Top 10 Reasons to Play Futsal

  1. Ball Control – With limited space, an out of bounds and constant opponent pressure, improved ball control skills are required.
  2. Speed of Play – With limited space, constant opponent pressure and a 4 second restart rule players learn to play fast to survive. Allows players numerous opportunities to frequently touch the one “toy” on the field, namely, the ball.
  3. GOALS!! – Presents many opportunities to score goals and score goals often.
  4. Fast Pace – Encourages regaining possession of the ball as a productive, fun and rewarding part of the game (defending).
  5. No Hiding – Maximizes active participation and minimizes inactivity and boredom.
  6. Simple Format – Eliminates complicated rules such as offsides that may hinder youngsters from “playing” and learning.
  7. Skills in Tight Spaces – A small field with lines puts players constantly under pressure from other players and out-of-play boundaries.
  8. Athletic Development – accelerated development of motor and coordination skills among children.
  9. “Soccer Brain” – Accelerated acquisition of positional sense, and rapid decision making.
  10. FUN!! – Players enjoy the challenge of playing a fast paced skill oriented game that test their abilities.