Kids just wanna have fun

Here at Soccer Coach Weekly we know kids, and we appreciate the challenges you, as a grassroots coach face each week when your players keep asking to play a match.

It's a key part of any coach's role to make sure their players are having a great time, are motivated and inspired to do their best. You also know that without fitness or skills training your players will find it difficult to work as a team, develop their potential and be successful.

Our age-related articles, fun soccer games and coaching advice will help you create and confidently manage a session with even the youngest of teams.

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Up and Down drill for 12 to 15 Year Olds- part 1

Up and Down

in Attacking, Fun soccer games

A game for reacting to gained or lost ball, speed and direction, passing and forward runs, defend and delay, and recovery runs to mark players or space. MORE

Six shooter drills for 12 to 15 Year Olds- part 1

Six Shooter

in Fun soccer games, Shooting

Great way to improve attitude to shooting, accuracy/power, support play and follow ups. Skills include creating space and good body shape to receive the ball for a potential first time shot. Attitude to shoot, first touch, angles, support communication and accuracy/power rebounds. MORE

Long and Short of It drill for 12 to 15 Year Olds- part 1

Long and Short of It

in Fun soccer games, Passing

This game improves players’ ability to make quick decisions on play and enhances awareness and judgement on space and distance. It involves Support play angles and distances. Reaction to lost and regained session. Awareness of space and team mates. MORE

Behind Enemy Lines drill for 5 to 8 year olds - part 1

Behind Enemy Lines

in Fun soccer games, Passing

Will the package get delivered behind enemy lines? It will by passing through the opposition, getting behind defenders, keeping a good defensive shape, plus good use of anticipation. MORE

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