Portland Soccer Club Memorial Day Weekend Training Saturday 2015

Players stretching out with Coach Vagell prior to session with music keeping the feet moving!
Players stretching out with Coach Vagell prior to session with music keeping the feet moving!
Music and Vagell keep the kids attentive and smiling while kicking the coconut around.
Music and Vagell keep the kids attentive and smiling while kicking the coconut around.
Which way to the beach?
Which way to the beach?
Part one of teaching 3 and 4 year olds how to throw the soccer ball, thumbs together and make that W grip.
Part one of teaching 3 and 4 year olds how to throw the soccer ball, thumbs together and make that W grip.
Part Two of the throw in with 3 and 4 year olds, fingers touch the back of your neck.
Part Two of the throw in with 3 and 4 year olds, fingers touch the back of your neck.
Part III of the throw in, fingers touch your knees as you follow through with the throw.
Part III of the throw in, fingers touch your knees as you follow through with the throw.
Balls are flying everywhere as we play bounce and duck under with 6 year olds.
Balls are flying everywhere as we play bounce and duck under with 6 year olds.
Rise and Shine and Duck Under game draws a crowd of curiosity seekers at the field.
Rise and Shine and Duck Under game draws a crowd of curiosity seekers at the field.
U-6 and 7's are really developing confidence with rep's and music  working the drag away move.
U-6 and 7’s are really developing confidence with rep’s and music working the drag away move.
Time to attack the Wily Wickettes to develope the ability to meg defenders.
Time to attack the Wily Wickettes to develope the ability to meg defenders.
7 and 8 year olds are running with the ball top speed and avoiding getting tagged by coaches.
7 and 8 year olds are running with the ball top speed and avoiding getting tagged by coaches.
5 and 6 year olds partner up for a wild game of 'SNATCH!'
5 and 6 year olds partner up for a wild game of ‘SNATCH!’
'Snatch' 1v1 continues to develope fast reactions.
‘Snatch’ 1v1 continues to develope fast reactions.
Prelude to the famous Cha Cha Slide dance with the coconut
Prelude to the famous Cha Cha Slide dance with the coconut
Cha Cha is in full swing, and I do mean swing. Look at those happy feet
Cha Cha is in full swing, and I do mean swing. Look at those happy feet

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U-12 Portland Soccer Club Girls Train to the Toons May 21, 2015

U-12 Portland Soccer Club Girls train hard to the Toons May 21, 2015 to prepare for a big match Friday night.

Shifty San Francisco Move!
Shifty San Francisco Move!
Baby Steps
Baby Steps
 eagle eye
eagle eye
Circles
Circles
Candy Calamari
Candy Calamari
Dippty Doo move
Dippty Doo move
Eyes on Vagell
Eyes on Vagell
Candy Calamari
Candy Calamari
Cha Cha Slide
Cha Cha Slide
electric Slide
electric Slide
The Airplane
The Airplane
Airplane Part II
Airplane Part II
Juggling from the sitting position
Juggling from the sitting position
Juggling from the sitting position
Juggling from the sitting position
Juggling from the sitting position
Juggling from the sitting position
Rock'n'Roll
Rock’n’Roll
Rock'N'Roll
Rock’N’Roll
Smiles and movement with the ball says it all.
Smiles and movement with the ball says it all.
Total Body Fakes to Toons
Total Body Fakes to Toons
U-12 Girls Ball Dancing to the Toons.
U-12 Girls Ball Dancing to the Toons.

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Month of May 2015 Soccertoons with the Portland Soccer Club

Mom and Son play 'Simon Says' with Coach Vagell
Mom and Son play ‘Simon Says’ with Coach Vagell
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Portland Girls High School Soccer Playes assited in training the youth players of the soccertoons session, they were an immediate hit with all involved.
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Super Player flies on top of the ball during a round of Simon Says.

 

