Winter Season 2019
Easts FC will plays within the Eastern Suburbs Football Association (ESFA) competition and under the Football Federation Australia (FFA) directive of Miniroos, providing young football players with the structure and platform to learn the basics of football.
Our dedicated professional coaches deliver our coaching development program, which has been formulated with Football NSW and delivers the FFA’s curriculum. Our program is designed for aspiring, talented juniors seeking to advance their skills and technique.
The Easts FC Juniors Program has been refined over the years to ensure that it provides the players with the opportunity to develop their love for the game and to take their football to the next level.
The Program includes the following benefits:
- Training programme as prescribed by the FFA
- FFA licenced coaches supplied
- Pre-season from March if the whole team is registered
- Training once a week from 2nd April
- Games starts the 6th April in the ESFA league. Our home ground is Queens Park and games are played at different locations across the Eastern Suburbs within a 25-minute drive from Queens Park.
- U13 & U14 Boys – Saturday (various times)
- U16-U18 Boys – Sundays (various times)
- U13-U17 Girls – Sundays (various times)
- Total price $500
For more information about the $100 Active Kids program, click here.
At Easts FC we put a lot of emphasis on coaching and developing our players and pride ourselves in our program that has been put together by our Technical Director in association with Football NSW and the FFA curriculum. Click here to see our full coaching philosophy.
Football Development path for boys and girls
The chart above explains the ‘player pathway’ from U9s through to senior football at the highest national level. It is clear from this diagram that during the Skills Acquisition Phase the children are on a linear path whilst they acquire the core technical skills.
- FNSWI – Football NSW Institute
- NPL – National Playing League
- NPLW – National Playing League Women
- SAP – Skills Acquisition Phase
The Building Blocks
The Football Federation of Australia (FFA) has identified within its curriculum 4 training building blocks for player development (see below).
To further explain, the diagram below compares the football development path to that of a child’s academic education, where the Skills Acquisition Phase equates to their Primary level education.
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