Winter PREPS

About Winter PREPS

Sharpen your skills, comfort with the ball, speed of play, “game smarts”, fitness and mental toughness as you get ready for High School tryouts and the Spring Season.

Each 2 hour session includes 100 minutes of on-the-ball Coerver® training featuring:

  • 1v1 activities to improve your offensive and defensive skill in this critical element of the game.
  • A series small group games which will challenge you to use your skills quickly and creatively under ever-increasing pressure.
  • Technical work on striking the ball and exercises to improve your finishing.
  • Exercises to develop a “Dynamic First Touch” that controls the ball quickly to the best place for your next play on the ball.
  • An emphasis on our list of Great Soccer Habits, the little things that make a big difference in a player’s ability to read and control a game.
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More About Winter PREPS

Those 100 minutes will be challenging and fast-paced – great preparation for the physical demands of tryouts and the High School pre-season. Just as good for younger girls preparing for their spring season of State League play. Many of the activities will be things players can continue on their own during the season to maintain the sharpness of their skills even if that is not an emphasis of their school or club program.

The remaining 20 minutes will be focused on fitness, as you complete the exercises of the Santa Monica Sports Injury Prevention Program (PEP). Serious knee and ankle injuries are epidemic among female athletes and the PEP program is a proven method of reducing that risk.

Who is it for

2023 Winter PREPS is for players in levels U13-U17, with or without prior Coerver® experience.

The Program was initially designed for girls in Grades 9-12 who were preparing for High School tryouts. We also made it available to girls in Grade 8.

Since 2010 it has been open to 6th and 7th Grade girls as well to fill the gap in gender-specific training between our Center of Excellence and the original PREPS program.

Teams within the program will be based on age and ability.

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Program Schedule

Winter PREPS consists of 5 sessions all located at Infinity Park from 10:00am - 12:00pm.

  1. January 14th
  2. January 21st
  3. January 28th
  4. February 4th
  5. February 11th
Updates: updates like session reschedules and cancelations will be here

Registration Details

Updates: updates like session reschedules and cancelations will be here

Registration cost for Winter PREPS is $185.00 for the 5 120 minutes - long sessions. Full payment must be made at the time of registration.

What to Bring

  • Ball – write name and phone number on it
  • Water bottle
  • Shin guards- required to be worn at all times on the field
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Refund policy

If you cancel between 1-13 days before the first day of your Camp, there is a $50 cancellation fee. Once a Camp begins there is no refund for a cancellation or withdrawal except in the case of an injury incurred at the Camp.