Portland Girls Soccer Players work their abs with Coach Vagell and the  youth players.
Portland Girls Soccer Players work their abs with Coach Vagell and the youth players.
Parents help with instruction and that makes the 4 year olds feel safe and secure in a fun enviroment, led by coach Vagell.
Parents help with instruction and that makes the 4 year olds feel safe and secure in a fun enviroment, led by coach Vagell.
Look at this 3 year old balance on top of the ball on one leg during Simon Says game.
Look at this 3 year old balance on top of the ball on one leg during Simon Says game.
Players work their footskills to the toons and with the assistance of the Portland High Girls Soccer Stars of the State Champions. They received their state champion rings prior to the soccer training.
Players work their footskills to the toons and with the assistance of the Portland High Girls Soccer Stars of the State Champions. They received their state champion rings prior to the soccer training.
Even the Girls Varsity State Champs can use Soccertoons footskill training.
Even the Girls Varsity State Champs can use Soccertoons footskill training.
This little 4 year old girl is mastering using the outside and inside of her feet to push the coconut around with comfort and confidence.
This little 4 year old girl is mastering using the outside and inside of her feet to push the coconut around with comfort and confidence.
A 6 year old boy explodes into warp speed to escape the defender.
A 6 year old boy explodes into warp speed to escape the defender.
Nothing like having your parents help guide you along with the footskills when you are a pre-K player.
Nothing like having your parents help guide you along with the footskills when you are a pre-K player.
State Champions Portland High School Girls soccer players lead the youth in footskills to the Toons.
State Champions Portland High School Girls soccer players lead the youth in footskills to the Toons.
Dad assists his daughter and mom helps her son move that ball to the Toons.
Dad assists his daughter and mom helps her son move that ball to the Toons.
Everybody is shakin' and rattlin' to the Toons and lovin' it.
Everybody is shakin’ and rattlin’ to the Toons and lovin’ it.
Never get enough of footskills and music.
Never get enough of footskills and music.
Portland Soccer Clubs U-10 girls had a great weekend of soccer going undefeated in a tournament. Then on Monday more training with Coach Vagell and the Portland Coaches
Portland Soccer Clubs U-10 girls had a great weekend of soccer going undefeated in a tournament. Then on Monday more training with Coach Vagell and the Portland Coaches
U-10 Girls Soccer Coach of the Portland Club discusses what we learned today with Coach Vagell. Super coach of this U-10 team makes this all possible!
U-10 Girls Soccer Coach of the Portland Club discusses what we learned today with Coach Vagell. Super coach of this U-10 team makes this all possible!
Partners balancing ball for fun!
Partners balancing ball for fun!

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Soccertoons Rockin’ & Rollin’ May 2nd, 2015 with the Portland Soccer Club

Partners balancing ball for fun!
Partners balancing ball for fun!

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Players develope the push away move with coaches at Soccertoons.
Players develope the push away move with coaches at Soccertoons.
5 to 6 year old players already filling good about the Leapin' Lean move.
5 to 6 year old players already filling good about the Leapin’ Lean move.
How about 3 years old and learning the single leg feint Leapin' Lean with coach at Soccertoons May 2nd, 2015
How about 3 years old and learning the single leg feint Leapin’ Lean with coach at Soccertoons May 2nd, 2015
4 year old players learning the art of the Leapin' Lena side step with coaches of Soccertoons.
4 year old players learning the art of the Leapin’ Lena side step with coaches of Soccertoons.
Breakaway move are good to know even when you are 5 years old at Soccertoons.
Breakaway move are good to know even when you are 5 years old at Soccertoons.
The huge leap of faith move with 5 to 6 year old players at Portland with Soccertoons instruction.
The huge leap of faith move with 5 to 6 year old players at Portland with Soccertoons instruction.
Future George Best works his footskill magic at Soccertoons May 2nd,2015
Future George Best works his footskill magic at Soccertoons May 2nd,2015
Many touches on the ball with the music supplying the rhythm keeps these young stars smiliing and movin'.
Many touches on the ball with the music supplying the rhythm keeps these young stars smiliing and movin’.
May 2nd, 2015 the weather is beautiful and the players are all smiles as they develope their skills at Soccertoons in Portland Connecticut.
May 2nd, 2015 the weather is beautiful and the players are all smiles as they develope their skills at Soccertoons in Portland Connecticut.
Portland Soccer Club dances with the ball to Soccertoons May 2nd, 2015
Portland Soccer Club dances with the ball to Soccertoons May 2nd, 2015
Huge numbers says something must be right at Soccertoons sessions in Portland Connecticut as players train to music.
Huge numbers says something must be right at Soccertoons sessions in Portland Connecticut as players train to music.
Coach Vagell demonstrates the side step Leapin' Lena which players picked up for todays 'move of the day.' May 2nd, 2015
Coach Vagell demonstrates the side step Leapin’ Lena which players picked up for todays ‘move of the day.’ May 2nd, 2015
Players enjoy doing six different footskill moves while dancing the Cha Cha Slide at Soccertoons May 2, 2015
Players enjoy doing six different footskill moves while dancing the Cha Cha Slide at Soccertoons May 2, 2015
Coach Vagell demonstrates the Tennessee Toe Tap and players quickly pick it up and show the coach how to do it.
Coach Vagell demonstrates the Tennessee Toe Tap and players quickly pick it up and show the coach how to do it.
This young future star's smile at Soccertoons says it all, soccer with music and fun and they will come.
This young future star’s smile at Soccertoons says it all, soccer with music and fun and they will come.
Coach Vagell's favorite move is quickly being adopted by these 6 year old players, the Stop Hop Ah Push in Portland Connecticut
Coach Vagell’s favorite move is quickly being adopted by these 6 year old players, the Stop Hop Ah Push in Portland Connecticut
Portland Soccer Club 6 year old players are quickly comfortable with the Electric Slide and Glide move, May 2nd 2015
Portland Soccer Club 6 year old players are quickly comfortable with the Electric Slide and Glide move, May 2nd 2015
Looks like Barcelona warming up at Soccertoons this morning to the music.
Looks like Barcelona warming up at Soccertoons this morning to the music.
This 4 year old super star is picking up the Stop Hop Ah Push move with coach Vagell and Soccertoons, May 2nd, 2015.
This 4 year old super star is picking up the Stop Hop Ah Push move with coach Vagell and Soccertoons, May 2nd, 2015.

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