U14 Practice Plans

Working through the Middle Third

Focus on fast pace of play, playing the ball with 1 or 2 touches, and timing of runs.


The drills, activities, and games in this practice plan focus on movement away from the ball.


A session that focuses on passing & receiving concepts and finishes with a 9 v 9 free play game.

Possession and Transition

A variety of games that focus on ball possession, awareness, and transition.

Changing the Field

Begin with Short,Short, Long then move into games of 5 vs 3, 8 vs 6, and 9 vs 9.

Combination Play, #1

A great selection of drills and games that focus on combination play.

Midfield Combinations

5 drills for U14 age level that focus on midfield combinations.

Shooting & Finishing - U14 Practice Plan

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Focus on creating shooting opportunities. When to shoot and power vs. placement.

Principles of Defending - U14 Practice Plan

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U14+ Practice Session that is focused on defending principles and when to pressure and the ball.

Dribbling to Beat an Opponent

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Practice session to work on dribbling and deceptive moves to beat an opponent.

Defending Around Our Own Goal - U14 Practice Plan

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This practice session is focused on concepts to defend our own goal.

U14 Practice Plan - Building Out of the Back

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Shape of the backline, when and how to move forward and back.

U14 Practice Session - Attacking from Wide Areas

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How and when to use space on the outside vs. middle of field.

U14 Practice Plan - Focus on Possession

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A series of drills and games with an emphasis on passing and possession.

U14 Practice Plan #2 - Passing & Finishing

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This practice includes a lot of finishing and competition drills.

U14 Soccer Practice Plan - Passing & Possession

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Passing warm up drills that work into possession activities and games.