Kickin' Kickers is a program designed by Garrett Stark who played recreational, competitive, high school, and college soccer. All in all, he has more than 26 years of experience (playing and coaching) in the sport. The Kickin' Kickers program is for children age 2 ½ to 7 years old. The Kickin' Kickers program is designed to help children learn balance, coordination, and motor skills along with basic soccer skills. With the alarming rate of childhood obesity in the US, the Kickin' Kickers program also gives children a way to learn general physical fitness which will give them a foundation for exercising and good health for many years to come. Below you will find the details of the classes we offer as well as our upcoming class schedule. If you have any questions after reviewing the below information, please contact Garrett 382-4674 or email@example.com
2014 Spring Kickin' Kickers Class Schedule
Wallaroos & Kangaroo Classes:
Spring Session #1 (5:00pm - 5:40pm)
Class meets twice a week on:
Mondays and Thursdays - March 3rd through March 27th.
Spring Session #2 (5:00pm - 5:40pm)
Class meets twice a week on:
Mondays and Thursdays - April 7th through May 1st.
Wallabies - aka Mommy, Daddy, & Me (2 ½ to 3 ½ year olds)
These classes are a great child development program for 2 ½ to 3 ½ year olds. In the Wallabies classes, we use soccer as a fun way to encourage, balance, coordination, and motor skill development. These classes also create a positive bonding experience between parents and their children.
In the Wallabies classes, a parent participates in the games and activities along with their children and coaches. These classes are fun and exciting for children and their parents. Children will learn colors, numbers, and shapes, as well as balance, and foot - eye coordination. These classes are a great way to introduce your child to interacting in a group setting while having fun and also getting exercise! We offer these classes year round.
Wallabies classes are 40 minutes long and meet twice a week for 4 weeks
The ratio for our Wallabies classes is 10:1 with parents also on the field
Wallaroos is our youngest age group without parent participation. These classes are for children 3 ½ to 4 years old. These classes are is designed to help these young children transition into what is likely their first structured group activity without a parent by their side. The Wallaroos curriculum is built around the need for physical developmental of these beginning soccer players. Wallaroos classes will help children improve motor skills while also building self esteem by learning how to interact with other children without their parent on the field.
A typical session consists of: a warm up, an introduction of the day's topic, skill demonstrations and fun games designed to teach a soccer skills in a fun way. Daily topics will consist of dribbling, trapping/passing, shooting, etc.. Wallaroos will also be introduced to teamwork and cooperation. Small sided games will also be introduced. The overall emphasis will always be - Having Fun!!
Wallaroos classes are 40 minutes long and meets twice a week for 4 weeks
Kangaroo classes are focused on more soccer specific skills and it is where most children begin a lifelong love of the game. These classes promote the learning of soccer specific skills such as, dribbling, passing/receiving, and shooting. Kids are introduced to sportsmanship and team play as small-sided games are involved each class. Kangaroos will be encouraged to move onto the Micro League after completion.
Kangaroos classes are 40 minutes long and meets twice a week for 4 weeks
Gray Kangaroos - Micro Soccer League (4 to 5 year olds)
Red Kangaroos - Micro Soccer League (6 to 7 year olds)
Micro Leagues are non-competitive, developmental leagues for kids 4-7 years designed to enhance individual and team skills; with an emphasis on fun. Micro Leagues are for kids who have played soccer before either in Kickin' Kickers or another program.
Format for Micro League:
Classes are 50 min. long with the first 20 min. of instruction and last 30 min. of games.
Teams will play 4 v 4
Everyone gets equal playing time
There will be no keepers
No score keeping or league standings