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Player Resources

Welcome to the Player Zone!

The CFJ West Player Zone has been designed to provide help and advice for all of our players. We realize that you, our players, love the game and this interactive section of our website allows you to get training advice and activities to practice at home. 

These additional resources are designed to keep you motivated and encourage you to develop your overall soccer ability at home by acquiring valuable knowledge and skills through these online, educational documents.

We are committed to providing the most up to date, comprehensive and high quality training for all of our players. Please check back for new, exciting additions to this page!

FIFA World Cup 2018

Player Poll

Chicago Fire History

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US Soccer You Tube Channel

Find the candidates story's and year in review on the USSF's You Tube page.

Chicago Fire #CF97

Chicago Fire You Tube Channel

Find more awesome videos from #CF97 on the Chicago Fire You Tube page.

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Junior Supporters Club

Learn more about how you can receive Chicago Fire fan newlsetters and advice for young players.

Player Development

At CFJ West, we are always looking to cultivate an environment which allows you, the player, to learn and develop to the best of your ability. Make sure you are continually looking for ways to get better and improve. Our coaching syllabus highlights the key things we are looking for from you on the field. In addition, our players code of conduct outlines what we expect from Chicago Fire Juniors players.

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Player Homework

Make sure you are always practicing your soccer skills, even at home. 10mins per day, 6 days per week = 1hour extra practice! Download these practices and sharpen your skills at home!

Player Education

Keeping yourself in top condition off the field is just as important as what you do on it. All Chicago Fire Juniors players should review the documents below and see how much you can implement into your daily lifestyle.

Positional Awareness

How well do you know your position on the field? Make sure you are aware of what is expected of you on the field by watching the pros. Look at these documents and watch your Fire favorites in action.

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FUTSAL

Futsal is a 5 a-side soccer-like game played on a hard court. The game is different from soccer in that it is played with a heavier size 4 ball, smaller goals, and has some rule particularities. 

CFJ West offer futsal indoor options for some of its teams. Use the videos on the right to learn about the game, its rules, and watch some outstanding highlights. 

Player Video Resources

BALL MASTERY

TACTICAL AWARENESS

TECHNICAL SKILLS