Archive - Primary School Soccer

A Day in the Life of a Football Coach #1

January 11 0 Comments Category: Primary School Soccer

I received a call from a mother telling me that her son was unable to attend football training because he was still feeling the body aches from last Wednesday’s football training. I was worried and asked whether he was getting enough protein, carbohydrates and sleep. Mum said yes and the conversation went on to addressing […]

Primary School Soccer – Tactics for a primary school soccer match – Keeper and Defenders

March 05 1 Comment Category: Primary School Soccer

Keeper Keeper has a tendency to be on the line. Even when the ball is at the other end of the field, they will stand in their own goal. They need to stand further up. Instruct them to stand on the 6 yard line when the ball is at the other end. This is important […]

Primary School Soccer – Tactics for a primary school soccer match – Formation

March 04 0 Comments Category: Primary School Soccer

Formation I understand that for primary school, and I am talking about primary 5, it is played 9 a side. So the usual formation most schools will use is; 1 keeper : 4 defenders : 3 midfielders : 1 striker For me, I will have in consideration the following formation; 1 keeper : 3 defenders […]

Primary School Soccer – Preparation for a primary school soccer match

March 01 0 Comments Category: Primary School Soccer

I have seen that there is a dearth of talented young, and i mean really young footballers out there. Unfortunately, there is a lack football coaches for this kids. A lot of opportunities to teach them the basics as well as understanding the game are wasted. As I watched my son’s school play each game, […]