1. Fitness – Indoor soccer develops three fitness systems: (a) the ATP (Adenosine Tri Phosphate) System for short bursts of speed and power: (b) fire lactic acid system for intermediate power, and (c) the aerobic system for endurance. Indoor soccer utilizes all three systems to a high degree, thereby providing a well-rounded program of fitness…

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General Schedule For Games & Practices Specific game schedules will be available in late Aug. The weekday you practice will be determined in late July by your coach (1st-8th grades). We combine two grades per division (1st-8th grades). “Pre-K Kickers,” Three-Year Olds (Pre-K Boys & Girls): No formal games. Practice: Sat, 1:00-2:00pm, Fieldstone, Sept 7…

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About NWBSA, nwbsa.org Montvale (3rd-8th grades) is one of 23 member towns that make up the Northwest Bergen Soccer Association. We participate in league play each fall against other NWBSA towns, which includes Allendale, Fair Lawn, Franklin Lakes, Glen Rock, Hasbrouck Heights, Hawthorne, Ho-Ho-Kus/Saddle River, Mahwah, Maywood, Midland Park, North Haledon, Oakland, Paramus, Park Ridge,…

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Safety is Priority #1 We strictly enforce many important policies to help keep your child safe. Every attempt is made to create teams that are equal in terms of talent & age; and players can’t “play down” (see Division Eligibility above). Coach photos are required 3rd-8th grades for game-day passes, which are required to ensure…

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MAL Soccer is run 100% by volunteers: YOUR program depends on YOUR assistance. Please volunteer as a head or assistant coach. You would need to supply a picture (3rd-8th grades), sign Code of Conduct forms, and take a Rutgers SAFETY Clinic. You also need to take annually the “Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports” online…

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Montvale Athletic League recently renewed their Little League charter for the upcoming season.  Furthermore, in 2018 Little League changed their bat standard from the USSSA BPF 1.15 standard to a USA Baseball standard.  Montvale has been using wooden bats at the Minors and Majors for over 10 years.  This was primarly done to increase the…

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1. Listen to your Coaches – they will help you to learn and have fun! 2. Attend all practices – Work hard to improve your skills 3. Be a Team Player – get along and support your teammates. 4. No cursing – No FIGHTING – No taunting. 5. Learn teamwork, sportsmanship and discipline. 6. Be…

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Parents should be aware that some parking lots will fill up by 12:15 pm.  Plan to arrive early. The team will warm-up as a group at 12:30 pm on the field with the coaches.  Please, no parents on the field. The team has a tent that will be set up near the finish area and…

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General Information Membership fees covers the entry fee for an atlethes first 6 meets.  For the Junior Olympic Association meets, additional charges will be invoiced.  The coaches will help decide on what events an athlete will compete in.  If you cannot attend a meet, please tell the coaches the Monday before the scheduled event.  The…

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Parents, as you make your decision to have your children participate as members of the Montvale/Woodcliff Lake Cowboy Striders, let me take this opportunity to invite you to a higher level of personal involvement. The program is in need of dedicated and responsible adults to serve as coaches. Of course, we would love to have…

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