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Junior 'Fun Football' Programme for 7th & 8th Grade (Children born 2013/14)

The junior section at Fencibles United are following the McDonald’s Junior Football frame work that is aimed to provide all children aged 4-9/10 years with high quality Football experiences that increase passion for the game, fundamental movement and playing skills. All whilst having fun!

 

Through McDonald’s Junior Football, players will experience age appropriate games and coaching in a programme that is specifically tailored to meet their wants and needs.

Providing standardised playing formats, clear outcomes and training recommendations for each stage of a player’s development, the importance of McDonald’s Junior Football cannot be underestimated.  It will ensure the experience provided at the grassroots leaves Kiwi kids enthused, technically competent and in love with sport.

 

The programmes offered for kids born in 2012 & 13 is McDonald’s Fun Football (7 & 8 Years)

Click here to view the Junior Framework video

Click here for the latest AFF Framework manual

 

Term 1

We will be running a paid Discovery Programme during term 1- Click HERE for more information

 

Term 2 & 3

Game Season Information

The Season is due to be confirmed by Auckland Football soon, but at this stage we are due to starts on Saturday 8th May 2021 and run through School Term 2 & 3.

The club will be organising midweek training for this age group at William Green, which is included in the season fees. This will run for 8 weeks in Term 2 and 8 Weeks in Term 3 (second week of school term) on a Wednesday afternoon from 4pm to 5pm.

Please register your interest via your Club Hub log-in.

  1. Log into Club Hub
  2. Click on Task on the tool bar
  3. Click on Purchase
  4. Then select the class / holiday programme

 

Team coaches can organise their own training if they wish.

 

7th and 8th grade teams:

We will be allocating all Meadowlands teams after registrations close. The registrations close on the 16th of April2021. After the 6th of March all registrations will be moved onto a waiting list and added in if space is available, please note: late registrations may not be put into teams with their friends.

 

The 7th grade (9.45am until 11.00am):

  1. Each team will be put into groups with between 12-14 children (born in 2014).
  2. Each team has 2 parent coaches (1 coach per 5-6 players) (ideally more in order to cover absences).
  3. Each team will have a short trainings; these are the coaching and game times as specified by the AFF Framework, and the same level of enjoyment.
  4. After the training sessions each team will split-up into 2 teams and play a 5v5 on a full pitch game against an opposition team (then at half time swap to play against the other half of the team).
  5. Each team will have an application set-up so teams can engage with each other.

The 7th Grade teams are:

 

To find out what team you are in and who the coach is, log into Club Hub hover over 'TASK' on the tool bar, then click on 'Show team'- (this information will be available 1 week prior to the season starting)

 

The 8th grade (8.30am-9.45am):

  1. Each teams will be put into a team between 8-9 children (born in 2013).
  2. Each team has 2 or 3 parent coaches (ideally more for cover absences)
  3. Each team will have a short trainings; these are the coaching and game times as specified by the AFF Framework, and the same level of enjoyment.
  4. After the training sessions each team play a 6v6 game against an opposition team- from 1 retreating line to the end of the field.
  5. Each team will have a application set-up so teams can engage with each other 

 

To find out what team you are in and who the coach is, log into Club Hub hover over 'TASK' on the tool bar, then click on 'Show team'- (this information will be available 1 week prior to the season starting)

 

Uniform

All teams are required to wear the Fencibles Nike official playing kit - purchased from Ultra. Click here for more information  

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Games 

All games are at Meadowlands Reserve, on Meadowlands Drive. (Where Howick Softball is located).

 

Once teams are allocated please log in to Club Hub to see your team name and coaches/team information. If you can't remember your password/username please email the junior club captain and he will reset it for you.

 

We note that this is a council reserve and would ask that all parents/supporters and players remove all rubbish after the games. There are very few rubbish bins provided and they get filled quickly, so we ask that where possible rubbish be taken home and disposed of.