Coaching U-8 Players
- Dear Coach
Getting to know your player and their learning style
- The Eight Year Old Player Profile
Their background in soccer is insignificant, they need others to learn from, you are their role model, you must teach.
- Formations and “designated positions” are not appropriate for U6 – U8 play
By Rick Meana – Director of Coaching, New Jersey Youth Soccer
- What Can You Expect From Children?
By Brenda Read – British Council of Physical Education, Loughborough University