Session Plans


Haverhill Youth Soccer asks that all coaches use session plans provided by Mass Youth Soccer. These session plans are specifically designed to be age appropriate and utilize US Soccer's Grassroots methodology. Development coaches are asked to review the session plan for each particular week prior to attending their Coaches Clinic. In-Town and Travel coaches should select a session plan based on their analysis of each week's game. If you believe that your players need more or less of a challenge, feel free to try session plans in an older or younger grade group.


Resources

The following is a list of resources to help gain a better understanding of the Play, Practice, Play format.

If you have any questions about Play, Practice, Play, please contact the Director of Soccer Development.


Pre-School and Grade KG (4v4)

Spring 2019


Grade 1 and Grade 2 (4v4)

Fall 2018


Grade 3/4 (7v7)

Fall 2018

Attacking

Building Up in Own Half: Session 1, Session 2

Building Up in Opponent's Half: Session 1, Session 2

Scoring Goals: Session 1, Session 2

Defending

Preventing Build Up in Opponent's Half: Session 1, Session 2

Preventing Build Up in Own Half: Session 1, Session 2

Preventing Goals: Session 1, Session 2


Grade 5/6 (9v9)

Fall 2018

Attacking

Building Up in Own Half: Session 1, Session 2

Building Up in Opponent's Half: Session 1, Session 2

Scoring Goals: Session 1, Session 2

Defending

Preventing Build Up in Opponent's Half: Session 1, Session 2

Preventing Build Up in Own Half: Session 1, Session 2

Preventing Goals: Session 1, Session 2


Grade 7/8 (11v11)

Coming soon!

For now, please use the Fall 2017 session plans provided by Mass Youth Soccer available on its website at http://www.mayouthsoccer.org/coaches/u14/. These session plans also use Play, Practice, Play, but do not include Grassroots terminology.