Basic Soccer Rules And Field Size For Beginners

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Basic soccer rules and field size for beginners in U7, U8, U9, U10, U11, and U12 groups of youth soccer.

Field size and rules for soccer can be changed for the age of the group playing the game. The amount of

players on the field and the dimensions can be made much smaller to fit the size of the players.

Many AYSO programs and other youth programs make their own goal size and whether goalies

will play or just field players to give each child the chance to kick the ball as much as possible during

a game. Many web sites talk about regulation size soccer fields, but any organization can reduce the

field size and goal size as they wish. The ball size is also important per ability / age of the player, size 3

and size 4 are popular for U11 and younger. Size 5 soccer balls are encouraged around U10 to U12

age groups. Rules of the game can vary from each age group, the offsides rule can be one altered for

not slowing down the action, most u9 groups and below don’t use it. Throw in rule can also be changed

to a kick in rule for side line / touch line to make it easier for U8 and younger player to put the ball back

into play. As the player get U13 and older the rules get more into Jr. High / High School rule level

and most groups abide by them. All and all, soccer rules are pretty simple, to this day offsides seems

to be in discussion on how ref’s call it. Here are some good video’s on basic soccer rules and field size

for beginners in U7, U8, U9, U10, U11, and U12 groups of youth soccer. Here is a neat link for soccer rules for dummies.


Faster Passing And Moving Drills U10, U11, U12, U13, U15 Players

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Faster Passing And Moving Drills U10, U11, U12, U13, U15 Players. One touch passing and

moving without the ball are so important in good winning soccer. Teaching the speed of the

game in drill situations is to be focused on, to make faster player reactions. Aggressive receiving

of the ball and moving toward the pass to keep opponents for taking away the ball is critical in building

solid possession soccer. As a rule, the team with them most time of possession wins the game.

Turning and moving with and without the ball is the drills purpose. Don’t hold the ball too long and don’t

stand flat-footed, always be on the balls for our feet moving to an open position to receive an open

passing lane. Move to space and be where your team-mate can see you or hear you communicating.

One touch play is so important to keep a defense from getting set up to defend your teams attack. Look

to set up your team-mates best chance to play a better angle. Look to learn how to lay off a pass to a player for a shot on goal. [Read more…]

Best Soccer Drills U12, U13, U14, U15 For Faster Soccer Skills

 

 

 

 

 

Best Soccer Drills U12, U13, U14, U15 For Faster Soccer Skills

Some of the best soccer drills for faster skill development can be worked on in the off season anytime.

Working on single person and two person drills can be practiced without large team group. Work

these drills everyday and your mastery will come after years of pushing the speed in which you can do

these soccer basics. Starting with juggling and small touches of the ball in dribbling movements, the

more you learn how to cut the ball the better. Using both the inside and out side parts of each foot,

as you make quick changes of the ball direction, you will always keep defenders off balance. No look

passing or Fake Look passing is one of the best ways to keep defenders guessing where you are

passing to your teammates, as games get higher and higher in competition level. 5 simple soccer drills

below will help your everyday development of good soccer basics skills. [Read more…]

High School Soccer And USA Olympians In The Community

 

 

 

 

 

 

High School Soccer Programs And USA Olympians In Your Community, you might be surprised.

Quincy Illinois has one of the best high school boys soccer programs in the nation. Many college

and pro players come out of these great soccer programs across the US, and Jurupa Hills in CA is one

of the up and coming girls/boys soccer programs. Some USA Olympians are seeking out these

programs to train with in the off season. Heather Mitts from TEAM USA has met up with the Chaminade

HS Boys soccer team to push her conditioning in the off season. Other USA Team Olympians like

Brandi Chastain are giving back to their communities with youth soccer programs to show support for soccer players in all age groups.

Great to see high school soccer and USA Olympians in the community coming together..

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U9, U10, U12, U14, U16 Passing And Shooting Soccer Drills

 

 

 

 

 

Here Are Some U9, U10, U12, U14, U16 Passing And Shooting Soccer Drills From TheSoccerInfo

In Age Groups U9, U10, U12, U14, U16 passing and shooting soccer drills are an everyday occurrence.

Use all angles inside the box when doing passing to shooting drills on goal. Start some drills at the end

line and start some from the corners, so that the angle of the shot on goal comes from different spots

from in front of the goal. Also, try to add in defenders when you move to 2 and 3 offensive attackers

within the drill. It is this combination of passing and shooting while keeping the players moving to rotate

quickly working conditioning. Work on some quickness with 50/50 drills for more competition.

U9, U10, U12, U14, U16 Passing And Shooting Soccer Drills, To Your Success….

 

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