Tournament play give teams the opportunity to play several games in a short period of time. This opportunity for frequent repetitions of skills and tactics can be the key to improvement for players and teams. Tournament play also helps to teach a team how to play and win in a pressure situation. In addition, it gives each player the opportunity to travel, and to meet soccer players from other places. It also gives the coaching staff an opportunity to learn from other programs and to measure the progress of the Club's teaching efforts.