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Opened to football players from every club.
What does Technification mean? Technification is about technical skill acquisition in football. When does the Technification Program start/finish? Technification training runs throughout all 4 terms.
Technification Training Program is specialized for players one of two age categories, U9-U10 and U11-U12, who are looking for extra training. The sessions are conducted by our highly qualified coaches with a focus on the individual technical development.
The training is conducted by the Head of Coaching and Methodology Michiel Buursma and CUFC First Team Captain James McClay.
What time is the Technification trainings? U9/U10: Every Monday 4:00pm - 5:00pm U11/U12: Every Monday 5:00pm - 6:00pm
How much does Technification cost? $ $115.00 per 10-week Term.
Do you need to be a 'high quality' player to join the Technification program? Not necessarily, any player who wants to invest in their football development is welcome to join.
Will the Technification program provide more one-to-one coaching? The Technification program will be group trainings, however each player will receive more individual coaching and detailed technical feedback than regular team sessions.
Will this program develop a player’s technical ability? We will be working on technical skill acquisition, by attending and engaging with the exercises provided in the Technification program, a player’s technical ability will develop.
Who will be coaching the Technification program? The Technification content has been formulated by our Head of Coaching and Methodology, Michiel Buursma, who will also deliver the trainings with support from fellow coach Tony Harvey.
Is the Technification program only open to current CUFC players? No, all players from any club can join the Technification trainings as a way to develop their technical ability.