Lakelands Toros Soccer Club

2011-2010 Recreation Curriculum

Lakelands Toros Recreation Curriculum: 2011-2007


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.

  • Using Small Sided Games to develop basic attacking and defending principles.



2011-2007 Practice Set Up

Warm Up - 20 minutes

Technical Game - 20 minutes

Scrimmage - 20 minutes

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60 minutes

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2011-2007 Recreation Schedule

Practice 1

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Technical Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Dribbling


Ball Mastery



Touches, Touches, Touches


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.

Practice 1 - Dribbling - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules 


Practice 2

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Technical Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Dribbling


Fox & the Hound



King/Queen of the Ring


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.

Practice 2 - Dribbling - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules 


Practice 3

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Technical Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Keeping the ball as an individual


Ball Mastery



Message in the Game


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.


Practice 3 - Keeping the Ball as an Individual - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - Message in the Game
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules 


Practice 4

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Technical Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Passing


Freeze Tag


New Balls


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.

Practice 4 - Passing - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - New Balls
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules 


Practice 5

Warm Up (20 minutes)

Technical Game (20 minutes)

Scrimmage (20 minutes)


Playing as a Team


Ball Mastery


Transitions


2 Equal Teams playing official soccer rules.

Practice 5 - Playing as a team - Click here for directions
Video Tutorial - End Game with Official Rules 


Game Format

  • Number of Players: 7v7
  • Field Size: 50x30 yards
  • Playing Time: 2 x 25 minute halves
  • Break Time: 5 minutes
  • Ball Size: Size 4

Complete Rules of 7v7 Soccer