BALTIMORE BAYS CHELSEA YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
The Baltimore Bays Chelsea offer two great youth developmental programs for the ages of 3-5 yrs and 6-8 yrs. Below is a brief description of both. Click on the individual tabs to the left for full program details and contact information.
 
Baltimore Bays Chelsea 1stTOUCH Program Information
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Baltimore Bays 1stTOUCH soccer training program is for children ages 3 to 5 years. The program is designed to introduce our youngest players to the game. Research has shown that involvement in sport at a young age will help in developing basic motor and cognitive skills. The program uses fun based soccer training activities that focus on developing a range of fundamental skills. Specific focus is given to:

  • Agility, balance and coordination
  • Physical awareness
  • Movement patterns and sequences
  • Spatial awareness
  • Social skills
  • Listening skills

 

Baltimore Bays Chelsea Recreational Development Program

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Baltimore Bays Chelsea Recreational Development Program provides a fun and safe environment for children ages 6-8 to enjoy and learn the game of soccer. Research has shown that involvement in sport at a young age can help in developing basic motor and cognitive skills. The program uses fun based soccer training activities that focus on developing a range of fundamental skills. Specific focus is given to:
·Agility, balance and coordination
·Movement patterns and sequences
·Spatial awareness
·Social skills
·Listening skills
·Soccer specific technique
Our program is based off of the Chelsea FC Development Center Program. The program introduces the game to our youngest players and focuses on developing individual skills and introducing the fundamental themes of the game. Sessions are held twice a week and will consist of group instruction and small-sided games. Licensed professional soccer coaches from within the Bays coaching staff will conduct the sessions. The session themes include dribbling, turning, passing, receiving, running with the ball, one-two’s, overlaps, shooting, defending and much, much more. The main focus of the program is having fun. The emphasis is on participation, learning, and acquiring life skills.