WABA mod systems

WABA where fun is #1

WABA was created to elevate US soccer youth participation and development to competitive world standards by gamifying and incentivizing practice while making it fun for all ages and skill levels. This revolutionary and innovative system accelerates mastery by customizing 1:1 player development goals and curriculums in a written progress plan while engaging players in cutting edge training methods. Monthly mastery goals integrated with WABA's player development model are guided by a pro coach/mentor using trackable objective standards

The WABA mod (modular) system empowers athletes to guide their own training needs by choosing practice and game sessions that accentuate their individual strengths, growth areas, and field position desires. Each mod is a 45 minute training or small sided game that can be combined to create a 45-180 minute integrated daily practice plan. Mods are combined in ways that make them a progressive and comprehensive development experience.

WABA development modules address the building blocks needed to play soccer at any level: recreational. club, elite, development academy, high school, college, PDL, or Pro. The website sections that follow explain current and future WABA mods and how they dovetail into realizing your soccer goals. 


Aerial Practice Plan Sample

Attacking Practice Plan Sample - 2 Mods

Bal/Rhy Practice Plan Sample - 3 Mods

WABA Player Development Model

WABA mod system

WABA membership

WABA book-it

WABA learn-it

WABA tots

WABA tykes

WABA top-it 2500

Juggling Roadmap

Eyes Up


WABA games


WABA tag

WABA prep

WABA discovery lab

WABA cognitive

WABA track

WABA mentor

WABA leagues & events

WABA pitches

WABA gearFormato

Aerial Practice Plan Sample - 4 Mods

WABA top-it 2500

Top-IT 2500 was developed to empower soccer players with the most comprehensive skills training on the planet. Five minute instruction videos overlaying all four VARK learning models combined with WABA formato and WABA games create learning paths up to 50% more effective than traditional training. This combined methodology is the backbone of Top-IT technical skills mastery and the WABA System. Engagement and challenges are increased through video recording and tracking activities with objective metrics to attempt to beat your personal best, peers, and pros around the globe. WABA's proprietary FASSTT™ practice method builds thick muscle myelin increasing maximum quickness and tempo with varying repetitive practice activities enabling skills to imbed in the subconscious.   

FASSTTT Practice

Top-IT Beat the Pro & Awards

Top-IT Pitch Markings



WABA Formato are sequences of soccer skills that are learned through WABA's trademarked FASSTTT practice method and then performed in a defined sequence as well as a freestyle sequence created by each individual athlete. This method is much like the kata's and form's used to learn and practice most martial arts. Like Taekwondo, WABA Formato has 24 forms/formats that comprise mastery of 212 skills. Players are tested for mastery of these forms and awarded certificates and patches for successful completion of Formato 1-24, Formato 1-24 Freestyle, and Formato 25-48 Pro. 

WABA Field Game List

WABA Field Game Gear


WABA games

WABA Games are fun and innovative, 1v1 and 2v2, small sided soccer games. They develop elite level techniques, athleticism, and intelligence through gamifying practice and promoting experimentation. These 40 unique field games leverage the use of rebounders, nets, targets, cones, buckets, and goals to promote falling in love with the beautiful game of soccer, while competing fiercely. WABA Wall & Tech Games are played in a 24'X30' indoor WABA Personal Pitch. These high tech soccer games are aided by video projection, laser sensors, and gesture technology. With video games being a major roadblock to youth athletic development in todays plugged in world, WABA is embracing technology to engage athletic participation by developing unique small sided soccer games based around the latest trends in video gaming.

WABA Wall & Tech Games

WABA Wall & Tech  Games List



WABstAcles are fun soccer and agility activities combining technical and physical skills in multi step obstacle race courses. WABstAcles motivate athletes to perform at their highest level with Ginga (style and grace) to beat old records, opponents, pros scores', and prevailing world records. Obstacles and activities include the use of balls, cones, buckets, targets, goals, walls, rebounders, speed and agility ladders, hurdles, tumbling mats, crash pads, bosus, paddles, mannequins, hula hoops, jump ropes, and other tools. The activities in WABstAcles are skills challenges from Top-IT 2500 and often practices at the beginning of a WABstAcle training session. Wabstacles are video recorded with laser timing gates at varying intervals to capture split times, provide recorded feedback on style and grace while tracking metrics for feedback and future growth. 

WABstAcle Videos

WABstAcle List

WABstAcle Gear

WABstAcle Pitch


WABA cognitive

WABA Cognitive Games are 


WABA track

WABA Track has four main objectives: record metrics, 

compare results, motivate athletes, recognize advanced achievements. Clubs, teams, organizations, and individuals have access to WABA track, a website that gives each player their own performance and achievement dashboard. Athletes and coaches can track their training and results and compare it to performance standards by birth year of athletes in their club, state, country or across the globe. Participants can track performance and stats for: 2500 Top-IT Skills, 48 Formato badges, 50 WABstAcles, and 30 WABA Cognitive Games. Videos of their achievements can also be uploaded to WABA Track.

WABA Track Sign In or Sign Up

WABA Track - Individuals

WABA Track - Clubs & Organizations

WABA  World Records

WABA Track Recognitions & Awards


WABA leagues & events

WABA Leagues and Events are 




Club Fundraisers

Club Supplimental  Practice


WABA pitches

WABA Game Pitch designs can be imaged on grass, turf, hardwood flooring, futsal squares, tile, cement, or blacktop. They are easily modified to many different sizes depending upon application and space availability.  Four game pitches can fit on a futsal pitch or an NBA, NCAA, or HS basketball court. Forty WABA Game Pitches can fit on a regulation size soccer pitch. When imaging a WABA Game Pitch on surfaces where simplicity and economics are concerned a white outline is substituted for the multiple colored pitch. While using a temporary space cones and markers can be easily set up and taken down to play individual WABA Games. WABA Game pitches also have markings and areas to perform 2500 different Top-IT 2500 skills challenges and WABA Formato.

WABA field game pitch

sprayed on grass

16' x 40' plus fringe

WABA B Squared Pitch

Markers on epoxy floor 12' x 12' in bounds

16' x 16'  pitch

WABA field game pitch

on Sport Court surface

23.5' x 50'

Top-IT  18-5 Rollovers Pitch

Cones on turf

5 rows, 18' long

with 5 evenly spaced cones

WABA Personal Pitch

Indoor with walls for

technology aided games

and video replay

24' x 30'

WABA Round

Electronic passing pitch

24' circle

WABAgon Pitch


walled game pitch/goals36' octagon



reflex pitch

7' x 21'


WABA gear

WABA gear are pitches, game equipment, balls, storage & transportation carts for all your WABA needs. Choose from an assortment of WABA pitch solutions: WABA Pitch Template to spray a temporary pitch on grass, 23'X50' snap court WABA Pitch, WABA Personal Pitch, WABAgon 36' octangular game pitch, WABA Round 12' & 24' transportable electronic passing games, WABA Pit 7' X21' quick reflex enclosed game pitch. Purchase game equipment and balls to facilitate the entire WABA System. Securely store and easily transport equipment from location to location. Optional tablet and telescoping video cameras can be attached to WABA Carts to aid in registration, data collection, video training and recording.

WABA Equipment

WABA Balls

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