U10 LESSON PLANS
In order to make practices run smoothly and be fun, it is important for us to have a basic understanding of the intellectual, emotional and physical developmental stage of the players we are coaching. Here are some typical characteristerics of the Under 10 player.
Attention span lengthens and they start to show the ability to sequence thoughts and actions.
They start to think ahead and think “If this, then that”
More inclined towards wanting to play soccer rather than being told to play.
Demonstrate increased self-responsibility
They start to recognize fundamental tactical concepts
Begin to become aware of peer pressure.
Players affiliate with their team or their coach
There is a wide continuum of maturity evident on most teams.
This is still a crucial age for technical skill development.
Below are 10 Lesson Plans designed specifically for the U10 player. Simply click on the soccer ball.
U10 WEEK 1 U10 WEEK 2
U10 WEEK 3 U10 WEEK 4
U10 WEEK 5 U10 WEEK 6
U10 WEEK 7 U10 WEEK 8
U10 WEEK 9 U10 WEEK 10
To access U10 Lesson Plans from the Spring of 2012
To access the U10 Lesson Plans from the Fall of 2012
To access the U10 Lesson Plans for 2011