Official Academy Affiliate
of Sporting Kansas City
Zone 1 - U9 Curriculum - Season Plan
Technical: Improve individual and collective basic soccer techniques.
Tactical: Creating space to receive the ball and keep possession
Physical: Develop speed, coordination & balance with and without the ball.
Psychosocial: Positive interaction with teammates during the game
Scrimmage: Efficiently occupy the spaces on the field.
By the end of the season the player must be
1. Basic skills in 1v1 situations
2. Balance in relation to the ball
(fwd, backward, side-to-side)
3. Basic coordinated movements with and without the ball
Sessions Per Week: 4
Player Pool: 12
Session Length: 90’
Game Length: 50’
Aspects to Consider
Stage 1: Warm-up & Technical Progressions
Stage 4: Game
– Size of Training Area
– Time of Training
– Intensity of Training
– Rules & Restrictions
– Number of Players
– Opposition / Neutrals
The player will keep maximum contact with the ball in individual practices and less touches in collective practices.