The System.

The W9 Soccer System is a methodology for developing players and managing training programs. It is an orderly, logical approach to teaching players what they must know in order to reach their maximum potential.

The system acts as a player development framework, consisting of a standardized set of techniques, concepts, criteria, and drills for developing capable soccer players. The W9 Soccer System brakes the game down into the Nine Pillars of Mastery.


Nine Pillars of Mastery

Piller 1 – Physical Mastery

Coordination training: – movement – balance – strength – flexibility – rhythm

  • Master the four different ways of movement
  • Master the art of using proper body mechanics to achieve balance
  • Master the art of rhythmic movement
  • Master the art of lateral movement
    Master the art of increasing flexibility
  • Master the art of body weight training
  • Master the art of body management and up keep
Pillar 2 – Mastering The Ball

Demystifying & simplifying how to control a soccer ball

  • Master the four principles of ball control
  • Master the art of touching the correct part of the ball
  • Master the art of touching the ball with the correct part of your body
  • Master the art of aim using the ball line
  • Master the art of strike though the entire ball
Pillar 3 – Mastering the art of Close Control Dribbling

Jump-steps, acceleration, turns, pivoting, and shielding

  • Master the art of taking soft touches
  • Master the art of moving fluidly with the ball
  • Master the art of rhythmic dribbling
  • Master the art of accelerate with the ball
  • Master the art of slowing down with the ball
  • Master the art of and dribbling laterally
  • Mastering are the of protecting the ball
  • Master the art of turning with the ball
  • Master the art of pivoting with the ball
  • Master the art of one foot maneuvering
Pillar 4 – Mastering the art of Passing and Receiving

Kicking the ball accurately and controlling a moving ball

  • Master the art of identifying the pass line
  • Master the art of positioning
  • Master the art of timing
  • Master the art of central foot to ball contact
  • Master the art of cushioning the ball
  • Master the art of re-positioning
  • Master the art of aiming and re-aiming
  • Master the art of kicking the ball straight
  • Master the art of the follow through
Pillar 5 – Mastering the art of Creative Dribbling

  • Mastering the art of reactionary dribbling
  • Master the art of dynamic dribbling
  • Master the art of using fakes
  • Master the art of deception
  • Master the art of L shape spacing
  • Master the art of exploding past defenders
Pillar 6 – Mastering the art of Finishing

  • Master the art of positioning
  • Master the art of prepping a shot
  • Master the art of aiming
  • Master the art of striking the ball straight
  • Master the four essential shots
  • Master the art of finishing using angles
  • Master the art of crossing and finishing
  • Master the art of power shooting
  • Master the art of one touch finishing
  • Master the art of touch then shoot
  • Master the art of turn and shoot
  • Master the art of shooting off the dribble
  • Master the art of separating from defenders
Pillar 7 – Mastering small-sided game tactics

1v1 tactical Mastery

  • Master the art of faking away from space
  • Mastering the art of attacking into space
  • Master the art of retreating
  • Master the art of protecting the ball

3v1 Tactical Mastery

  • Master the art of off-the-ball movement
  • Master the art of creating large passing angles
  • Master the art of connecting the pass

2v2 Tactical Mastery

  • Master the art of decision-making
  • Master the art of creating space
  • Master the art of creating passing lanes
  • Master the art of receiving the ball under presser
  • Master defensive marking and help defense

3v3 Tactical Mastery

  • Master the art of creating space for your teammates
  • Master the art of third-man runs
  • Master defensive pressure, cover, balance.
Pillar 8 – Video study / breakdown

Students will learn

  • The importance of watching soccer
  • How to analyze a soccer game
  • Technique through video lessons
  • Field positioning through video lessons
  • Decision-making through video lessons
Pillar 9 – Mental Mastery

Nine Key Character Traits to Mastery

  1. Drive
  2. Knowledge
  3. Work
  4. Growth
  5. Patience
  6. Competitiveness
  7. Imagination
  8. Confidence
  9. Personality

Origin.

In 2013, Warren compiled his secret techniques and training methods that he learned from top player around the world into a linear, step-by-step program. He then teamed up with some of the top youth coaches in america to launch the W9 Soccer System in order to offer the next generation of players a chance to develop into world-class players and compete as equals against the world’s best.

W9 Soccer is dedicated to developing the most effective developmental soccer system for American players that compensates for American cultural weaknesses and caters to American strengths.


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Methods.

Although private training is the most effective way to develop players in America, it is a relatively obscure form of training. Realizing that the key to global dissemination of effective private training was the development of a formalized curriculum, the W9 Soccer System dedicated several years to organizing the most efficient techniques and drills in the most logical sequence based on their complexity and usefulness in developing a complete player. Furthermore, W9 Soccer functions under the belief that true success in soccer comes through character development and the discipline gained from self-training.


To allow each player to reach their maximum potential, we do not operate under the team-first system utilized around the country. Our primary focus is not on developing successful teams. Instead, we concentrate on developing successful players. Our goal is to give every student the knowledge and confidence they need to master the game of soccer.


Programs.

W9 Soccer University.

W9 Soccer University is your gateway to the most complete and easy-to-follow video-based ‘self-training’ soccer curriculum on the web. With the new subscription plans, you can get total access to the ever-growing linear curriculum for a small monthly fee.


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Developmental Program.

The W9 Soccer Developmental Program is a private small group training class that focuses on the individual player rather than on the team. The program is designed to give personal attention to every student, helping them become a better individual player physically, technically and mentally.


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Camps.

The W9 Soccer Camp focuses on the introduction to the Nine Pillars of Mastery in a fun learning environment. Through our camp structure and skills-centered curriculum, an environment is created that keeps players invested in their own development, long after the camp concludes.


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