Lakelands Toros Soccer Club

2013-2012 Recreation Curriculum

Lakelands Toros Recreation Curriculum: 2013-12

 

Principles of Age Appropriate Development

Characteristics: 

  • 5-8 year olds love to play. Therefore, all practices should be fun.
  • Players must spend the maximum time possible in contact with the ball and experiment by themselves.
  • Technical, game based activities. 

 

2013-2012 Practice Set Up

Warm Up - 20 minutes

Technical Game - 20 minutes

Scrimmage - 20 minutes 

      ____________

60 minutes

      ____________

 

 

2013-2012 Recreation Schedule

Practice 1

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Conditioned Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Hiding the Ball


Ball Mastery



Message in the Game


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules for your format (4v4)


Practice 1 - Hiding the Ball - Click here for Directions
Video Tutorial - Message in the Game (no goalkeepers at this age)
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules (there are no throw-ins or goalkeepers in 4v4)


Practice 2

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Conditioned Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Keeping the Ball as an Individual


Ball Mastery



King/Queen of the Ring


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules for your format (4v4)


Practice 2 - Keeping the Ball as an Individual - Click here for Directions
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules (there are no throw-ins or goalkeepers in 4v4)


Practice 3

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Conditioned Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Changing Speed


Fox and the Hound



Changing Speed 1v1


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules for your format (4v4)


Practice 3 - Changing Speed  - Click here for Directions
Video Tutorial - Changing Speed 1v1
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules (there are no throw-ins or goalkeepers in 4v4)


Practice 4

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Conditioned Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Passing & Receiving


Passing & Receiving


New Balls


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules for your format (4v4)


Practice 4 - Passing & Receiving - Click here for Directions
Video Tutorial - Passing & Receiving (under the passing & receiving techniques video)
Video Tutorial - New Balls (no goalkeepers at this age)
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules (there are no throw-ins or goalkeepers in 4v4)


Practice 5

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Conditioned Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Possession


Freeze Tag


Goals, Goals, Goals


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules for your format (4v4)


Practice 5 - Possession - Click here for Directions
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules (there are no throw-ins or goalkeepers in 4v4)



Game Format

  • Number of Players:4v4
  • Field Size: 30x20 yards
  • Playing Time: 3 x 12-minute thirds
  • Break Time: 2 minutes
  • Ball Size: 2013 = Size 3, 2012 = Size 4.

 

Complete 4v4 Game Rules