U5 (2013)/6 (2012) Age Group

Updated Sunday September 10, 2017 by Maggie Slater.

U5 (2013) U6 (2012)

Gender specific - 4 v 4 on a micro-field with coaches on the field.

  • Micro soccer with 3 v. 3 with maximum 6 on a team
  • U5 play on Channapati Fields as marked.  U6 play on Founder’s Field on half fields as marked.
  • Game day – 25 minute skills session, followed by 25 minute game
  • Coach teaches skill
  • Coach on the field during the game, no referees
  • No goalkeeper
  • Practice is optional, encourage Tuesday night skill’s session

Age group goal – Enjoy the game and have fun

Objectives

  • Dribbling and running with the ball (both feet)
  • Kicking with the left and right foot
  • Stopping the ball with the foot, thigh, and chest
  • Follow directions
  • Introduce catching and throwing

Coach’s role:  Chief learner and producer of fun