- Confidence with the ball
- Critical decision making skills
- Speed and quickness
- Footwork and finesse
At the Bolts we are BIG fans of Futsal! We believe the training and lessons learned are directly relevant to what we do outside on the pitch. There are no mistakes that many of the best players in the world have grown up in places and played this sport from a very young age thru adulthood.
US Soccer has recognized that Futsal is a great tool for the development of soccer players, thus they have introduced it in their Development Academy program.
The hard surface, heavier low bounce ball, small dimensions, and reduced number of players create an intense game, which demands greater technical and tactical awareness from its participants. The speed of play is amazing and makes for FAST BREAK FUN while working towards
In Brazil the utilization of futsal for the development of soccer players has been used at the majority of the big clubs. Players like Neymar, Marcelo, Willian, Philippe Coutinho, have attributed their outstanding technical abilities and creativity in small spaces to their involvement in futsal as youngsters.