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Total Soccer Fall 2019

TOTAL SOCCER FALL 2019 SEASON IS OVER!
WE HOPE EVERYONE HAD A WONDERFUL TIME THIS SEASON.
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON FC BERNA TOTAL SOCCER WINTER PROGRAM!
PLEASE VISIT THIS SITE IN JANUARY 2020 FOR SPRING SEASON DETAILS.


SATURDAY Sessions in Fall 2019:
Completed: Sep 7, Sep 14, Sep 21, Sep 28, Oct 5, Oct 12, Oct 19, Oct 26 (FINAL DAY)
Remaining: None

FRIDAY Sessions in Fall 2019:

Completed: Sep 6, Sep 13, Sep 20, Sep 27, Oct 4, Oct 11, Oct 18, Oct 25 (FINAL DAY)
Remaining: None

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). 
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

BOYS SCHEDULE 

Birth Year

 

 

Friday Session

 

Saturday Session

2016/15

 

 

 

         N/A

 

9AM - 10AM

2014

 

 

 

4PM - 5PM

 

1PM - 2PM

2013

 

 

4PM - 5PM

 

2PM - 3PM

2012

 

 

4PM - 5PM

 

1PM - 2PM

2011

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

2PM - 3PM

2010

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

12PM - 1PM

2009

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

12PM - 1PM

2008

 

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

12PM - 1PM

2007 - 2006

 

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

12PM - 1PM



GIRLS SCHEDULE

Birth Year

 

Friday - Session

 

Saturday Session

2016/15

 

 

 

          N/A

 

9AM - 10AM

2014

 

 

 

4PM - 5PM

 

12PM - 1PM

2013

 

 

4PM - 5PM

 

11AM - 12PM

2012

 

 

4PM - 5PM

 

11AM - 12PM

2011

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

10AM - 11AM

2010

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

10AM - 11AM

2009

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

10AM - 11AM

2008 - 2006

 

 

 

5PM - 6PM

 

10AM - 11AM


COACHING: Professional coaching provided during each session.
Professional Coaches supplied by our strategic partner, the New York Red Bulls, and the coaching is overseen by Mark Dutton, FC Berna's director of Total Soccer.
Sessions are 1-hour long (approx.16 hours per season for the twice-a-week program).

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

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. Soccer balls, goals, 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. We encourage parents to chat with each other & encourage all players, but please refrain from "coaching" your child from the sidelines. 

SCHEDULED UPDATE / WEATHER CANCELLATION:
Any schedule updates and / or cancellations will be posted within FCBerna.com home page, here on the Total Soccer Fall 2019 page 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 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. 


FC Berna Total Soccer 2019 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.

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.

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.)

NEW REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THE FALL SEASON.
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON FC BERNA TOTAL SOCCER WINTER PROGRAM!
PLEASE VISIT THIS SITE IN JANUARY 2020 FOR SPRING SEASON DETAILS.

      

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