The coaching staff and officials of Nazeing Youth FC understand that children participate in football to have fun. If children don’t have fun playing football, they’ll soon pack it in.
We never forget that the game of football is just that, a game. It’s not about how many wins and losses are accumulated and it is surely not about how many trophies are collected. It’s not about how many goals we score or concede. It’s all about enjoying the game and, at the same time, learning and developing football and life skills.
Proper football development requires that children play age appropriate activities so they are able to experience, comprehend, and execute the game as it relates to where they are at their own stage of physical and mental development.
It is about playing in different positions so the player learns all the skills necessary to develop in the game. It’s about receiving equal playing time, so the players are all given equal opportunity to learn. It’s about learning the techniques of the game through a variety of fun games where players have as much contact with a ball as possible and learn at their own rates.
Nazeing Youth FC are looking to build on our philosophies and as such we are looking to put a style of football in place which will benefit the development of the players within the club.
We are strongly supporting the FA DNA directive and hope that our journey with the players associated with the club are beneficial to all of us.
We are looking to allow our players to gain ball mastery and the confidence to be able to try new things without the worry of making mistakes. Our players will look to be positive in possession of the ball.
We put emphasis on winning the ball back quickly and be able to react intelligently both in defensive and attacking phases. Out of possession our players need to be difficult to beat 1v1 and to look to start attacks when you get the ball.