|Game:||7v7; two 25-minute halves; 40’ x 60’ field; 6’ x 8’ goals. No scores recorded.|
As equal as possible with rotations to all positions.
Every player should play every position during the season.
As at every level, practice = play.
|Practice Time:||Two times per week, which includes games (1 hour, 15 minutes maximum)|
|Objectives:||Skill development, basic principles of play, fun.|
|Technical:||Focus on developing individual technique. 75% of practice should be spent on technique.|
• Dribbling: Encourage risk taking, ball juggling; mastery of ball – left and right foot.
Speed, turning and sole of foot.
|• Receiving: Control and receiving pass heavily emphasized and correct surface.|
|• Shooting: Proper striking technique.|
• Passing: Proper technique- laces, inside, outside; short and long.
Control body shape and direction.
|• Heading: Self serve – partner serves. Proper technique.|
|• Tackling: Proper technique.|
|Goalkeeping:||Teach basic skills.|
Teach basic principles of play. Play variety of positions
– develop an awareness/complete player. Promote attacking soccer.
|Attacking:||1 v 1; encourage flair and risk taking.|
|Defending:||Learn depth and cover as well as width|
|Small Sided Games:||Play 2v1, 2v2, 2v3, 3v3.|