Sample Practice Plans: Skydrive Files
Practice - Attack
Another Soccer game: form equal teams off about 5 players. Set up field with multiple goals (about 1/2 as many as players on the field). Rules: players can score through any goal in any direction. The game teaches the players to go in any direction to find space--not just forward. It also teaches the defense to apply pressure. Variation: require 1 pass during team's possession before team can score.
Eight Deadly Sins of Soccer
These are the areas (tactical and technical) that coaches can watch for at most levels of play. The following list is not intended to be presented in any kind of prioritized sequence:
Go forth and sin no more!