The 2nd edition of NOGOMETNA POCETNICA within Istra 1961 has started! 30 girls and boys of preschool age, born from 2005 onwards, will be able to experience their beginnings in football.
The school started operating this September, and the monthly membership fee is 250 KN per month / 9 months.
Membership fee includes:
2 workouts per week – 9 months
1 season ticket for home games 1. HNL
Macron sportswear: jersey, shorts, socks, tracksuit.
A 30% discount on the amount of the monthly membership fee is given to children who come from socially disadvantaged families or are in a social welfare program, which is proven by appropriate documents.

How to enroll your child?
Enrollment is possible at the Club’s premises at the Aldo Drosina Stadium in Pula.
Vlado Orlić, head of Nogometna pocetnica
📱 098 366 300
Locations and training time
MONDAY and THURSDAY 17:00 – 18:30
Dom Brace Ribar (November, December, January, February, March)
Polygon Aldo Drosina Stadium Pula (October, April, May, June)

What is the Nogometna Početnica of NK Istra 1961?

• It is a sports-entertainment-pedagogical program

• It is a place of adopting healthy living habits for the child; our coaches act as educators
• It is a program through which we intend to provide comprehensive training of the child through football, and the basic pillars are: Fun, Learning, Training
• It is an environment of zero tolerance for discrimination based on gender, ethnicity, physical ability, etc.
• Accordingly, our philosophy will not be focused on the technical and tactical elements of football, but on the overall psychophysical development of the child.
• Avoidance of harmful phenomena such as competition, misconduct, discrimination, swearing…
Work programme:
· Development of strength, flexibility, speed and endurance
· Development of basic psychomotor skills: laterality, coordination, balance…
· Injury prevention through balanced and tailored training
· Getting to know your own body and possibilities.
· The habit of warming up and stretching
· Introduction to a healthy lifestyle
· Rational use of technologies
· Promoting team spirit
· Respect for human rights
· Gradual development of basic intellectual skills (attention, expression, perception, memory
· Nogometna Početnica is an ideal complement to school and family education