Lake Stevens Soccer Club

 
U5-U6 Coaching Resources

The skill list below is based on recommendations from the US Soccer Grass Roots program for player development at this age level. Help us add to this list of resources. If you find a video or activity online that works well for this age group please email vpdev@lakestevenssoccer.com.

Attacking

Skill

Instructional Videos

Activities

Shoot

Instep Kick

Instep Kick 2

Turkey Shoot

Pass & Receive

Passing and Receiving Fundamentals Hit the Coach

Dribble

Dribbling

Random Cone Dribble 1

Random Cone Dribble 2

Crossover Dribble

Defending

Skill

Instructional Videos

Activities

Protect the Goal

Steal the Ball

Poke Tackle

Block Tackle

Defensive Drills 1

U5-U6 Coaching Techniques and Advice

U6 Activities

No Lines, Laps, or Lectures

Advice to New Coaches U5-U6

Additional Online Resources: In addition to the training sessions and Player Guides there are many resources online for youth soccer coaches. Here's some great places to get started.

NCYSA Procedure & Rules of Competition for Recreational Play

FIFA Laws of the Game:

Age Appropriate Training Sessions

US Soccer Coaching Curriculum

US Youth Soccer Player Development Model

US Women's Youth National Team Program Technical Tests

Footy4Kids

SoccerHelp Dictionary

Positive Coaching Alliance