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Futsal - Winter 2024

FUTSAL is back for the 2023/24 season!
 

Futsal League is back again! Futsal offers a unique and effective platform for developing soccer players' technical, tactical, physical, and mental abilities. It's emphasis on ball control, decision-making, and teamwork can greatly benefit aspiring soccer players and provide a strong foundation for success in both futsal and outdoor soccer.  Just in case you have never seen or heard of Futsal before, watch this!

** This program is open to players of all skill levels, including Waterloo United Recreational players **
 

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The Futsal League Winter session, will kick off on Saturday, January 6th, 2024 and will run until March 9th, 2024. Futsal will be held every Saturday, except on February 17th.

Each division will have limited spots per division; we encourage athletes to register at their earliest convenience to secure a place within the league.

Please NOTE that there are no SET teams in this league.

Athletes will have opportunities to play alongside different players and different competition each week. Teams and playing times will be provided each week ahead of the Saturday games. Coordinators will be in contact with you.

This will ensure a balanced, fun and competitive environment each week. Athletes, if no GKs are available, will need to rotate in goal. All athletes are expected to be brave to take turns in the net. 

If you have any questions or concerns please email, admin@waterloounited.com.


PROGRAM DETAILS

First Block
January 6th, 2024 - March 9th, 2024 (9 weeks of games)

Registration
$150

*REFER A FRIEND FOR A $20 CREDIT*

Location:
University of Waterloo - UW Columbia Ice Fields

Address
220 Columbia St W, Waterloo, ON N2L 0A1

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Schedule:
Every Saturday (except February 17th, 2024)

U12-U14 Age Divisions will run from 6 PM - 7:50 PM

U15-U18 Age Divisions will run from 8 PM - 9:50 PM

Girls Division
U12-U14
Kick Off: 6PM & 7PM

U15-U18
Kick Off: 8PM & 9PM

Boys Division
U12-U14
Kick Off: 6PM, 7PM & 8PM

U15-U16
Kick Off: 9PM Only


6 Benefits of Playing Futsal for Player Development

  1. Improves Technical Skills: Futsal places a strong emphasis on ball control, dribbling, passing, and shooting in tight spaces. Players have more opportunities to touch the ball and make decisions, which can significantly enhance their technical abilities.
  2. Enhances Decision-Making: Futsal is a fast-paced game that requires quick thinking and decision-making. Players must make split-second choices on when to pass, dribble, or shoot, helping them develop their soccer IQ.
  3. Boosts Confidence: With its smaller playing area and reduced number of players, futsal allows individuals to be more involved in the game. This increased involvement can boost a player's confidence and encourage them to take on leadership roles.

4. Improves Creativity: Futsal encourages creativity and improvisation. Players learn to use different techniques, such as fakes, feints, and skill moves, to beat opponents and create scoring opportunities.

5. Enhances Fitness and Conditioning: Futsal is an intense workout that improves cardiovascular fitness, agility, and endurance. The constant movement and high-intensity nature of the game help players stay in shape.

6. Develops Defensive Skills: In futsal, players often participate in both attacking and defensive roles. This provides a well-rounded understanding of the game and helps players develop defensive skills such as tackling, intercepting passes, and positioning.

COME AND TRAIN WITH US THE BVB WAY!