The eagerness of a group of junior football players was noticeable at Ison Park, South Nowra this week.
The juniors were taking part in a school holiday coaching clinic and they were all having a great time.
There was plenty of laughs, cheers and fun at the clinic, which was run by the Shoalhaven Football Assocation.
Amongst the fun a great deal of important football coaching took place.
The players were divided into various groups and accredited coaches put them through a series of football skill drills.
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The holiday clinics followed the FFA curriculum and taught the junior all the essential skills necessary for future football success.
These skills are the foundation for technical ability.
The four core skills include - running with the ball, one verse one, first touch and striking the ball were promoted.
No doubt all the players learnt a thing or two at the clinic and will be better players for the experience.
Other clinics, including a popular one at Lighthouse Oval, were held around the region over the holidays.