The VIDA FOOTY PRE SEASON CHALLENGE will run for 6 weeks in term 4 2017. The program is professionally designed to develop junior footy players 10 years of age or older. Each session will run for 90 minutes, with those sessions divided into a footy and fitness session, with the footy going for 60 minutes, and the fitness going for 30 minutes. Vince Dattoli will run the footy skill development section and the fitness section will be designed by Vida Fitness’ own qualified sports scientist, Patrick Benson. The pre-season program offers junior boys and girls the chance to challenge themselves to be a better player for the 2018 season.
The program will commence on the 23rd of October (Monday) and finish on the 4th December. Every session will be on a Monday and will be held at Ford Park, Ivanhoe (Click here for map). The 90 minutes will begin at 530pm and go to 700pm.
The 6 weeks of fitness will have a specific purpose of three main themes.
- 2 x weeks of boxing related activities
- 2 x weeks of various agility work, including plyometrics
- 2 x weeks of endurance based running
Additionally, the footy skills development section of the program will be designed with the following themes covered over the 6 weeks. Each session will be a combination of several of the below themes, which will be rotated weekly.
- Video Analysis
- Kicking and Handballing technique
- Tackling technique
- Tactical awareness and development
- Marking technique
- Game based awareness and development
If this sounds like a program for you or your child, please click here to sign up!
In summary, the details are as follows.
- Where? Ford Park Ivanhoe (Click here for map)
- When? Monday nights from the 23rd of October to the 4th of December (6 weeks) – No session Melbourne Cup Weekend
- Cost? $225 for the 6 weeks
- Time? 530pm to 700pm