Convention Session Types

Field Demonstrations   

 

The presenter will be provided a demonstration team and equipment that is outlined below.  During the 60 minutes please provide the coaches in attendance a session based on your philosophies or coaching methods.  Please remember that you are coaching the coaches through the players on the field, give instructions to both the players and to the coaches in attendance.  These demonstrations will be presented by some of the highest level coaches from around the globe on our two turf fields. The presenting coach will utilize local elite teams to paint the picture of their chosen topic. 

 

Futsal Court 

 

An official futsal sport-court surface will be provided by US Futsal to be utilized to demonstrate futsal specific rules, training activities, and techniques. A demonstration team and necessary equipment will be provided. Please remember that you are coaching the coaches through the players on the field, give instructions to both the players and to the coaches in attendance.  In association with U.S. Futsal, training sessions will be demonstrated by specialized futsal coaches on an official futsal court. Futsal is the only version of indoor soccer endorsed by FIFA, it is played with 5 players on each team typically on a hard court surface similar to the approximate size of a basketball court. There will also be education on futsal conducted in a classroom setting as well. 

 

Lecture  

 

A lecture presentation is given in a theater style setting. Attendees will listen, take notes, and interact with the presenter occasionally. These sessions are normally accompanied by a power point or some type of visual aid to enhance the presentation. 

 

Panel  

 

A panel is anywhere from 2-6 presenters discussing either a single or wide range of topics. The moderator should provide direction for the session and they may use a power point or visual aid to accompany their presentation. At the discretion of the moderator, the attendees will be able to ask questions for the panel to discuss using the Catchbox wireless microphone.  

 

Roundtable  

 

A round table discussion offers the most involvement for attendees.  A brief presentation or scenario will be given, but can also ask questions while the attendees discuss, offer up solutions, or ask additional questions while the presenter reviews. The session contains the most interaction between attendee and presenter.  The presenter will have access to utilize the CatchBox wireless microphone.  

 

Take part in an interactive discussion where you will get the chance to network with other attendees and exchange ideas and experiences. 

 

Spotlight  

 

Similar to a 1-on-1 interview, a moderator will ask questions to the presenter on the topic. Brief visual aids may be utilized such as an introduction video. The purpose is to share stories and insight on the spotlighted guest on a topic which the guest is an expert on.  

 

My Favorite Activity  

 

Each session will be in a sixty-minute time block with 8 minutes assigned to the presenter for their activity to be shared.  Presenters will share their favorite training activity related to the topic of the session utilizing a still image from template session software.  

Learn from coaches from every walk of life as they present their best techniques and useful activities for the specialized parts of the sport. Each hour will feature 6 coaches presenting on 6 different activities on the topic of the hour in this open, free-flowing format. You will also receive a copy of the activities following each session for you to take home to help improve your own teams. 

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The Member Services Help Center is available if you have any questions or need any help. You can also contact the Members Services Team at 816-471-1941 or membership@unitedsoccercoaches.org.