U4, U5, U6 , U7, and U8 Soccer Drills

While coaching grassroots soccer, you will get the most from your players and team when you choose the drill, practice session, or training plan that matches your players' age and skill set. When coaching Under 4, Under 5, Under 6, Under 7, and Under 8 soccer, you are dealing with young undeveloped brains with different learning capacities, kids with varying maturity issues, short attention spans, and lack of muscle development.

When coaching this level, the coach's number one objective is to have fun. Learning the game will be much easier for kids if you make the game fun, and in return, your players will love practicing.

Under 4, Under 5, Under 6, Under 7, and Under 8 Soccer Drills; U4, U5, U6, U7, U8; U-4, U-5, U-6, U-7, U-8 Soccer Drills

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Browse the Highest Rated U4, U5, U6 , U7, and U8 Soccer Drills

7v7 Scrimmage

Chris Johnson 110,449 Views Rating 4.4 (5 Reviews)
It's always good to finishing a soccer training session with a 7 vs. 7 scrimmage to focus on team play.

Sharks and Minnows

Chris Johnson 479,519 Views Rating 4.3 (166 Reviews)
The Sharks and Minnows dribbling drill focuses on using the body to protect the ball by placing their body in between the ball and the defender.

Pirates of the Pugg

John Bychok 624,819 Views Rating 4.27 (384 Reviews)
This drill is an excellent drill for younger players ages 8-11 and focuses on dribbling technique in traffic which requires vision and awareness.

Alien Tag Soccer Game

Chris Johnson 283,645 Views Rating 4.27 (11 Reviews)
Alien tag is a great Under 4 soccer game for 3, 4, 5, and 6 year-olds. Your kids will like flying around and crashing in their spaceship.

4v4 Soccer to a Small Gate

Chris Johnson 197,273 Views Rating 4.24 (75 Reviews)
4v4 in soccer is the smallest game focusing on all aspects of a full sided soccer match.

The Flag Game - Dribbling in Tight Spaces

Chris Johnson 159,918 Views Rating 4.23 (48 Reviews)
The flat game soccer drill is designed to focus on young soccer players learning to dribble in tight spaces.

1v1 Competition

Chris Johnson 281,497 Views Rating 4.2 (147 Reviews)
This drill is great to focus on 1v1 play. It is flexible and can be used to work on the offensive side or the defensive side.

Ouch!

Chris Johnson 624,122 Views Rating 4.18 (268 Reviews)
A FUN soccer drill for younger players (U6, U7, and U8) to introduce dribbling, looking up and correctly striking the ball at a target.

1v1 50/50 to Goal Team Competition

Chris Johnson 436,471 Views Rating 4.15 (266 Reviews)
This soccer drill focuses on soccer fitness, scoring soccer goals, soccer shooting, soccer goalkeeping, and winning 50-50 balls. This is a fun soccer drill for the younger soccer player.

Trapping with Passive Opposition

Chris Johnson 104,967 Views Rating 4.15 (39 Reviews)
This soccer trapping drill focus on trapping and control with the addition of a passive defender. The defender causes the receiving player tobe more aware of their surroundings.