REMEMBER: Protect and limit the use of the goal mouths (the area just in front of the goals). During practice stay away from the goal mouths and pull the goals (gently) past the penalty box.
The goal of the SLSL soccer program is to provide the best possible soccer experience for all our players and to do this in an environment that will allow the players to reach their maximum potential. To attain this objective, the program aims to teach and develop within our players the techniques, tactics, fitness, and psychology necessary to be quality soccer players. The ultimate goal of our soccer program is one of player development and not necessarily one of winning and losing. The goal of our program is to provide the fundamentals necessary to allow the kids to achieve success when they leave the program and continue their soccer experience in High School and College.
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U.S YOUTH SOCCER COACHES MANUAL Coaches Manual
This manual aids in age appropriate coaching.
U.S SOCCER BEST PRACTICES GUIDE US Soccer Best Practices
This guide explains considerations that coaches should take out to the field with them when coaching children.
MASSACHUSETTS CURRICULUM Statewide Curriculum U6-U12
This is the curriculum we are encouraging coaches to use in their training sessions.
CLICK LINK FOR RECOMMENDED PRACTICE PLANS. These are practice plans that we would like coaches to follow for their age appropriate group. http://www.mayouthsoccer.org/coaching/practice_plans_u6.aspx
EPYSA INTRAMURAL CURRICULUM
DEVELOPING PLAYERS TO THE BEST OF THEIR ABILITY
Player Development Initiatives
U6 Season Plan -EPYSA.pdf
U8 Season Plan - EPYSA.pdf
U10 Season Plan - EPYSA.pdf
U12 Season Plan - EPYSA.pdf
U14 Season Plan - EPYSA.pdf
U16 Season Plan - EPYSA.pdf