Required Training for all coaches in JASA:
Free online coaching training from US Soccer, "Constructive Soccer - Principles of Play Clinic".
USSF & NSCAA Training at Ohio South Youth Soccer Association The "F" course is only 2 hours and completely online. The cost is $25.
|Kicker (U6 & U4, U5)||Kicker Game Rules|
|Mini (U7 & U8)||Mini Game Rules|
|Cub (U9 & U10)||Cub Game Rules|
|Junior (U11-U12)||Junior Game Rules|
- 90 minute practices
- 5-20 minutes per drill
- Add some physical fitness to practice
- Players learn field positions, plays, and advanced techniques and foot skills
- Small sided games in practice are good learning vehicles
Here are some very professional league websites with extensive coaching references