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How to Write a Training Session Plan- by Sam Snow, US Youth Soccer
Free Online Coaching Education for U6-U8 and U10-U12 by: US Youth Soccer
This is a two part course. Part one is going online and going through a 45min-1hr online section of coaching U6-U8 or U10-U12. This online instructing has video, reading text and quizzes to help learn about the selected specific age group. It covers laws, coaching methodology, player characteristics, safety and how to work with players of the specific age group. During the course coaches can stop anytime and comeback even days later till they can finish it. Following the course they can attend a 2 hour on field session and get their YM license. The field part is optional and will looked at every month/2 months on our end on where the field sessions will be. This online course is free to any registered TSSA coach in TN.
SoccerROM - Free mass lesson plans: Coming by March 1st 2013
Coaches will need to go to the SoccerRom website www.soccerrom.com and register and will then have access to the lesson plans. Once in coaches can type in a specific or general topic in which they wish to coach. A variety of activities will pop up and you can view them all. Coaches will select which warm-up, then small sided activities and finally an expanded activity to build their lesson plans. You will then be able to print the entire lesson plan to take with them to the field. Coaches please contact your club to get the code or contact the state office at 615-590-2200.
The Complete Coaches Manual for U6,U8 and U10 Soccer: by Lee Smith, TN DOC
These 3 books are created for new and old coaches entering the U6-U10 age group. You will find age specific characteristics, coaching do's and don'ts, how to build a lesson plan and very detailed activities for this particular age group. These books are sold online at "World Class Coaching". Please give Lee Smith a call at the TN state office more information about them or other questions in general.
U8 Dribbling at Different Speeds - by Lee Smith
U8 Dribbling and Space Awarness - by Lee Smith
U8 Session 1
U8 Session 2
U8 Session 3
U8 Session 4
U8 Session 5 - by Vince Ganzberg, Indiana Soccer
U10 Session (Dribbling)
U10 Session (Why We Juggle)
U11 Session (Finishing) - by Sam Snow, US Youth Soccer
U12 Session (1st Defender) - by Sam Snow, US Youth Soccer
Coaching Ideas for the U10-11 Player - Courtesy of US Soccer
Sessions by Theme (U13 and Older
Speed of Play U14 Intermediate- Lee Smith
Attacking and Shooting - Ajit Korgaokar
Combine to Attack Wide
Defending in Pairs
Keeping Possession - by Curtis Blair
Penetrating the Defense in the Attacking Third - by Curtis Blair
Shifting the Area of Play
Shooting and Finishing - by Ajit Korgaokar
Transition - by Ajit Korgaokar
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