"Teaching Players Life
Long Lessons Through Soccer"
keeping it fun, is the essence of our teaching methodology. No
matter what the age or ability level of a player, competitiveness, fun, and
excitement combined with learning produces the optimal results. We want
all players that play for W.C. St. Louis to totally enjoy themselves in the safest
environment, while they receive the highest level of soccer coaching
anywhere. We want to share our passion and knowledge of the game to our
players. We want our players to experience learning "one touch at
Challenging training is the most important element to
the W.C. St. Louis philosophy. Every player wants to succeed, and we want
everyone we work with to succeed. All sessions and soccer training
goals must be attainable by the player. We have given careful consideration
to program content and design to assure that what is taught is age and
ability appropriate. This is where our staff excels in training
techniques. Our staff is able to modify each element of training to
make it challenging yet attainable to all ages and abilities. Each
training session will be geared for success.
Exposure to high level soccer coaching and
demonstration is essential to soccer skill development. Soccer players
in order to grow and develop must be constantly exposed to high quality play,
instruction, and utmost demonstration. Our staff is carefully chosen
based on their ability to demonstrate and instruct in a clear, concise manner
to all ages, sexes, and ability levels. To be able to play the game is
not enough to be on staff ... you must also be able to teach the game at a
high level and be passionate about soccer education.
Repetition is the key to skill development.Simply, the
more touches on the ball a player is given the quicker that player's progress
and growth. We believe in teaching players one touch at a time.
Repetition with positive reinforcement, positive guidance, and correct
teaching will rapidly set players on their way to achieving their soccer
goals. "Perfect practice makes perfect".
The Game is an important element in our program. We
consider playing the game to be the best teacher. The use of
small-sided soccer combines to produce game like situations and increases
exposure to the ball. Not only does it solidify their individual
skills, but also it helps them to understand the more intricate aspects of
soccer and team play. Our staff constantly monitors and evaluates game
play, pointing out areas of negative and positive play as reinforcement
teaching. The excitement of playing, combined with the positive
reinforcement of techniques, tactics and team play, will lead to an overall