U11 and older soccer provides the emergence of the strategy and need for skill and team work in the game. As the players get older, the number of players on the field and the size of the field increases. However, all leagues play under the same basic rules of play.
U11/12 play eight on a side games U13 and older play 11 on a side games
Goals: 1) Teach fair play and sportsmanship 2) Teach field boundaries and general rules 3) Teach skills related to proper kicking techniques 4) Teach individual skills related to dribbling and shooting the ball 5) Teach ball trapping skills from passes to bouncing balls 6) Teach ball distribution from short to long passes 7) Teach anticipation in players to be productive on offense and defense 8) Teach use of other players to elevate play levels 9) Teach offensive and defensive positioning and tactics 10) Play in an energized and competitive near-by community travel league
Practice drills are to designed to be fun and instructive. All drills should be suitable to hold their attention while building the identified skill or understanding of the game.
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