South Central Premier

Pre-Competitive - U13 & U14

Be demanding, but continue to be positive with them. Switch to a more competitive mindset and place more emphasis on it, but keep it fun. Continue to encourage risk-taking and experimenting, but begin to hold them accountable if they choose the incorrect action. Understand many of them will be entering puberty and have their growth spurts at this time and, so some may struggle with self-esteem issues. Again, we are laying the groundwork for the mental strength that playing at higher levels will demand later.