Youth Coach Ideas

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This is from the US Youth Soccer website. This was in the coaches education section.

These are free practice ideas from the US Youth Soccer Website. You can find may more on US Youth Soccer's website and so many more organizations.

They have soccer U6, U8, U10, U12 but they can be adjusted to use in differnt ages.

U6 is close to PK/K
U8 is close to 1/2 grade
U10 is close to 3/4 grade
U12 is close to 5/6 grade

click on the links to open a PDF

U6_Coordination_&_Balance

u6_dribbling

U6+Coordination+Movement

U8 Passing

U8_Dribbling

U8_Pair_Activities

u8_receiving

u10_foot_coordination_speed

U10_Receiving_Lofted_Balls

U10_Tackling

u12_defending

u12_defending_pressure_cover

u12_penetration

u12_spatial_awareness