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12U Coaches


12UTeams Practice usually practice twice a week for an hour each session

Suggested goals for practices:
Have a specific focus for a practice session
Make it fun.   Remember no laps, lines, or lectures.  Keep instructions brief
Always end with a scrimmage

Below are some training activities available for your use


12U Training activities
DribblingPassingShootingDefense
Dribble across a squareCircle Warm up3 tier shootingBasic 1 v 1
Knock OutPassing GatesShank you very muchBasic 2 v 2
Dribbling Gates
Flying Changes


Sprint, Turn, Shoot
 

Technical Video - Defending

12U Technical Focus

  • Dribbling
  • Inside of the foot-push pass
  • Inside of the foot and top of the thigh ball control
  •  Shooting (Instep Kick)
  • Throw-in
  • Juggling
  • Goalkeeping


Objectives:
Attacking --> SCORE !
                       Maintain Possession
Advance Ball

Defending --> Prevent Scoring
                       Regain Possession
Delay Opponents

Principles of Play (used to achieve Objectives)
 AttackingDefending 
 Penetration Pressure
 Support Cover
 Mobility Balance
 WidthCompactness
Creativity Composure 


 

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