NJ Crush x3 - TRYOUTS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15th!

NJC is always looking to implement new programs and opportunities to elite level soccer players. We have created a 3v3 program that will allow players the opportunity to play in a highly technical game, which requires creative and quick-minded players. Players will get more touches on the ball and will be free to express themselves with NJC guidance.

All sessions will be designed around helping players understand the requirements of playing in 3v3 competition. Creativity will be at the forefront of every session, with developing an understanding of movement and support. All players will gain the confidence in the sessions to compete in a 3v3 environment and be given the guidance to help them succeed.

Teams will be formed based on birth year and skill level. All teams will need a minimum of 5 players and a maximum of 6 to compete in the program.

If you have your own team that you would like to play with then please email Simon Royle simon@njcrushfc.com

The program will offer two packages, one in which players will compete in 3v3 tournaments around the local area. The other package will give players the opportunity to compete in the prestigious Disney 3v3 Championships in Disney, Orlando FL.

ALL TRYOUTS will be held at ETA, 1 Tice Rd, Franklin Lakes, NJ on Friday September 15th.

Age Group Tryout Time
2009 & 2008 5PM-6PM
2007 & 2006 6PM-7PM
2005 & 2004 7PM-8PM
2003 & 2002 8PM-9PM

 

ALL PLAYERS MUST REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS AT THIS LINK

 

Training Details for all programs are listed below. 

DISNEY program

  • 10 training sessions throughout December and January
  • Disney 3v3 Tournament (MLK Weekend)
  • 1 local tournaments
  • 2 training/game jerseys
  • Cost $595

LOCAL program

  • 10 training sessions throughout December and January
  • 2 local tournaments
  • 2 training/game jerseys
  • Cost $495

2009 program

  • 10 training sessions throughout December and January only
  • Focus on training environment to build confidence and skill devleopment
  • Introduction to a 3v3 environment to prepare players for Disney program the follwoing year

All costs cover training, tournament entry fees, uniform and coaches expenses. Costs do not cover travel expenses.

 

Why 3v3?

A study by Manchester United showed that small sided games improved the percentages of the below compared with larger sided games.

Passes: +135% or 585 more passes in small sided games
Shots Taken: +260% or 481 more shots in  small sided games
Goals Scored: +500% or 301 more goals in  small sided games
1v1’s: +225% or 525 more 1v1’s in small sided games

Professional players agree with the stats above:

  • “The amount of space in 11-a-side is not good for young players you spend too much time running around without the ball.  I think the best way to improve your skills is to play on a smaller pitch." 

Juninho, Brazil World Cup Winner

  • “During my childhood in Portugal, all we played was futsal.  The small playing area helped me improve my close control, and whenever I played I felt free.  If it wasn’t for futsal, I wouldn’t be the player I am today.” 

Cristiano Ronaldo, 3 time FIFA Ballon d'Or winner

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