Small Sided Games: 4v4, 7v7 and 9v9 Online Special Topics Diploma Course
A coaching course focusing on small sided games has never been so relevant and applicable as it is today. The short and long term effects of the U.S. Soccer's Player Development initiatives are far reaching, impacting all youth clubs and coaches. Arguably the most significant decision in a decade, the youth soccer landscape is changing rapidly for coaches and administrators.
Coaching 4v4, 7v7 & 9v9 Small Sided Soccer is an ideal resource for coaches working with 6-12 year old players and includes 42 coaching activities in pdf and video formats. To assist coaches choose the right activity based on the ability and readiness of players, we have included the 'Competency Matrix' from the NSCAA Player Development Curriculum. For each activity we have identified the most appropriate Stage/s of Development and listed the primary performance competencies.