Gunston Soccer Club will host three evening clinics during the Spring season. These clinics are geared to all Gunston recreational and travel soccer players interested in receiving additional technical training on specific aspects of their game and conditioning. Descriptions and details for the three evening clinics are below.
Monday Speed, Agility & Quickness (SAQ) Clinic
This 7 week series will have a curriculum specific for athletic development, focusing on the fundamental movements of the sport as well as proper speed and strength mechanics. Coach Chase Bruggeman comes to Gunston after working with multiple other youth soccer clubs in the DC area over the past 15+ years winning state, regional, and national championships. Coach Chase brings focus, discipline, and advanced expertise to his work with athletes of every level. He prides himself on building greater athletic skills, resilient bodies, confidence, and knowledge in every player to help them reach their peak potential. He is from the area and graduated from Towson University.
Tuesday Night Ball Mastery + Small Sided Games
This 7 week series is designed to make your player more comfortable and confident on the ball. Improve technical efficiency on the ball in 1v1 duels to maintain and beat opponents on the dribble as well as improving overall touch, control, and speed on the ball. This clinic is led by Coach Jorge Calix, a local player and youth standout. Jorge grew up playing for D.C. United’s youth academy, was a Top 25 recruit in high school, and played soccer at the University of Maryland.
Friday Night Goalkeeping Clinic
This 7 week series will have a curriculum specific for goalkeeper development. Coach Amir Kazim returns to Gunston Soccer after supporting our goalies in Fall 2021. He is from the area and graduated from George Mason University. Coach Amir holds his Advanced National Goalkeeping Diploma as well as a USSF license. In this Spring Clinic, Coach Amir will jump into the fundamental movements of the position as well as technical and tactical application to shot stopping in various scenarios.