Practice Plans

We have a wealth of practice resources that can help you have a productive but fun practice with your players.

Create a Practice Plan

US Youth Soccer Practice Plan Template

Grassroots 6U Activities

Grassroots 8U Activities

Grassroots 10U Activities

Age-Specific Plans

Click the appropriate age to jump to those resources:

U6 Resources

Special thanks to U.S. Soccer, US Youth Soccer, and the following State Associations: Cal South, Connecticut, Eastern Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon, and Washington.

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan 1 | Lesson Plan 2

Games

Games 1 Game 2 | Games 3 | Games 4 | Games 5 | Games 6 | Games 7 | Games 8 Games 9 | Games 10 | 
Games 11 | Games 12 | Games 13 Games 14 | Games 15 | Games 16 | Games 17 | Games 18 | Games 19 Games 20

Dribbling

Dribbling 1 | Dribbling 2 | Dribbling 3 | Dribbling 4 | Dribbling 5

Learning Rules

Learning the Rules

Passing

Passing 1 | Passing 2

Speed

Reactions and Speed

U8 Resources

Special thanks to U.S. Soccer, US Youth Soccer, and the following State Associations: Cal South, Connecticut, Eastern Pennsylvania, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon, and North Dakota

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan 1 | Lesson Plan 2

Games

Games 1 Game 2 | Games 3 | Games 4 | Games 5 | Games 6 | Games 7 Games 8 | Games 9 | Games 10 | Games 11
Games 12

Dribbling

Dribbling 1 | Dribbling 2 | Dribbling 3 | Dribbling 4 | Dribbling 5 | Dribbling 6

Passing

Passing 1

Receiving

Receiving 1

1v1

1v1

U10 Resources

Special thanks to U.S. Soccer, US Youth Soccer, and the following State Associations: Connecticut, Eastern Pennsylvania, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, and North Carolina

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan 1 

Small-Sided Games

Small-Sided 1 Small-Sided 2 | Small-Sided 3 | Small-Sided 4 

Defending

Defending 1 Defending 2

Dribbling

Dribbling 1 | Dribbling 2 | Dribbling 3 | Dribbling 4 | Dribbling 5 | Dribbling 6 | Dribbling 7 | Dribbling 8 |  Dribbling 9

Games

Games 1 | Games 2

Passing

Passing 1 | Passing 2 | Passing 3

Receiving

Receiving 1

Shooting

Shooting 1

U12 Resources

Special thanks to U.S. Soccer, US Youth Soccer, and the following State Associations: Connecticut, Eastern Pennsylvania, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Oregon

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan 1 | Lesson Plan 2

Small-Sided Games

Small-Sided 1 Small-Sided 2

Defending

Defending 1

Dribbling

Dribbling 1 | Dribbling 2 | Dribbling 3 | Dribbling 4 | Dribbling 5 | Dribbling 6 

Final Third

Final Third 1 | Final Third 2

Heading

Heading 1

Penetration

Penetration 1 | Penetration 2

Possession

Possession 1 | Possession 2

Receiving

Receiving 1

Spatial Awareness

Spatial Awareness 1

Switching Play

Switching Play 1 | Switching Play 2