Coaching Kids Soccer 101
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Coaching Kids Soccer 101

Covers all the elements needed to have a fun, enjoyable, and productive time coaching kids soccer.
5.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
8 students enrolled
Created by Sam Farmer
Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know the basics of coaching kids and your own kid
  • Build a team to have a fun practices and successful games
  • Select or create a season long training curriculum
  • Motivate parents
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Requirements
  • Interested in Coaching Kids Soccer as a Volunteer
Description

In this course you will learn how to set yourself and your team up for a great season. In an interactive manner we will cover:

  • Life Lessons -- you want to teach your team
  • Coaching 101 -- some basics of coaching and what to expect from your players
  • Assistants -- why you want them, what they can help with, and how to recruit 
  • Practices -- how to plan and run. How to select or make your own curriculum. 
  • Games -- how to make lineups, run a game, and the cycle between games and practices
  • Parent Communication -- motivating parents, how and what to communicate with them

At the conclusion you will be ready and prepared to have a great season!

Who is the target audience?
  • First time volunteer soccer coach
  • Volunteer soccer coach with one to three seasons
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Curriculum For This Course
40 Lectures
01:02:05
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Introduction & Life Lessons
3 Lectures 03:01

Coaching Kids is Rewarding
00:59

Life Lessons
00:59
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Coaching 101
8 Lectures 13:29
Always Be Positive
01:32

Different Styles of Learning
01:53

Simplify, Simplify, Simplify
01:18

Equipment
01:07

What to Expect
03:23

Practice Frequency
00:32


Types of Players, Season Progress, and Not Linear
01:17
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Assistants
4 Lectures 05:25

Who to look for?
01:27

How to Recruit?
01:15

Things to Agree On
01:36
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Practices
8 Lectures 13:50
Be Prepared
01:22


First Practice(s)
02:54

Have a Curriculum
01:36

Evaluate Curriculums & Season Plans
02:13

What do you want to teach?
00:32

Make Your Own Curriculum: Drills/Games
00:55

Make Your Own Curriculum: Schedule
01:38
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Games
9 Lectures 14:19
Games -- Be Prepared
01:01


Team Balance & Weekly Cycle
01:32

Line Ups – Rotate Forward
00:50

Line Ups – Running List
00:59

Line Ups – Timed Line Up
00:53

Position Development vs Overall Development
01:36

In Game Situations
01:59

Coaching from the Sideline
02:39
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Parent Communication
7 Lectures 11:35
Parents View
01:07

Motivating Parents
02:13

What to Ask of Parents
01:36

What to Ask of Parents – Snack Schedule
02:32

Welcome to Team Email
01:15

Tracking Game Attendance
01:06

Weekly Email(s)
01:46
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Wrap Up
1 Lecture 00:26
Wrap Up
00:26
About the Instructor
Sam Farmer
5.0 Average rating
2 Reviews
8 Students
1 Course
Soccer Coach

I've played soccer my whole life and been a volunteer coach the last couple years. I love playing. However, I've found coaching to be the most rewarding part of my soccer life. I've been a head coach of my daughters team for the last three and an assistant before that.