Soccertoons fun May 21, 2016 at Portland Soccer Club with coach Vagell

New method of getting players comfortable wtih the ball and parents together. Shoulder therapy.
New method of getting players comfortable wtih the ball and parents together. Shoulder therapy.
Another therapeutic method of ball comfort back to back parent and child and ball.
Another therapeutic method of ball comfort back to back parent and child and ball.
How about head to head with the coconut with parent and child?
How about head to head with the coconut with parent and child?
Standing up from back to back is not easy for a six foot dad with his two foot son, but love and fun conquers all.
Standing up from back to back is not easy for a six foot dad with his two foot son, but love and fun conquers all.
Arms extended for balance and parental support.
Arms extended for balance and parental support.
six year old dribbles through the wiley wicketts
six year old dribbles through the wiley wicketts
The beginning of the airplane move with six year olds.
The beginning of the airplane move with six year olds.
An accomplished airplane maneuver by a six year old.
An accomplished airplane maneuver by a six year old.
Players learn to score on two moving goals, not easy but loads of fun.
Players learn to score on two moving goals, not easy but loads of fun.
Another two goal shooting option with a young superstar at Soccertoons clinics.
Another two goal shooting option with a young superstar at Soccertoons clinics.
Have to have one poser, and thats ok as long as were having some fun and learning.
Have to have one poser, and thats ok as long as were having some fun and learning.

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U-13’s Portland Soccer Club train with Coach Vagell May 19, 2016 Zone Defending

Changing direction away from pressure part of the possession training today.
Changing direction away from pressure part of the possession training today.
Pressure and Cover Training, balance about to be added to the zone.
Pressure and Cover Training, balance about to be added to the zone.
Part III of zonal defending added, the playes are beginning to understand and execute PCB zone.
Part III of zonal defending added, the playes are beginning to understand and execute PCB zone.
Dribbling away from pressure, not so easy.
Dribbling away from pressure, not so easy.
Have to have one poser, and thats ok as long as were having some fun and learning.
Have to have one poser, and thats ok as long as were having some fun and learning.
Overlap was successful getting behind the zone but unfortunately the server did not notice her run into space.
Overlap was successful getting behind the zone but unfortunately the server did not notice her run into space.
Entire team posing combination of blueberries and orange crush.
Entire team posing combination of blueberries and orange crush.
Blueberries strike a pose
Blueberries strike a pose
Orange Crush poses for publicity stunt.
Orange Crush poses for publicity stunt.
Picture says it all, this team is so much fun to train with, and they win and perform at a high level.
Picture says it all, this team is so much fun to train with, and they win and perform at a high level.

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Rain no issues with Soccertoons and the Portland Soccer Club in May 2016

6 year olds enjoy the Cha Cha Slide and learning six moves within the dance
6 year olds enjoy the Cha Cha Slide and learning six moves within the dance
Jeff Vagell trains the coaches and the players on the in & out push away move of the day.
Jeff Vagell trains the coaches and the players on the in & out push away move of the day.
7 year olds attack the wicketts developing a soft dribbling touch and most importantly confidence and fun.
7 year olds attack the wicketts developing a soft dribbling touch and most importantly confidence and fun.
One of the many great youth coaches at Portland Soccer Club learn with the players the famous pull and push away move.
One of the many great youth coaches at Portland Soccer Club learn with the players the famous pull and push away move.
Spin through the wickett and explode away is the theme of this acitivity.
Spin through the wickett and explode away is the theme of this acitivity.
Session ends in the rain and coach Vagell chats with players and coaches to review the days session.
Session ends in the rain and coach Vagell chats with players and coaches to review the days session.

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