It Takes Time to Learn Everything
At this age interest in playing soccer has in most cases been developed and a more structured approach needs to be taken.
It is a fact that coaching U-12+ players is challenging because all techniques should have been mastered and the introduction of tactics must begin. Keeping in mind that the key to learning is repetition and repeating is often considered boring. Therefore, you must be able to disguise the repetitive actions. Don’t get frustrated. You can reach and teach all players with the proper approach.
The FUNdamental SOCCER Practice is a youth soccer coaching method that, when properly adjusted, has been proven to work with U-12+ players. No More: Drills, Eye-foot coordination games, Soccer related games, Lines, Laps and Lectures. It is a methodology that is often at odds with the traditional methods, but really works with U-12+ players.