Football Club - Reception

A great introduction to the nation's No1 team sport

Shine runs popular after school football clubs for all years - now including Reception children.  The sessions are based outdoors on the hard court area and provide an ideal opportunity for boys and girls with an interest in football to attend well structured, healthy and enjoyable sessions with an experienced team of qualified coaches.  Please endure your child has layers to wear in the cold weather.

Elmlea Infants SchoolElmlea Infants School
Fri 1 Mar 2019 - Fri 5 Apr 2019
15.15 - 16.30
Age range:
Reception only
Essential kit:
  • Footwear and clothing which are appropriate for the activity.
  • Water bottle
  • Shin pads (essential)
  • Football trainers and long socks (recommended).

Activity Details

Shine welcome children of all abilities to this enjoyable and inclusive activity. Players will get the chance to improve their football in all the essential skills including:

  • Shooting and the basics of attacking play
  • Tackling, heading and the basics of defensive play
  • Communication and team work
  • Free kicks, penalties and other set plays
  • Vision and understanding the game

In addition to improving the participants knowledge of the game and helping them to work as part of a team, sessions will also incorporate fundamental skills such as; 

  • Balance
  • Speed
  • Communication
  • Co-ordination

Each session will end with small sided matches in which the teams will be divided into appropriate age groups and put the new skills they have learned into practice.

Further Information
  • The Shine coaches will collect children and get them changed in the library or hall.  Unless you want to, there is no need to meet your child before the club starts.
  • Please note that places are limited and bookings are made on a first come/first served basis each term.
  • Shine’s professional coaching team are qualified, DBS checked and fully insured.
  • Your child/children must be signed out at the end of every session.
  • We will present a 'Star of the Day' award.
  • Children will not be able to participate without shin pads
  • Bookings must be made before 12.00 on the day - for late bookings please call 01174 033 033
  • Cancellations should be made before 10.00am via email to [email protected]   

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