Resources for Ages 8 to 14
The older players are introduced to the following soccer skills each week: Functional Training of Strikers, Midfielders and Defenders: intermediate soccer skills with defensive pressure, and attacking and defending in small-sided scrimmage games.
Below are suggestions for improvement in individual soccer fitness and training.
The BBC Soccer Skill Videos are another additional resource for becoming a better player or coach. Each video is 25 minutes long.
- Passing and Support
- Shooting Part 1
- Shooting Part 2
- Defending Part 1
- Defending Part 2
- Goalkeeping Part 1
- Goalkeeping Part 2
- Creating Space Part 1
- Creating Space Part 2
- Attacking in the attacking third of the field Part 1
- Attacking in the attacking third of the field Part 2
- Defending free kicks and corners
- Attacking free kicks and corners
- Dutch Video