FC DELCO Online Soccer School
Our club is committed to continuing to help kids fuel their love of soccer even when we cannot be together on the pitch. We have put together online resources and workouts in order to help our players continue to grow.
FC DELCO Playmakers 1,000 Touch Daily Challenge <------ NEW!
Lifelong athletes who want to grow both their skills and a love of this game can participate each month in our Playmakers 1,000 Touch Daily Challenge! Simply download our Playmakers 1,000 Touch Calendar and view the daily touch exercises (you can access video playlists of each move on our YouTube page.) Pick a playlist, and do each move for at least 100 touches. Aim for 1,000 touches (total) (or about 15 minutes of work) at least 3x per week. Record your workouts on your calendar. At the end of each month, share with your coach!
Note: Players who share their Playmakers 1,000 Touch Daily Challenge Calendars with their coaches will be considered for the Zone 1 Players of the Month!
Post videos on social media, tag us and use the hashtag #fcdelcoplaymakers
ACL Tear Prevention Presentation by Dr. Kevin Freedman of Rothman Orthopaedics
Ball Work & Fitness
Fitness & Technical Workout with Coaches Troy & Tyler
Ball Work Sessions
Training with FC DELCO Coach and Former MLS Allstar Nick LaBrocca
Session 1: Dribbling Improve dribbling and ball mastery with Coach Nick! You'll need a regular size soccer ball, markers (such as cones), and a mini soccer ball or tennis ball.
Session 2: Passing and Receiving Improve your passing, how you receive the ball and your touch with Coach Nick. You'll need a regular size soccer ball, three targets for passing, and a mini soccer ball or tennis ball. Focus on your technique, make sure you're getting quality touches. Keep your ankle locked and your body over the ball.
Session 3: Juggling Work on your juggling technique and improve how many juggles you can do in a row to ultimately improve your touch. You will need a regular sized ball and a small ball such as a tennis ball or smaller soccer ball.
FC DELCO Sits Down with the Pros
During the shutdown, our players had the good fortune to sit down with Nicole Barnhart, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Utah Royals FC GK, and FC DELCO Alum. We also met Ray Gaddis, professional defensive standout for the Philadelphia Union. Click below to hear their stories and learn about their own personal development and pathways to the pros!
How Sports Psychology Can Give Players an Advantage On and Off the Field.
FC DELCO Coaches and staff met with sports psychologist, Ciaran Dalton for an informative presentation on how thoughts and emotions impact our performance. Check it out by clicking here.
Learn more about Dr. Dalton and the services he offers to empower young athletes by visiting his website.