Vision Soccer Academy

Club Update

**  Update as of August 8th  **

VSA has RETURNED TO PLAY! As of August 8th, we are in Phase 4 of the RTP mitigation strategies

 Mitigation StrategiesPlayersParentsCoaches
Phase 2 - Date: July 6thRTP Phase 2 - PlayersRTP Phase 2 - ParentsRTP Phase 2 - Coaches
Phase 3 - Date: July 27thRTP Phase 3 - PlayersRTP Phase 3 - ParentsRTP Phase 3 - Coaches 
 Phase 4 - Date: August 8thRTP Phase 4 - PlayersRTP - Phase 4 - ParentsRTP Phase 4 - Coaches
Phase 5 - Date: TBDNo RestrictionsNo RestrictionsNo Restrictions



We will continue to follow
recommendations and standards set by school, government, and Iowa Soccer officials. VSA will continue to provide updates to our membership regarding programming and alternative activities that are in line with recommended social distancing. Continue to check this site and for email communications for the most up to date information regarding VSA programming.

Thank you,
VSA Staff

 Additional Resources
 Complex Traffic Flow
 Match Day Guidelines from Iowa Soccer Association

 Summer & Fall 2020 RTP Communications
(Select / Classic - July  26th, 2020)
 (Recreational - July 15th, 2020)
(Academy - July 11th, 2020

Spring 2020 ARCHIVES
 Program Specific Communications from May 6th & 7th   Previous Club Wide
Communications
Extra Programs Recreational Academy, Classic, & Select
 (Mighty Tikes)
(Grasskickers)
(PRE-Academy)


 (5U/6U Recreational)
(7U/8U Recreational)
(9U/10U Recreational)
(11U and Older Recreational)
(Academy
(Select and Classic)
 (April 15th, 2020)
(March 31st, 2020)
(March 15th, 2020)
(March 13th, 2020)

VSA Social Distancing Experience

Supplemental Activities for Players

Below are a few supplemental activities your player may enjoy during this downtime as well as after the season starts.  Players are encouraged to supplement their development by working on their individual skills outside of formal training.

•  VSA Programming: Previous Facebook Live sessions and other online activities provided by VSA can be found in our COVID-19 Virtual Resource Document

•  FaceBook Live:  Follow and like Vision Soccer Academy of Waukee's Facebook page.  VSA Staff will present various footwork activities for your players to stay in shape and further develop their relationship with the soccer ball.  

•  Workout from Liverpool FC: Join Anthony Richmond of Liverpool FC in this workout with soccer specific movements. It has been designed to increase strength, flexibility, speed, and explosiveness.

•  Cratos:  Cratos has created strength, conditioning, and agility workouts specifically for VSA members. Check out the videos for Days 1, 3, and 5 and Day 2, 4, and 6.

•  Techne Futbol:  Players participating in the VSA Select and 9U/10U Academy programs have access to the Techne Futbol app that provides a curriculum of individual footwork activities.  Track your progress and see your name rise on the application leader board.

•  Videos Shown Below
Matty Smith's 90 Minute Challenge showcasing a variety of dribbling and passing activities. 
Player Roles - 1 Goalkeeper - Check out links on the PLAYERS page of the VSA website for additional player role video clips.


Other Partner Resources

Here are some other resources from our club partners:

US Soccer:
•  Bend the Curve, Stay at Home Activities - Daily activities from US Soccer which include Classic Reply, Trivia, and Webinars. This is a great resource for players, coaches, and fans. 

US Club Soccer:
•  Digital & Social Media Resources
•  Upcoming Facebook Live Sessions

US Youth Soccer (USYS):
•  Resources from their Partners 
including Nike, Chipotle, MLS, and MANY more can be found on "Stay at Home Resources"
•  Cinebody - The Cinebody (cinebody.com) app and video software allows kids from anywhere to collaborate on video projects. The Cinebody platform has aggregated video content from over 132 countries and 4,988 cities. USYS will designate project details like themes and timing, then kids can submit their videos. USYS will then select the best videos from the kid-submissions to create a final video, which will be posted on USYS social channels. The Cinebody app is available on iOS, and Android users simply upload their videos to the Cinebody platform. To sign up directly, visit bit.ly/USYSCinebody. Given the creativity of our USYS kid audience, numerous video projects are planned over the weeks and months ahead.

Positive Coach Alliance: Facebook Live Sessions with Trainers

Iowa SoccerCoronavirus & Soccer Activities

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COVID-19 Calendar of Events

VISION SOCCER ACADEMY

Welcome to the Vision Soccer Academy of Waukee Website!

The Vision Soccer Academy of Waukee serving central Iowa communities: Waukee, Adel, Clive, Dallas Center, Earlham, Grimes, Norwalk, Perry, Polk City, Urbandale, Van Meter, West Des Moines, and Winterset.

Complex located at 2655 SE LA Grant Parkway, Waukee, IA 50263