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Rec Futsal Academy

Loudoun Soccer is proud to offer its Rec Futsal Academy, held Saturday mornings in January and February at the PAC (Play to Win Athletic Center) in Ashburn.

About Futsal

Futsal is an indoor version of soccer that develops a player’s skill on the ball in tight spaces, speed of play, and is tons of fun. Futsal comes from the Spanish term "fútbol sala" or "fútbol de salón." The term is commonly translated as “indoor football.” Futsal is played on a hard surface which creates a very fast-moving game. This is a great way for players to develop their technical skills and tactical awareness in tight spaces.

Benefits of Futsal:

  • Grows game intelligence – develops quicker reflexes, faster thinking, and more accurate passing
  • Improves 1v1 technical skills & creativity – emphasizes ball control and technical skill in tighter spaces
  • Enhances overall balance, agility, coordination, ball mastery, passing, receiving, etc. – which all translate to outdoor soccer
  • Maximizes player enjoyment in small-sided, competitive, & fun environment with experienced trainers
“When I was a young boy in Argentina, I played futsal in the streets and in a club. It was great fun and made me the player I am today.”  – Lionel Messi

“Futsal is an excellent way for children to develop their skills and understanding of the game. My technique and my dribbling skills came from playing futsal.” – Ronaldinho

“In Portugal, all we played growing up was Futsal. The smaller court helped my footwork skills, the nature of the game made me feel so free when I played. If it wasn’t for Futsal, I would definitely not be the player I am today.” – Cristiano Ronaldo

Rec Futsal Academy Overview:

  • Once per week program on Saturdays for 7 weeks
  • One 55 minute session per week
  • Each session consists of instruction on futsal-related techniques and tactics, followed by futsal scrimmages
  • All sessions led by professional coaches
  • Small-group training (max of 12 players per group) to ensure individual attention

Location:

All sessions take place at The PAC (the Play to Win Athletic Center):

44600 Guilford Dr #100, Ashburn, VA 20147
https://www.thepacva.com/

Schedule:

Program dates: All sessions on Saturdays
January 9, 16, 23, 30
February 6, 13, 20
Makeup date: February 27

Boys:

Grades 3-4: 9 AM and 11 AM (two sessions available)

Grades 5-6: 9 AM and 11 AM (two sessions available)

Grades 7-8: 11 AM

Girls:

Grades 3-4: 9 AM and 10 AM (two sessions available)

Grades 5-8: 10 AM

What to Wear/Bring:

Players are expected to wear/bring the following items:

  • Indoor shoes (gym shoes, indoor soccer shoes, etc.) – no turf shoes or cleats permitted
  • Shin guards
  • Athletic clothing
  • Water
  • Official Loudoun Soccer futsal t-shirt (distributed during the first session)

Registration:

Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Space is limited, so individuals interested in participating should enroll as early as possible.

The program is intended for children playing in the Recreational level (Rec, Challenge, Classic, etc.), and not for Travel soccer players.

Program cost: $195 (includes Loudoun Soccer Futsal training t-shirt)

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 11, 2020

To register, log in to your Sports Connect user account, find the Rec Futsal Academy option under available programs for your child, and complete the steps.

New to Loudoun Soccer? Click here for instructions on creating an account.

Questions:

Contact Chris Pruden, Loudoun Soccer Futsal Director, at [email protected].

Chris Pruden | Futsal Director

Travel Coach & Futsal Director

- USSF A License
- USYS National Youth License
- USC Director of Coaching Diploma
- USC Advanced Regional Diploma
- USC Futsal Level 1 Diploma
- Former VYSA ODP Staff
- Former Head Boys High School Coach
- Former College and USL Player
- Current LCPS Health & PE Teacher
- M.S. Special Education & Teaching
- B.S. Business Administration (Finance)




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Leesburg, Virginia 20175

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