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Session Plans

Session Plans are organized by Player Age Groups and by Training Themes. Each Practice Plan is designed specifically to be age appropriate. Age groups are designated in even years (i.e. U6, U8, U10, etc.) but the sessions are also appropriate for the odd year preceding the age group listed (e.g. U6 practice plans are appropriate for U5 players). If you believe that your players need more or less challenge, feel free to try Practice Plans in an older or younger age group. Click on an age group button to view our session plans! 

Click here for article on our Grass Roots Session Plans by Technical Director Ian Mulliner

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Document Description Post Date
U12 Spring 2017- Week 1 - Defensive Third Build up .PDF Document 5v4 Spread out wide to make the pitch bigger. Recognize when to play forward and when to keep the ball. Unbalance opposition by keeping the ball then playing forward. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 2 - Building through the midfield .PDF Document 6v4 Spread out, Play forward when possible. Create 2v1, 1v1. Using combination to penetrate past defensive line. Vary the running to get behind defensive line "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 3 - Attacking third build up .PDF Document 5v5 Make runs behind defensive lines to create chances to shoot. Keep possession to draw defenders out of position. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 4 - Create scoring opportunities through wide play .PDF Document 1 regulation goal and 3 counter goals. play 5v5. Accurate passing, Beating players 1v1. Long passing. Spread out to create 1v1 opportunities in wide areas. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 5 - Creating scoring chances through the middle .PDF Document 4v4 Accurate short passing, Dribbling, receiving. varying the runs to confuse and unbalance back line. Diagonal run, checked run. Set pass then run behind defensive. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 6 - Defending in the defensive half .PDF Document 5v4 Press the player with the ball quickly. Wait for attacker to make a mistake. Back line make the middle of the field compact only showing space in wide areas. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 7 - Defending in the middle third .PDF Document 5v5 Closest player to the ball presses. Hips facing the way you the attacker to go. Pressure cover balance. Stay organized forcing opponent to play wide or backwards. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 8 - Defending in the attacking third .PDF Document 5v6 Press the player with the ball. Patient when trying to recover the ball. Try to outnumber team with the ball allowing more opportunity to intercept. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 9 - Defending against wide play .PDF Document 6v6 Press the player with the ball. Stay close to attacker but do not tackle unless they make a mistake. Keep the back line compact not allowing any space in the middle and press immediately when out wide. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
U12 Spring 2017- Week 10 - Defending in transition .PDF Document Play 2v1 in end zones and 2v2 in middle zones Deny player on the ball time to think about their next decision and force play backwards. Get organized into defensive positions when possession is lost. "Play Practice Play" Aug 01, 2017
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