Kids love to play soccer! Soccer is the fastest growing sport for kids in the United States and California has some of the largest and most competitive soccer programs in the nation. Elite Kids is one of the few professional youth sports providers that offers instructional soccer to the very young athlete. Taught in our outdoor soccer classroom, our program provides structured but fun instruction on fundamental soccer skills, strategies and mechanics. Great foundations begin at a young age and this program will give your child an excellent head start!
Tutsi Goals (Ages 1-2 ½ years. Parent and Me) 30 minutes
This class introduces our youngest athletes to the exciting game of soccer! With a parent by their side, our tiniest students are exposed to the basic movements, balance, foot contact, overall goals, and general concepts of soccer. Using special balls and equipment designed for toddlers, students will learn foundational skills of kicking, collecting, moving with the ball, and awareness of group play. Students will also be introduced to basic game rules related to direction of play, scoring, and use of feet. Little ones LOVE to have their own class and soccer is fun, action oriented and instantly rewarding!
SoccerBees (Ages 2½ - 4 years) 45 minutes
This class introduces preschool athletes to the fun, athleticism and camaraderie of soccer! Emphasis is placed on basic elements of forward ball movement, forward passing, trapping, collecting, kicking and scoring. Students are introduced to the group dynamics of play, teamwork and sportsmanship. Coaches will lay a fun foundation for the conditioning and fitness that will be required of (and will distinguish!) our future soccer players!
Kickeroos (Ages 4-6 years) 1 hour
This class is designed to prepare 4- 6 year olds for AYSO and other team soccer programs. Kickeroos will learn ball movement, dribbling, trapping, collecting, and scoring. They will learn forward and side passing and will be introduced to using both feet in ball movement. With a continued focus on the object of the game, students will gain an understanding of team play and the general rules and strategies of soccer. Kickeroos will have a great head start to joining a competitive soccer team!