Winston Salem Optimist League special program designed for kids 3 years old
This unique approach is different than other programs. We will begin each session with a story and the activities for that day will revolve around the story of the day. This gives each parent the opportunity to continue your child’s development at home by re-enacting their skill to build games and exercises. These structured games and exercises will improve your child’s balance, behavior, and cognitive development through social interaction with fellow teammates.
Our challenge is to motivate each child to get them into this skill-building mode. Developing core fundamental skills for all sports: running, jumping, skipping, hooping throwing, balancing, and more. This will provide the foundation for an active lifestyle as they grow and mature.
Most adults do not realize that kids at this age have totally different motivations.
The Little Kickers Program is designed to first introduce the fun, and thus the motivation, then adds challenges. Our goal is to eventually get kids to perform a particular exercise that builds a vital skill while they are having fun. For example, teaching kids to dribble a ball from one hoop to the other as fast as they can is a great exercise to learn ball control.
We first introduce a game with a fun objective and then the ball is incorporated after the kids know the game and understand the fun. As a result, we get highly motivated kids in this fun environment trying to get a ball from one hoop to the next. Our indirect approach to skill-building works much faster and better than the traditional direct approach for older kids and adults.
The Program costs $75, which includes a uniform, for a 6-week program.
A #3 soccer ball will be available for each child at the field and kids can wear tennis shoes. Kids are not required to wear cleats or shin guards. All you need to do is bring your child and let them have fun.
Little Kickers U4 are Boys and Girls Born in 2014
Meet and Greet will be March 15th at Shaffner Park from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Uniforms will be ready for pick up at Soccer Unlimited on TBA
Spring season will begin March 22nd thru April 26th
(make up days will be TBA)
Sessions will be held Thursdays 5:30 pm @ Shaffner Park