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Lil’ Strikers FUNdamentals -

U6/7/8 Divisions for Children Born 2010, 2011 and 2012



Lil' Strikers FUNdamentals:

  •    Divisions are separate for boys and girls
  •    Sessions are guided by a certified/qualified staff trainer and parent volunteer coach
  •    Small team numbers so players get maximum touches
  •    No scores or standings are kept


Program Details:

  •    Runs from June - August
  •    2 evenings per week for 1 hour (1 practice, 1 game)
  •    Boys' sessions are Mondays and Wednesday evenings
  •    Girls' sessions are Tuesday and Thursday evenings

Program Overview:

  •    Game duration is 30-45 minutes for U6/U7/U8
  •    U6 Players play 3 v 3 no GK with size 3 ball, maximum of 6 players for game day roster size.
  •    U7 Players play 4 v 4 no GK with size 3 ball, maximum of 8 players for game day roster size.
  •    U8 Players 5 v 5 with size 3 ball, maximum of 10 players for game day roster size.
  •    No throw-ins, pass in or dribble in when the ball goes out of bounds.
  •    Retreat line will start at the 1/2 way line.
  •    No trials necessary for these age groups, everyone is welcome with equal playing time in all  positions.
  •    Small Sided Games will be facilitated by OSA Certified Game Leaders.
  •    OSA Recreational Matrix will be used for goal size and field size.
  •    Lil' Striker Trainers and Coaches are required to have a Fundamental, MED and RIS certification.


Lil' Strikers FUNdamentals Soccer Sessions are divided into 3 parts:

  •     Physical Literacy; repetition of movement to develop balance and motor skills
  •     Introduction to Soccer; establish a relationship between the ball and player
  •     Players learn basic rules of soccer through fun games

Registration Includes:

  •    Full uniform (jersey, soccer socks & soccer shorts)
  •    Participation award presented at the end of the season
  •    Digital Team Photo
  •    Size 3 Soccer Ball
  •    Soccer Day is on September 8
Click here to register your son or daughter!
If you are new to UMSC, set up the profile in your name (parent or guardian) and then add your child as a player. Once you do that you will see the Lil' Striker Soccer Development options for your child's age group.

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