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14/16U Coaches


14/16U Teams usually practice  twice a week for 1-1/2 hours per 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
Training Session should begin with a warm up, have an activity, expanded activity and then always end with a scrimmage

Below are some training activities available for your use

14/16U 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 



Training Session by Coach Curtis Jones
Technical Video - Defending

14/16U 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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