Nether Soccer Summer Camps 2014

EPYSA / Nether Development Camps for Field Players and Goalkeepers



Nether has partnered with EPYSA to run our long-running Summer Camp programming. These camps will be held at Chester Park so very convenient for Nether area families in June and July!


Who better to take on the role of teaching local players than our state association? They know what regional and national coaches look for in players and are the top coaches in the area. Take the opportunity to be trained by nationally licensed coaches  and members of the state’s Olympic Development and educational staff at our camps and grow as a player.


Field Players Technical/Tactical Training Topics:

  • First touch and receiving ground and air balls
  • 1v1 attack and dribbling
  • Shielding and turning
  • Passing for accuracy for short and long balls
  • Field vision and taking looks
  • 1v1 defending and tackling
  • Shooting and finishing under pressure to score goals
  • Heading to pass and to  goal
  • Functional play by positions – role of player in team shape and system of play
  • Player fitness and warm-up
  • Attacking principles in small groups 2v2, 3v3
  • Defending principles in small groups 2v2, 3v3
  • Restarts – throw-ins and free kicks


Goal Keepers Technical/Tactical Training Topics:

  • Keeper fitness and warm-up
  • Footwork, body shape and stance, catching balls and shot stopping
  • Punching, parrying, handling air balls and crosses
  • Getting set and diving for high or low balls
  • Distribution – hands and feet, kicking and throwing to keep possession
  • Set up wall on free kicks
  • Communication, moving on and off line
  • 1v1 confrontations
  • Directing defense starting the attack
  • 11v11/8v8 starting attack and 11v11/8v8 defending in final third


Why choose our day camps?

  • A staff composed of USSF nationally licensed coaches
  • Optimal camper-to-coach ratio
  • Complimentary Nike ball and t-shirt
  • The opportunity for parents to enroll in coaching education courses at your club
  • High energy sessions for competitive players
  • Education sessions/discussions centering on good nutrition, FIFA Rules and U.S. National teams
  • Techniques and training methods for preventing sports injuries
  • Emphasis on technical and tactical training for individual and small sided games
  • Modern Training methods to give players self-confidence to be successful
  • Written Player assessment by professional nationally licensed coaches
  • Field players, strikers and goal keepers training        
  • Travel teams get team training sessions about attacking and defending in groups 4v4, 6v6, 8v8
  • All sessions will emphasize player development in a stress-free, fun environment.

Schedule and Registration Link

Wallingford, PA

June 22-25

9 am-1 pm

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Wallingford, PA

July 27-30

9 am-1 pm

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