Alexandria Soccer

Sample Practice Plans

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Click links below to download PDF files of sample practice plans and coaching information for the specific age groups. These were all developed or gathered internally by ASA’s own nationally certified professional coaches. Practice plans are posted to help our recreational coaches run appropriate practices for these age groups:

U5 and U6

Age appropriate 8 week practice plans:

Warm-up Activities Stage 2 Activities Stage 3 Activities Game
Bonkers Coach Toss - Goals! 1v1 to 4 goals 3v3
Follow The Leader Beach Crabs 1v1 to 2 goals 3v3
Frisbee Tag Ball Retrieval 2v2 to 4 goals 3v3
Hospital Tag Ball Monsters   3v3
Meteor Shower     3v3
Sharks & Minnows     3v3

 


U7 and U8

Age appropriate 8 week practice plans:

Warm-up Activities Stage 2 Activities Stage 3 Activities Game
Across Square Dribbling 1v1 Triangle Cone Chase 1v1 to offset goals 4v4
Catch and Release Cone Gate Passing 1v1 attacking two small goals 4v4
Cone Gate Dribbling Numbers Passing 2v1 to 2 small wide goals 4v4
Sequence Dribbling   2v1 +1 zonal defender 4v4
Three Team Tag   2v1 + 1 to 2 wide goals + counter goal 4v4

 


U9 and U10

Age appropriate 8 week practice plans:

Warm-up Activities Stage 2 Activities Stage 3 Activities Game
Cone Island Dribbling & Passing Partner Dribbling with Awareness Cones 3v1 + GK & counter goal 6v6 or 7v7
Dribble Turns   3v2 + GK & counter goal 6v6 or 7v7
Knockout   3v2 + GK's in both goals 6v6 or 7v7

 


U11 and U12

Age appropriate 8 week practice plans:

Warm-up Activities Stage 2 Activities Stage 3 Activities Game
Ajax Passing 3v1 (4v1, 5v1 Possession) 5v5 Endzone Game 8v8
Passing Circle 2 Zone Game with 2 Wide Goals 5v5 4-Goal Game 8v8
4v1 or 3v1 Possession 2 Zone Game (4v1) 7v7 with Zones 8v8

 


If you have any questions, please contact ASA’s Recreation Director, Peter Kallin - pkallin@alexandria-soccer.org

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