Mavericks U8 Mini Mavericks Curriculum

Mavericks U8 Mini Mavericks Training Curriculum

Mavericks Soccer Club training sessions for all age groups cover tactical, technical, physical and psychological elements. Each training session is organized into three blocks 1, Warm-up,  2, main part (which includes technical, physical and tactical exercises) and 3, scrimmages. The season plan relates to age-specific requirements for each player within the team environment. These change as players grow and develop, the higher the number within the practice content the higher the importance at the specific age (#5 are essential for the development of players at this age group, #0 is not required at this age group)

Initial Stage Training Sessions

WARM UP (10 min) 

  • Ball familiarity practices to develop basic skills


Physical (15 min)

  • Exercise oriented mainly to develop speed, agility and basic motor skills

Technical Simple (10-15 min)

  • Unopposed practices based on simplicity of the movements, repetition and high tempo

Technical Complex (10-15 min)

  • Basic opposed practices with a small tactical component based on perception and decision-making

SCRIMMAGE (25 min)

  • Simple small-sided games to develop the team concept