Age Appropriate Training Sessions

Age Appropriate Training Sessions

Here you will find 8-20 weeks' worth of pre-planned training sessions for age groups U6, U8, U10 and U12. Each week includes four different activities and is specifically designed to provide training based on the needs of that age-group.

Do you want videos?
Videos are a helpful tool to see how a sesson is run and what the children are doing. Washington Youth Soccer has age appropriate for U6-U12 ages. Their 8 week lesson plans on their website with videos demonstating each of the 4 session activities. Additionally, each activity is in print and video format - coaches can see the training exercises in action with the videos and then print the diagrams out to bring to the field.

 
U6U7 Age Related Sessions

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9

 
U8 Age Related Sessions
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10

 
U10 Age Related Sessions

Below are sessions designed for various age groups

U5


U6/7


U8


U10

Session 1 - Dribbling for Possession Session 2 - Passing and Receiving Session 3 - Heading Session 4 - Receiving Balls in the Air Session 5 - Shooting
Session 6 - Individual Defending Session 7 - Individual Attacking Session 8 - Combination Play Session 9 - Goalkeeping footwork and Proper Diving Technique Session 10 - Shooting II
Sesion 11 - Dribbling for Penetration Session 12 - Passing and Receiving Session 13 - Heading Session 14 - Receiving Balls in the Air Session 15 - Shooting
Session 16 - Striking Volleys Session 17 - Small Group Defending Session 18 - Individual Attack Session 19 - Goalkeeping Handling and Distribution Session 20 - Combination Play (Wall Passes and Take -overs)

U12