As a proud supporter of the Canadian
Soccer Association’s (CSA) LTPD: Wellness to World Cup (long term player
development), designed to provide players of ALL skill levels an opportunity to
learn, grow and develop at their own individual pace, Albion FC underpins its
many development programs with the following philosophies:
All Albion FC teams will
strive to produce exciting, attacking soccer, based on a possession philosophy.
We will apply a good work ethic and have the Physical and Psychological
determination to apply the correct Technical skills and Tactical play(s), in
all areas of the field.
Simply put, Long Term Player
Development (LTPD) is a framework to maximize a player’s potential and long
term involvement in sport over the course of their life. Albion FC sets out a
vision that takes advantage of the history and culture of the game to increase
participation and to lay the foundations of success long into the future.
Long-Term Player Development
LTPD is a program for soccer
player development, training, competition, and recovery based on biological age
(i.e.physical maturity) rather than chronological age. It is player centred,
coach driven, and administration, sport science, and sponsor supported.