Under 13, Under 14, Under 15 and Under 16 Soccer Drills

When coaching Under 13, Under 14, Under 15, Under 16, and High School level players, expect them to be able to perform a range of skills. Popularity and self-esteem coupled with early or late stages of puberty sometimes produce an "all-knowing" attitude. Because of these self-critical thoughts and physical changes, it's often on the coach to challenge, motivate, and involve players.

Under 13, Under 14, Under 15, and Under 16 Soccer Drills, U13 U14 U15 U16 Soccer Drills, U-13 U-14 U-15 U-16 Soccer Practices

Training sessions should be between one and a half hour and two hours. Warm-up is critical at this age as muscle, ligament, and skeletal changes are occurring. Introduce competitive team activities of six to eight people to start focusing on the more extensive set of tactics. Work in these small-sided groups and keep the training sessions competitive, challenging, and everyone involved.

The soccer drills listed below are age specific soccer drills for Under 13 Soccer Drills (U13 U-13 Soccer Drills), Under 14 Soccer Drills (U14 U-14 Soccer Drills), Under 15 Soccer Drills (U15 U-15 Soccer Drills), Under 16 Soccer Drills (U16 U-16 Soccer Drills), Soccer Games and Soccer Training Sessions.

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7v7 Scrimmage

A 7v7 scrimmage is a great way to end most of your training sessions. The 7 vs 7 allows players to focus on team tactics in realistic training situations and respond to problems presented in the full-sided game. 

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1v1 Diamond Shooting Drill

This 1v1 drill focuses on a passing combination with movement off the ball and finishes with a one vs. one to goal. If players miss they become the keeper and the game continues. Players love the fun, competitive twist of being able to make a player become a goalkeeper.
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4v4, To Lines or Small Goals

In Soccer, 4v4 is the smallest version of a full-sided game. While on the attack, to be successful in a four vs. four matches, players must penetrate via the pass, dribble, or shot; players must provide support to the player with the ball, and players need to create width to the field. On the defensive side of the field, players must provide pressure to the ball, delay the attack, cover for the player pressuring the ball, and balancing the field of play. This 4v4 practice focuses on all aspects of the match including attacking, defending, passing, receiving, support, penetration, and spreading the field.
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Four Corners Passing Game

The Four Corners Passing Game is a great soccer passing drill to focus on changing the point of the attack, and timing of runs and passes.

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1v1 Competition

This drill is great to focus on 1v1 play. It is flexible and can be used to work on the offensive side or the defensive side. On the offensive side you can get attackers to attack the defenders with speed, quick change of pace with an explosive touch to get away, getting behind the defensive players and shooting at half chances. On the defensive side, you can focus on closing down quickly, forcing the attacker to the side and closing down the attack.

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4v3 Attack vs. Defense

This attacking soccer drill is a great drill to focus on finishing. Since the attackers have the numerical advantage, they should learn how to exploit their advantage and finish with a shot on goal.
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2v2 or 1v1 - Get Outta Here

This drill is a very fast paced1v1 or 2v2 game that focuses on aspects of the small sided game such as dribbling, passing, and scoring.

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Attack vs. Defence Shooting and Defending Drill

The Attack vs. Defence Shooting and Defending drill is one that the kids love. The players will get to work on both attacking (shooting) and defending skills and if ran correctly, very fast paced.

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The Numbers Game

The Numbers Game soccer drill focuses on the 1v1 situational play for younger players. This  1v1 drill works on all dynamics of this game such as dribbling, shooting, shielding, turning and beating an opponent.

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Split the Defenders Passing Game

The split the defenders passing game, soccer passing drill is excellent for a little more advanced player from 10 years old to 14 years and focuses on passing to split two defenders.

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