Coaching Youth Soccer: Ages 7 to 9

by Nick Harrison
Coaching Youth Soccer: Ages 7 to 9


Once your team has a sound foundation of basic skills, you can get into some real fun by adding more advanced techniques into the practice program. In this teaching course specifically developed for 7 to 9-year-old players, experienced youth soccer instructor Nick Harrison shows you how to improve your young athletes' dribbling, passing, receiving, ball control, and shooting skills. Featuring  60 easy-to-learn/easy-to-teach videos, every player in your program will benefit from the coaching tools provided in this course.

Use these instructional videos to facilitate a camp, individually train the youth or take a team to the next level!


1 Welcome 2 The Perfect Practice 3 Preparing for Practices 4 Delivering Practice Sessions 5 Coaching Tips
Week One: Dribbling Introduction
6 Week One: Introduction 7 Space Wars Drill 8 Follow the Leader Drill 9 Dribbling Drill 10 Last Man Standing Drill 11 No Pass-Backs Drill
Week Two: Dribbling Moves and Turns
12 Week Two: Introduction 13 Four Basic Dribbling Moves 14 Three Basic Dribbling Turns 15 Soda Fountain Drill 16 Crab Drill 17 Run the Gauntlet Drill
Week Three: Advanced Dribbling Skills
18 Week Three: Introduction 19 Wembley Drill 20 Rats and Rabbits Drill 21 1 v. 1 to Target 22 1 v. 1 to Many Goals
Week Four: Passing and Receiving Passes
23 Week Four: Introduction 24 Passing and Receiving Basics 25 Passing, Receiving and Moving 26 Passing and Receiving in Threes 27 Soccer Bowling Drill 28 Through-the-Legs Drill 29 Gate Ball Drill 30 Pass and Circle 31 Passing and Receiving in a Circle
Week Five: Intermediate Passing Skills
32 Week Five: Introduction 33 Ball-Striking Technique 34 Passing and Laying Up 35 Send 'Em In Drill 36 Six Box Drill 37 Two-Headed Monster Drill 38 Square-Out Drill 39 Dodgeball
Week Six: Ball Control and Possession
40 Week Six: Introduction 41 Basic Control Techniques 42 Cushion Control 43 Wolf and Piglets Drill 44 Egg-cellent Drill 45 First Touch Drill 46 Control Balls out of the Air 47 Driving Down the Freeway 48 Wedge Control
Week Seven: Advanced Possession Skills
49 Week Seven: Introduction 50 Triangular Touches Drill 51 Inside the Circle Drill 52 T-Junction Drill 53 Throw and Control Game
Week Eight: Shooting Introduction
54 Week Eight: Introduction 55 Coconut Shy Drill 56 Shooting-in-Threes Drill 57 Pinball Drill 58 Pirate Pete and Parrot Drill 59 Soccer Quidditch Drill
Week Nine: Advanced Shooting Skills
60 Week Nine: Introduction 61 Shooting using the Garbage Man 62 Shoot with Defensive Pressure 63 Alligator's Alley Drill 64 Sideline Soccer Drill 65 European Club Challenge

The Coach


Nick Harrison

Teach beginning players to learn and love the game


Nick Harrison coaches in the West Windsor-Plainsboro (N.J.) Youth Soccer Association and on the travel team level. Formerly a coach with Scunthorpe United and Liverpool University in England, and Hawaii Pacific University, Harrison is a talented and experienced coach, with an MS in Sport & Exercise Science and a NSCAA Premier Coaching License. He is also an AYSO Certified Licensed Instructor and a New Jersey Olympic Developmental Program evaluator.

Ratings and Reviews (2)


It's good learning of grassroots It's helpful our grassroots development

Dec 30, 20 10:37 PM

Kuldeep Yadav

Outstanding course learn lot of things

Jan 19, 21 12:30 AM

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Course Info

Rating: (2)
Caterory: Soccer/Coaching Youth Soccer
Bookings: 49