Mini Soccer

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Mini soccer is a popular junior boys’ sport offered at Tom Newby School. It plays an important role in the development of soccer and ball skills and prepares young players for senior soccer. Mini soccer is a non-league activity and players are encouraged to develop a love for sport and participation rather than pursuing a ‘win at all costs’ goal.

Age Groups
Mini soccer is offered to boys in Grades 1 and 2.

Times, Venues, Practices and Matches
Mini soccer practices are held on school grounds in 2. Days and times of these practices vary according to age group – please consult the Term programme for details. The mini-soccer friendly league season is held in Term 2 and various Friday afternoon and Saturday ‘round robin’ competitions are held during the course of this term. The most significant tournament – The St Dunstan’s Competition – usually occurs in Term 3. Players are transported to and from venues, during the school week, by school transport if parents are not able to assist in this regard. Parents are required to transport children to tournament venues for Friday afternoon and Saturday tournaments

Clothing and Equipment
Players wear the official school PT kit for practices and matches. Players are required to provide the following: shin pads, soccer boots and socks.

Organiser: Mark Hudson – info@tomnewbyschool.co.za

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