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Free Coaching Materials

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The Maryland State Youth Soccer Association is proud to provide free coaching materials to aid in the training of youth soccer players in Maryland.


Please click on the following links to view complete lesson plans for the indicated age group. Session plans include ten (10) weeks of lessons with detailed instructions/coaching points. Special thanks to Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association for allowing MSYSA to utilize the below content.

U6 Session Plans    U8 Session Plans

U10 Session Plans   U12 Session Plans


Additional materials can be found below. More sessions and activities will be posted as they become available. Please download, use and share!


Warm up Activities:

Shooting and Finishing Warm up (posted 6/20/2016)

A Fun Dribbling Game (posted 6/23/2016)


U7 Age Group:

U7 Session #1, Ball and Body Awareness (posted 6/2/2016)


U8 Age Group:

U8 Knock It Out (posted 6/9/2016)


Any Age:

3v2's To Goal (posted 10/18/2016)



45x30 Passing Pattern 1 (posted 10/18/2016)