This study sought to evaluate the impact of different sports activities on bone mineral density and content in male Portuguese athletes involving futsal and swimming. Abstract Physical activity plays a crucial role in bone mass acquisition during childhood and adolescence, with weight-bearing and high-impact sport activities being more beneficial. This…
The Top 12 Experience offers 10 players and 2 goalkeepers from selected age groups the unique opportunity to come together, train, compete and live like a professional futsal player for ten days each year in Barcelona, Spain. Earlier this year in March, the Top 12 Experience took place in Barcelona.…
James Moore wrote this piece of research investigating the motivations and influences on an adults’ decisions to play a specific football format in England, looking at the differences in motivation between futsal, 11-a-side football and small-sided football participants.
"To do this, we will work with existing clubs such as Bolton Futsal Club, Manchester Futsal Club and UK Futsal Academy who have made massive strides in the region", Warren Barlow, former chairman of the Bolton, Bury and District Football League, now chairman of the Red Rose Futsal League.
Futsal has become an important part of the Premier League’s Youth Development programme since the Elite Player Performance Plan (EPPP) was introduced in 2012.
The Pacific Palms Public School’s futsal team traveled to Port Macquarie in New South Wales, Australia to represent the school in the State Futsal Champions of Champions competition recently.
There are plans afoot to increase the focus on dribbling as a key skill and also an appetite to put futsal at the heart of youth development.
There was plenty of success for Upminster’s Finta Futsal at the Mareseme International Cup, with all three of their sides entered in the event reaching their respective age-group finals.
Major League Soccer Clubs Real Salt Lake and Portland Timbers plus players Kyle Beckerman and DaMarcus Beasley developing Futsal courts for their communities, supporting player development and giving the community the opportunity to experience playing Futsal.
Today: 24,600 registered players; a 314% increase over five years. At a time when young people’s participation in organized sport is in decline—in New Zealand and around the world—that is something remarkable.