DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

River City Futsal development program is the bridge between playing community level futsal and progressing to a high performance program. Sessions and tournaments will be tailored for players of the ages 7 to 11 years old. 

 

The River City Development Program is inclusive and is available to all players ages 7-11 years wanting to develop in the sport of futsal. The program is delivered in a highly professional environment where players are treated as elite athletes and are given the best opportunity to excel in futsal. 

Our programs focus on, but not limited to; fundamentals, attacking principles, defensive principles, set pieces, systems of player and specialised goal keeping all in line with the River City Futsal philosophy. 

2021 Season Structure

 

The 2021 season will kick on in late February and will run until 31 January 2022.

The program will include Training/Development Sessions (1.25 hours on Saturday afternoons) and which will include periodic friendly games, mini tournaments and participation in the Northern State League.

Players will be invited to participate in Australia's largest futsal tournament, the Gold Coast International Tournament which is held on the Gold Coast in January, 2022.

Program Details

The development program will include:

  • Weekly development training 

  • Games in Elite Tournaments/Leagues (See Leagues)

  • Games against other Development and Academy Programs

  • Specially designed River City Futsal International Tours and competition at International Tournaments.

Regular Program Structure

Our regular program is delivered over a full season from March to January which is separated it terms (breaks during school holidays) and includes weekly 1.25 hour skills acquisition and game play training. 

Each session is overseen and closely monitored by our entire coaching staff and players will undergo high intensive skills development cycles during the skills acquisition phase. This phase is tailored to player's individual development. 

In the game training phase, players will be coach by their individual team coach who will identify game play problems and tailor the sessions to such identified areas. In this phase, players are able to apply the skills and formations they have learnt into game related scenarios as well as different tactical and set plays.

Program Details

The development program will include:

  • Weekly development training

  • Games in Elite Tournaments/Leagues (See Leagues)

  • Games against other Development and Academy Programs

  • Specially designed River City Futsal International Tours and competition at International Tournaments.

Our Development Program will be based at the modern state-of-the-art, purpose built indoor sports complex, the Mansfield Sports Centre.

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