Parents and kids, lead by one of our instructors, play organized games together to develop listening skills, balance, ball skills and foot-eye coordination. Thumpers is the ideal next step for Bunnies veterans who are not yet old enough for the Hoppers level, and a perfect introduction to Lil' Kickers for new players who are just barely 3 years old.
- Thumpers classes are 40 minutes long
- The ratio for Thumpers classes is 12:1 w/parents on the field
Lil' Kickers is a nationally renowned, non-competitive child development soccer program for boys and girls ages 18 months to 7 years. This program introduces children to the concept of soccer, while also developing movement and interaction skills. In fact, we don't just teach soccer to kids - we use soccer as a tool to teach kids about life. In Lil' Kickers, we reward the effort, not the outcome.
Because Lil' Kickers is first and foremost a child development program, our purpose is really to help children mature on all levels. Our classes focus on building a strong physical, intellectual and emotional foundation that will help children be successful on and off the soccer field. We believe in teaching children in ways that suit their developmental level. So you won't see adult-like skill drills in our classes, but you will see teaching methods specifically designed to create an atmosphere that is effective and fun. You will also see happy, confident and sweaty kids who are eager to learn and want to keep coming back for more.