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U7 & U8 COACHING RESOURCES

U7 & U8 Complete Coaching Curriculum


Team Management


Understanding Your Players



Coaching U7 & U8 Players



What to Teach U7 & U8 Players



Practice Day Information



Technical Breakdowns
 

Dribbling

Running with the Ball

Shielding the Ball

Turning with the Ball
Inside Hook (see skills video)
Outside Hook (see skills video)
Pull Back (see skills video)

Moves and Fakes to beat an opponent
Step Fake (see skills video)
Scissors Move (see skills video)
Inside Cut (see skills video)

Passing the ball

Receiving the ball

Striking the ball


U7 & U8 Training Blocks & Themes


U7 PRACTICE PLANS - FALL SEASON

Week 1, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 1, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 2, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 2, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 3, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 3, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 4, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 4, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 5, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 5, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 6, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 6, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 7, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 7, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 8, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 8, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate



U7 PRACTICE PLANS - SPRING SEASON

Week 1, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 1, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 2, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession w/Shielding
Week 2, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate w/Finishing
Week 3, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 3, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 4, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession w/Shielding
Week 4, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate w/Finishing
Week 5, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 5, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 6, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession w/Shielding
Week 6, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate w/Finishing
Week 7, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 7, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 8, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession w/Shielding
Week 8, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate w/Finishing



U8 PRACTICE PLANS - FALL SEASON

Week 1, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 1, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 2, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 2, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 3, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 3, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 4, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 4, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 5, Practice 1 - Keeping Possession
Week 5, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 6, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 6, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 7, Practice 1 - Keeping Possession
Week 7, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 8, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 8, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate


U8 PRACTICE PLANS - SPRING SEASON

Week 1, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 1, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 2, Practice 1 - Keeping Possession
Week 2, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Finish
Week 3, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 3, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 4, Practice 1 - Keeping Possession
Week 4, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Finish
Week 5, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 5, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 6, Practice 1 - Keeping Possession
Week 6, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Finish
Week 7, Practice 1 - Dribbling to Keep Possession
Week 7, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Penetrate
Week 8, Practice 1 - Keeping Possession
Week 8, Practice 2 - Dribbling to Finish



Game Day


Gate Game - Dribbling

 


 Team Knockout

 


1 v 1 to Goal 

 


Sequence Passing 

 


Game Game - Passing 

 


Line Passing