PHILOSOPHY

“Achieve excellence in everything you do” is our club philosophy and symbolises everything we are about. We all develop together, whether it be players, parents or coaches. We all develop by helping each other and this is the greatest lesson we can implement as individuals, as a club and as a community. All of our players give their all in everything, whether it be through training, fitness sessions, games or team bonding sessions. 

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Ball retention (possession) is the foundation of our football philosophy for both the individual player and the team. Both are important as players learn to keep the ball as individuals, the team can also keep possession of the ball. You need the ball to score and the other team cannot score without the ball.

 

The Player

We focus on technique, decision making and tactical knowledge
 

The Team

We use ‘The 6P’s of Football’ for our players and teams:

  1. Passing

  2. Pressing

  3. Patience

  4. Possession

  5. Penetration

  6. Positioning

 

Most importantly we give the freedom to our girls to express themselves, make their own decisions and allow their individual personalities to shine. 

 

The Player

  1. Players must listen and respect their coaches at all times
     

  2. Our coaches aim to promote an environment which allows players to:
    • enjoy the game of football
    • develop individual skill and technique
    • be part of a team

  3. We coach our players to learn to play in every position on the pitch as we want them to develop into great ‘all-round footballers’
     

  4. Our coaches aim to enhance players football knowledge and understanding of the game so they can adapt to different situations on the pitch

  5. When playing in a certain position during training or on match day players must accept the role and show 100% commitment.
     

The Team

  1. All girls aim to give 100% in every moment in the game; whether that results in a win, loss or draw.
     

  2. Players learn how to both win and lose a game of football. Regardless of the outcome the team should always adhere to
    • Win/lose in a respectful manner
    • Always learn from their mistakes
    • Prepare for their next challenge

     

  3. Blaming team mates if they make a mistake is not accepted, it’s a team game and everyone makes mistakes
     

Teams will learn to:

• encourage their team mates in a positive way
• help each other to improve by offering good advice
• be a role model on and off the pitch