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The Speed and Agility program is conducted by Dorri Buchholtz as described below.  To learn more about Dorri and her extensive background in sports, please visit her website at gctexpert.com.  Please be aware that space is limited in these programs.

Fall 2018
(September-October) 

Speed, Agility and Quickness 

The goal of this program is to increase explosive speed, improve agility, learn acceleration and deceleration techniques, improve footwork, increase strength and improve balance and coordination. This program uses fun games to incorporate skills. Games make work fun and when players are having fun it increases their enthusiasm, confidence and skill. Most training is without the ball. Most games are played with the ball. 

Academy 2007 - Mondays 4:30-5:30   Start Sep. 3 - End Oct. 15
Academy 2008 - Tuesdays 4:30-5:30   Start Sep. 4 - End Oct. 16
Academy 2009/2010 - TBA

Club 2008/2009 - Wednesdays 5:00-6:00   Start Sep. 5 - End Oct. 17
Club 2007     -      Thursdays 4:30-5:30         Start Sep. 6 - End Oct. 25
Club 2005/2006 - Thursdays 5:30-6:30       Start Sep. 6 - End Oct. 25
         Note: Thursday sessions will not meet on Sep. 20

  

Essentials of Movement with Speed and Agility


The goal of this program is to learn fundamental movement skills with a focus on body control, footwork, running mechanics, balance and coordination. Most training is without the ball. This program uses fun games to incorporate skills. Games make work fun and when players are having fun it increases their enthusiasm, confidence and skill. 

Little Hatters 2010/2011 - Wednesdays 4:00-5:00   Start Sep. 5 - End Oct. 17


Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance (PEP) 

The PEP program is used nationwide in clubs, high schools and universities. Studies have shown that this program can aid in the reduction of injuries, specifically non-contact ACL knee injuries, by at least 74%. The program consists of a 20-30 minute series of stretching, strengthening, plyometrics and sport specific agilities to address potential deficits in the strength and coordination of the stabilizing muscles around the knee joint. Players are required to participate at least two times weekly for 30 minutes before practice. This program has been featured in many publications including the New York Times and was recently featured on the ABC Nightly News.  
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The fee for each of the above programs is $195. The programs are open to those who are registered for 2018 Fall season in the Tophat Soccer Club. Please email [email protected] if you have questions.  

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