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Learn to Train (U9-U12)

Learn to Train is a NCCP Community Coaching Workshops.  The Canadian Soccer Association's LTPD workshops will give you the confidence to succeed as you enter the ranks of certified coaches in Ontario.Each level features education on age-appropriate coaching for each level of play.

The emphasis of this course is on technical and tactical development within a small sided game environment (6v6, 7v7, 8v8).

You'll learn:

  • How to teach basic principles of play
  • How to establish training ethics and discipline in a fun and challenging environment.
  • How to communicate to this specific age group.
  • This is a key time to train speed, flexibility and skills and understand your role in developing these skills.

Course description:
16 hours. A interactive workshop led by an expert facilitator with years of experience coaching soccer. You'll spend time in the classroom and on the field practicing drills. There are vibrant deliberations regarding parent management and guidance on all safety requirements.

Quick Resource:
Ontario Soccer has created a series of brochures in the form of mini-pamphlets that walk coaches through four of the key physical literacy stages of Long-Term Player Development (LTPD). Each of these resources provide very basic but helpful information through Active Starts, FUNdamentals, Learn to Train and Soccer for Life for volunteer coaches.

Coaches please click here to browse and register for NCCP Community Coaching Workshops.