Emerging Skill Acquistion Program [ESAP]
7 – 9 Years old
The ESAP program focuses on mastering the ball. This is the time players master the art of dribbling, being exciting with the ball and seeking creative solutions. We want our players to be able to deal with the ball in a variety environments but the message is always clear: love having the ball and be exciting when in possession.
The rich variety of movements, technical actions and decision-making developed in the ESAP Phase can help develop highly skilled and well-rounded, confident young people.
To provide the necessary technical ‘tools’ to players in order to help them be able to play the game at the highest possible level with a focus on functional game skills.
Fundamental Core Skills
1V1 – Attacking & Defending
Striking The Ball
Running With The Ball
Coaches in the ESAP Phase will predominantly use ‘Guided Discovery’ as a means of achieving the pre-determined learning outcomes for each session and game.
FAQ’S – ESAP Information