There are 12 dedicated sessions all planned out and ready to use covering all the key aspects of Coaching Mini-Soccer. In this format the program can be used for coaching ages U5 - U10 teams, community program or academy soccer scheme with the ultimate aim of developing academy standard players and teams.
With over 70 interchangeable drills, small-sided games and technical games this book should keep you coaching for years to come.
Personal Endorsement from Gwynne Berry
“This coaching plan provides young players with all the fundamental technical skills needed to be learnt at these critical ages”
Gwynne Berry, International Director for Concept4Football
Academy Technical Coach - West Ham United FC
I have used Tactics Manager Software to create SSG taken from Coaching Mini Soccer - A Tried and Tested Program
of Essential Skills and Drills for 5 to 10 year olds
About the Author and Youth Development Expert - Richard Seedhouse
"Youth Development Expert"
Richard Seedhouse first book, "Coaching The Coach" has been nothing less than a phenomenal success. It has been the UK's number 1 best selling coaching book in the soccer skills and drills category since its release in 2007 and has gone on to sell thousands worldwide.
Richard now submits articles for World Class Coaching Magazine as a "Youth Development Expert". And just recently signed a mutli-year contract with SoccerTutor.com releasing the 1st book - "Coaching Mini Soccer" based on a very succesful youth development program.
Richard is a UEFA B Coach, JFO Tutor and Coach Mentor who is also on two County FA committees for both Raising Standards and Coach Mentoring.
Coaching Mini Soccer (5 - 10 years) book contains a complete and proven full season training program comprising 12 main sessions and over 70 interchangeable drills to coach the skills required to produce academy standard players and teams.
FACT - eight players in the last three years have been signed by professional clubs through participation in this program.
The program can be used by grassroots youth clubs, development programs, soccer academies, community soccer programs, after school programs, or by primary school teachers as a term based program.
What the Academy and Pro youth Development coaches say...
“The extra drills provided mean the sessions can be easily adapted to improve the skills of any players beings coached, irrelevant of age, experience or current ability and unlike most drill books I could use every one of these”
Richard Thomas, Technical Skills Coach - Leyton Orient FC
"We have signed 4 players for our academy who have been coached using this program"
Wayne Bates, Premier League Academy Scout
"This is a structured program of sessions that will improve grassroots players”
Terry Harvey, Director, Elite Sports Development Company