“The purpose of 80/20 is to inspire all young people to exceed their soccer potential and maximize their technical proficiency with a ball at their feet.”
“The vision of 80/20 is to develop an innovative soccer learning environment and adopt a range of creative coaching methods that challenges both the mind and body of each player”.
‘innovative soccer learning environment’
80/20 understands that your child is unique and there is no one else like them so practice sessions have to be designed to meet the needs of a wide range of soccer learning styles.
‘creative coaching methods’
80/20 moves away from the traditional direct approach to teaching and coaching, and towards an approach, which stimulates individual imagination and guides players to discover solutions for themselves in the ‘five’ moments of the game.
‘challenges the mind of each player’
80/20 believes a healthy and active mind is key to developing a complete player. Players make soccer decision in every moment of the game, 80/20 challenges the mind of each player by frequenting placing them real moments so they can begin to think correctly under pressure.
‘challenges the body of each player’
80/20 means 80% technical development and 20% physical development. 80/20 challenges the body of each player be delivering every practice session at real game speed and allowing a ball at their feet.
Respect (Sportsmanship) yourself and others (teammates, opposition, referees, coaches etc.): honoring and esteeming another person due to deep respect.
Positive Learning environment: To provide an interactive, dynamic and engaging atmosphere for the children.
Safe climate: To create a safe environment that contributes to the development of mentally and physically healthy individuals that have self-confidence and respect for themselves and for others
Teamwork: To put the needs and goals of the team above my own.
Discipline: Receiving instruction and correction in a positive way; maintaining and enforcing proper conduct in accordance with the guidelines.
Honesty: Proclaiming the truth with sincerity and frankness in all situations.
Accountability: Accepting responsibility for ones actions.