Lakelands Toros Soccer Club

2009-2007 Recreation Curriculum

Lakelands Toros Recreation Curriculum: 2009-2007


Principles of Age Appropriate Development

Characteristics:

  • 8-12 year olds have a special ability to learn. Therefore, this is the right age to work on specific soccer techniques and skills. Developing good technique is essential at this age.

  • 1v1 and 2v1 attacking and defending situations are important to develop individual skills as well as passing techniques to develop the necessary team game.

  • Use SSG to develop basic attacking and defending principles.

  • Speed, coordination, balance and agility are the main physical aspects to improve at this stage.



2009-2007 Practice Set Up

Warm Up - 15 minutes

Technical Game - 20 minutes

Scrimmage - 25 minutes

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60 minutes

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2009-2007 Recreation Schedule

Practice 1

Warm Up

15 minutes

Technical Game

20 minutes

Scrimmage

25 minutes


Dribbling


The Network (w/out a ball)



Break the Chain

2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.


Practice 1 - Dribbling - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - The Network (w/out a ball)
Video Tutorial - Break the Chain

Practice 2

Warm Up

15 minutes

Technical Game

20 minutes

Scrimmage

25 minutes


Dribbling


The Network (with the ball)



Dribble to Score

2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.


Practice 2 - Dribbling - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - The Network (with the ball)
Video Tutorial - Dribble to Score

Practice 3

Warm Up

15 minutes

Technical Game

20 minutes

Scrimmage

25 minutes


Passing & Receiving


Freeze Tag (with the ball)



New Balls

2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.


Practice 3 - Passing & Receiving - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - Freeze Tag
Video Tutorial - New Balls

Practice 4

Warm Up

15 minutes

Technical Game

20 minutes

Scrimmage

25 minutes


Passing


Ball Mastery


End Zone Game

2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.


Practice 4 - Passing - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - Ball Mastery
Video Tutorial - End Zone Game


Practice 5

Warm Up

15 minutes

Technical Game

20 minutes

Scrimmage

25 minutes


Shooting


Saucers & Lids


Get out of Here

2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.


Practice 5 - Shooting - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - Get out of here

Game Format

  • Number of Players: 9v9
  • Field Size: 75x50 yards
  • Playing Time: 2 x 30 minute halves
  • Break Time: 5 minutes
  • Ball Size: Size 4

Complete Rules of 9v9 Soccer