Saturday, September 24, 2011

Soccer

Soccer brought some changes this year. We're still playing with Arlington, but we're trying something a little more challenging. First change: summer practices. The first and second graders practiced together over the summer:



Next change: a paid coach (who happens to also be the dad of one of our players). My understanding is he played college ball and MLS until he got hurt.


We are not a traveling team...we still play the other rec teams, but the coach has been teaching them moves and drills and Ryan's making a lot of progress.





Taking a pass from his buddy Jared:



Breakaway:




One of the new moves the coach encourages them to use:



Playing goalie:



Big kick:



Throw in:


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