​​8v8 Field Set-up

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Explanation of positions for 8 v 8:

Goalkeeper - Organizes players and gives instructions on who to defend

Fullback - Responsible to defend, spends most of the game defending but also encouraged to get forward and join the attack when they can

Midfielder - Links the play together from the back of the team to the front of the team. Also encouraged to get forward to get in scoring positions. Defensively looks to provide protection to the fullbacks.

Forward - Look to score goals and get forward and every opportunity. Also 1st line of defense when their team loses the ball

Weekly Training Sessions

Under 11 Curriculum

Welcome to the CASA U11 Technical Program!

Here, you will find a full 16 week curriculum for U11. It is divided into two cycles and each of them has 2 training sessions.  The purpose of this methodology is to run these sessions back to back in concurrent sessions to be able to reiterate the coaching points and information thus having a greater impact and increased performance from your players. Each session is split into four main parts:

Physical Literacy
The objective behind incorporating physical literacy in your program is to allow players the opportunity to move through jumping, hopping, skipping etc... and this can be specific or non-specific soccer movements. 

Technical Skill
The objective and backbone of any program is the technical piece. This is the ability to allow players to improve their how we do the skills.  The how we pass, shoot, dribble, defend, etc...
​Activities
Each session will feature a variety of fun activities that allow the player to get more comfortable with the ball. This will allow the players to get the repetition with the ball while doing so in a fun, creative and open way to allow them to express themselves through play
Game
Each Session should end with a game.  Aim is to allow players for a portion of the end game an opportunity to not be coached and to exprees themselves through free play

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