Soccer School 8-12 Years - Coaching Lessons - North Lanarkshire Leisure
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Soccer School 8 - 12 Years

Please note this video was filmed pre covid.  All rules and safety procedures are now in place. Please email football@northlan.gov.uk if you have any questions or need any guidance.

Ages: 8 - 12 Years Old

Abilities: For all levels & abilities

Structure

  • Warm up – Ball Mastery and SAQ (Speed, Agility and Quickness)
  • Small-sided games
  • Skills Practice (Shooting, Dribbling, Control, Passing)
  • 1 v 1/2 v 2/3 v 3s + Att/Def Overloads 2 v 1s/3 v 2s
  • Small-sided games

 

Skills Gained: Children continue to develop their football skills as well as learning a more technical side of the game. They will learn more about positions and team play as well as participate in a tournament week every 5th week. This is a progression from the 5 - 7 year old Soccer School.

 

Programme: Each session will follow the format of;

  • Warm up - Ball Mastery
  • SAQ’s (Speed Agility and Quickness) Activities
  • Coaching Practice: Skill Development incorporating a range of footballing skills including; passing, shooting, dribbling, positioning and movement on and off the ball.
  • Game Related Practices:1vs1, 2vs2 and 3vs3 scenarios
  • Finishing with small sided games or a 7 a-side game

 

What to bring: A drink (water is recommended). All classes are indoor - we recommend a t-shirt, shorts & football/training shoes 

For more information contact Sports Development on football@northlan.gov.uk

 

Timetable:

Please Note with a large number of classes now moving to outdoors, if there is adverse weather conditions, we will do our best to relocate indoors at the venue if necessary.

Tuesdays

Ravenscraig

5pm - 6pm

Indoor Main Pitch

Tuesdays

Townhead Community Centre

7pm - 8pm

Outdoor 2g Pitch to the rear of the buidling

Tuesdays Broadwood 5pm - 6pm 

Outdoor 3G Pitch 4

Wednesday Ravenscraig (position specific) 6pm - 7pm 

Indoor Main Pitch

Wednesday Ravenscraig 6pm - 7pm 

Indoor Main Pitch

Thursdays

Ravenscraig

5pm - 6pm

Indoor Main Pitch

Saturdays

Airdrie Leisure Centre

9am - 10am

Outdoor 3G St Margarets Pitch 1

Saturdays 

Birkenshaw Sports Barn

11am - 12pm Main Hall

Sundays

Broadwood

12pm - 1pm

Outdoor 3G Pitch 4