If you do what you have always done, you will never get further than you have always gotten.
— Horst Wein, German author
 

Classes

Level Beginner/Intermediate

Focus on fundamental skills and fun, while building a foundation of technical proficiency for future growth in the game. Topics include: dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting and creativity.  All classes are taught by our professional coaching staff teaching the “DUSC Way”. Players may be split into groups based on ability.  

  • Dynamic warm up
  • Juggling/ball mastery
  • Topic of the week
  • Small sided games

Classes Schedule Spring 2017

Classes Frequently Asked Questions


Clinics

Level Intermediate/Advanced

Focus on individual player development, with more depth in certain aspects of the game than Classes. All clinics are taught by our professional coaching staff teaching the “DUSC Way”.  Players may be split into groups based on ability.   

  • Goalkeeping Focus on the technical aspects of today’s modern goalkeeper. Topics include: handling, positioning, reactions, footwork, hand-eye coordination, confidence.
     
  • Finishing Focus on all aspects of goal-scoring and finishing, helping players improve both their technique and their mindset for scoring. Topics include: attacking first touch, control, body position, movement, timing and shooting. 
     
  • Ball Mastery Focus on creating a solid foundation of footwork skills. From this base, players will learn how to be comfortable on the ball and how to position themselves when receiving the ball. Topics include: footwork, first touch, vision, pass selection v. dribbling, positional awareness, 1v1.

Clinics Schedule Spring 2017

Clinics Frequently Asked Questions


Classes Schedule Spring 2017

April 1 – June 9, 2017

Gender Birth Year Sessions Day Time Location Cost
Coed 2002–04 10 Saturday 6:00–6:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Girls 2002–04 10 Saturday 6:00–6:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2005–06 10 Saturday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Girls 2005–06 10 Saturday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 10 Tuesday 5:00–5:55pm Pier 46 $350
Coed 2007–08 10 Wednesday 4:00–4:55pm Pier 25 $350
Coed 2007–08 10 Saturday 3:00–3:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Girls 2007–08 10 Saturday 3:00–3:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 8* Saturday 6:00–6:55pm PS 234 $280
Coed 2009–10 10 Monday 4:00–4:55pm Pier 25 $350
Coed 2009–10 8* Saturday 5:00–5:55pm PS 234 $280
Coed 2009–10 10 Sunday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Girls 2009–10 10 Sunday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2011–12 10 Monday 3:00–3:55pm Pier 25 $350
Coed 2011–12 10 Wednesday 3:00–3:55pm Pier 25 $350
Coed 2011–12 10 Thursday 3:00–3:55pm Pier 46 $350
Coed 2011–12 10 Saturday 3:00–3:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2011–12 8* Saturday 4:00–4:55pm PS 234 $280

* No sessions 4/15 or 5/27.


Clinics Schedule Spring 2017

April 1 – June 9, 2017

Gender Birth Year Program Sessions Day Time Location Cost
Coed 2005–06 Ball Mastery 10 Saturday 4:00-4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2005–06 Ball Mastery 10 Thursday 5:00–5:55pm Pier 46 $350
Coed 2005–06 Finishing 10 Saturday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2005–06 Goalkeeping 10 Saturday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 Ball Mastery 10 Saturday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 Ball Mastery 10 Sunday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 Ball Mastery 10 Thursday 4:00–4:55pm Pier 46 $350
Coed 2007–08 Finishing 10 Saturday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 Finishing 10 Sunday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 Goalkeeping 10 Saturday 4:00–4:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2007–08 Goalkeeping 10 Sunday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2009–10 Ball Mastery 10 Sunday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350
Coed 2009–10 Finishing 10 Sunday 5:00–5:55pm Chelsea Waterside Park $350

Who are Classes suitable for?

Classes are suitable for beginner level and intermediate level boys and girls with birth years 2002–12.  (Please see current schedule for more details.)

Is previous soccer experience required?

No. Our classes are designed to cater for all levels of experience. Players may be split up based on ability.

What topics will be covered?

Our professional coaching staff will follow a 10 week curriculum, including; dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting and creativity.  

Do you offer girls-only classes?

Yes. We offer both coed and girls-only sessions

How long does each session last?

Classes are 55 minutes.

How many players are in each group?

We aim to have a ratio of 1 coach to 10 players

What is your weather policy?

We will play in the rain wherever possible, however, if the rain is torrential we will cancel. In addition, if rain is combined with low temperatures, we will cancel the session (especially for our younger players). Should we experience thunder or lightning we will cancel the session.

When will you notify us about cancelled classes?

We will communicate at least 4 hours in advance of any session being cancelled. Classes are on as scheduled unless we communicate otherwise. Due to high volume, please do not call or email to ask if class is still on.

Do you offer make-up dates?

Yes. We will always offer a make-up date for cancelled classes. Sometimes classes are cancelled at short notice due to permitting issues or other constraints outside of our control. We will always communicate cancellations in advance; however, we thank you in advance for your understanding in this matter.

What happens if a class is full?

You can register for the waitlist and you will be informed if a space opens up. 

Can I drop off my son or daughter and pick them up later?

We ask that all children are accompanied by an adult during each class.

What equipment do I need?

Players should bring a ball, water and shin guards. DUSC will provide each player with a T-Shirt that they should wear every week to class.  


Who are Clinics suitable for?

Clinics are suitable for intermediate and advanced level boys & girls in birth years 2010-2005 (see current schedule for more details)

Is previous soccer experience required?

Yes. Our clinics are designed to offer a more detailed approach to specific topics of the game and require a proper foundation and ability level.  

What topics will be covered?

Our professional coaching staff will follow a 10 week progressive curriculum.  

Do you offer girls-only classes?

No. Since the clinics are more focused on individual player development, gender is not relevant.  

How long does each session last?

Clinics are 55 minutes 

How many players are in each group?

We aim to have a ratio of 1 coach to 10 players

What is your weather policy?

We will play in the rain wherever possible, however, if the rain is torrential we will cancel. In addition, if rain is combined with low temperatures, we will cancel the session (especially for our younger players). Should we experience thunder or lightning we will cancel the session.

When will you notify us about cancelled clinics?

We will communicate at least 4 hours in advance of any session being cancelled. Clinics are on as scheduled unless we communicate otherwise. Due to high volume, please do not call or email to ask if class is still on.    

Do you offer make-up dates?

Yes. We will always offer a make-up date for cancelled classes. Sometimes classes are cancelled at short notice due to permitting issues or other constraints outside of our control. We will always communicate cancellations in advance; however, we thank you in advance for your understanding in this matter.

What happens if a clinic is full?

You can register for the waitlist and you will be informed if a space opens up.

Can I drop off my son or daughter and pick them up later?

We ask that all children are accompanied during each clinic.

What equipment do I need?

Players should bring a ball, water and shin guards. DUSC will provide each player with a T-Shirt that they should wear every week.