Slum soccer in partnership with British Council India, conducted a “Cascade Training” in order to see how the premier skills trained coaches are working to develop grassroots football in India.
Conducted on 18th September at Astroturf ground in Worli, Mumbai, a total of 60 children of two different aged group (U-14 & above 18) participated in the training. Two of our coaches who attended Premier skills in 2017 and 2018 led the activities.
During the training the children experienced an intense football practice focused on fundamental such as passing, controlling, teamwork, and dribbling along with fun activities which children enjoyed a lot.
The training was conducted considering the concept Smile(S- safe, M-maximum participation, I- Inclusion L- learning, E-enjoyment), child protection, age-appropriate coaching, and safe environment for children, all taken from their Premier skills training in Mumbai.
The chairman of the British Council India, Christopher Rodrigues and Helen Silvester observed the coaches in action.