote in TeamSnap if their child will or will NOT attend each session.

FC BERNA TOTAL SOCCER 2020 FALL CURRICULUM:
There is a wonderful curriculum scheduled each week for your child to grow and enjoy playing soccer.
For more information on what is scheduled to occur during each week's sessions.
Please review this Total Soccer Curriculum document.

FRIDAY vs SATURDAY OVERVIEW:
Friday sessions are designed as practice days for players to work on individual skills, technique, footwork, ball handling, scoring, etc.
Saturday sessions are designed for players to apply learned skills within a game like situation.

SOCCER SKILLS

As with any sport, the more you practice the better you become.  So players are encouraged to continue practicing at home. Our website includes videos for 70+ different soccer skills (see "Information" tab for link) that you can practice in your free time.

SOCCER BALL SIZE
Soccer Ball Size Recommendations:
Size 3 (Junior) 7 and younger
Size 4 (Youth) Ages 8 – 12
Size 5 (Adult) Ages 13+

QUALIFICATION: 
All levels are welcomed. 

BIRTH YEAR / GROUPS: 
As denoted by the grid above - to ensure fair play and enjoyable playing environment, in addition to following the US Youth Soccer Player Development guidelines; we try as best we can to group kids together by birth year. Due to registration numbers - some age groups will practice & play together, but coaches do remain focused on ensuring a fun & safe environment for all players - regardless of size or age.
In order to meet this objective - we strongly recommend that players participate with their defined age groups and gender.  


2016/2015 Sessions: The program for our youngest members is only available as a one day program, offered on Saturdays only.
Based on our decades of experience and US Youth Soccer recommendations; one day is the recommended amount of soccer training for these young age groups.  

FIRST TIME SOCCER PARENTS?
We recommend you read this wonderful article on US Youth Soccer.
It will give you a good introduction as to what to expect as a new soccer parent - on and off the field.
In addition offers good very good training material for all soccer / youth sports parents:
https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/what-parents-can-expect-from-their-first-soccer-experience/

CONTACTS: 
Program Director: Mark Dutton   [email protected]
Administration: Mike Williams  [email protected]
(Please email your program questions to Mike Williams.)

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN BY AUGUST 15 FOR THE FALL 2020 SEASON.

       


Total Soccer - Fall 2020: Registration Listing

Total Soccer - FC Berna Fall 2020

Total Soccer at FC Berna 
Ages 3.5 to 14 years of age for boys and girls.

Program offering- Total Soccer- by birth year
An 8 week program for all ages.
See Total Soccer Fall 2020 Page for additional details.

Schedule:
Specific session start times will be posted on FC Berna Total Soccer Fall 2020 page by September 5th.
Start times for will be based on the number of players that register per age & gender.
Below is the range for session start times:
Friday Sessions: Start 4 or 5 PM
Saturday Sessions Start: 9 AM - 3 PM
(Specific Start Times for your child's age / gender to published prior to season.)

Total Soccer Practices - Friday's starting September 18

Total Soccer Games - Saturday's starting September 12

Very Important!!! -
If you do not receive a confirmation email after registration is complete then email Mike at [email protected] 
It means you have unsubscribed to emails from our system. 
You must remain subscribed to FC Berna web site & TeamSnap emails to receive any important notification during the season.

Boys 2014 - 2006: Friday & Saturday

Registration opens on 08/15/2020 at 01:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/12/2020 to 11/21/2020
$220.00
Registration opens in:

Boys 2014 - 2006: Saturday Only

Registration opens on 08/15/2020 at 01:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/18/2020 to 11/21/2020
$145.00
Registration opens in:

Boys 2016 or 2015: Saturday

Registration opens on 08/15/2020 at 01:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/12/2020 to 11/21/2020
$105.00
Registration opens in:

Girls 2014 - 2006: Friday & Saturday

Registration opens on 08/15/2020 at 01:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/12/2020 to 11/21/2020
$220.00
Registration opens in:

Girls 2014 - 2006: Saturday Only

Registration opens on 08/15/2020 at 01:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/12/2020 to 11/21/2020
$145.00
Registration opens in:

Girls 2016 or 2015: Saturday

Registration opens on 08/15/2020 at 01:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/12/2020 to 11/21/2020
$105.00
Registration opens in:
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