9-17-13 Gates Training

Tuesday Training Notes

On a picture perfect day in D.C., the Black-and-Red returned from its day off and went back to work. After agility and fitness, the squad shifted focus to sharp passing and quick movement in a passing drill. Next, DCU played three team possession with a goal of passing through gates to a teammate before moving onto a scrimmage with four full-size nets. Finally, United ended with a small sided scrimmage.

Bill Hamid and Perry Kitchen named 24 Under 24
This week, MLSsoccer.com has been unveiling it’s 24 Under 24 list, as it does each season. Central midfielder Perry Kitchen, at just 21-years-old, has been named #22, while Black-and-Red goalkeeper Bill Hamid was named #18. For a complete list of 16-24, click here

Pictures from Training

Joe Willis is tethered to the post by a resistance band while Preston Burpo, Andrew Dykstra and Bill Hamid volley shots at him.

Conor Doyle receives the ball during possession.

Four goals set up for a high-energy scrimmage.

A view from behind one of the four goals.

Andrew Dykstra getting ready for a shot.

Goalkeepers work on their footwork and speed on a beautiful day under a clear sky.

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