U16 Players

U-15 and U-16: DEVELOPMENT OF GROUP SKILL / TACTICS.

HIGH PRIORITY: Development of individual skill should be covered in the warm-up.
Understanding of combination play:

  1. Support
  2. Takeovers
  3. Wall pass
  4. Third man running
  5. Overlap

DO NOT GIVE THE BALL AWAY!!!

One session in three devoted to 3v3’s, 4v4’s, 5v5’s.

Develop an understanding of:

  1. Depth — role of strong side defenders.
  2. Balance — role of weak side defenders
  3. Compactness
  4. Communication — who, what, when.

LOWER EMPHASIS : Functional play, team play, set plays.

All activities should be challenging, motivating, and involve Transition!!!!

Recreational