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U5-U6 Coaching Resources

The skill list below is based on recommendations from the US Soccer Grass Roots program for player development at this age level. Help us add to this list of resources. If you find a video or activity online that works well for this age group please email [email protected].



Instructional Videos



Instep Kick

Instep Kick 2

Turkey Shoot

Pass & Receive

Passing and Receiving Fundamentals Hit the Coach



Random Cone Dribble 1

Random Cone Dribble 2

Crossover Dribble



Instructional Videos


Protect the Goal

Steal the Ball

Poke Tackle

Block Tackle

Defensive Drills 1

U5-U6 Coaching Techniques and Advice

U6 Activities

No Lines, Laps, or Lectures

Advice to New Coaches U5-U6

Additional Online Resources: In addition to the training sessions and Player Guides there are many resources online for youth soccer coaches. Here's some great places to get started.

NCYSA Procedure & Rules of Competition for Recreational Play

FIFA Laws of the Game:

Age Appropriate Training Sessions

US Soccer Coaching Curriculum

US Youth Soccer Player Development Model

US Women's Youth National Team Program Technical Tests


SoccerHelp Dictionary

Positive Coaching Alliance

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