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Complete Soccer Coaching Curriculum For 3-18 Year Old Players - Volume 2 is packed with 100 coaching activities in black and white, curriculum diagrams and an abundance of coaching tips. NSCAA approach to player development is constructed around a 5MoreComplete Soccer Coaching Curriculum For 3-18 Year Old Players - Volume 2 is packed with 100 coaching activities in black and white, curriculum diagrams and an abundance of coaching tips. NSCAA approach to player development is constructed around a 5 Stage Model adopted by progressive youth clubs around the globe. Our methodology is proven to raise player and coach performance, leading to long term consistently positive and meaningful results. This manual focuses on all 5 Stages, 3-18 year old players and is an excellent resource for an experienced and novice coach alike. Directors of Coaching, Head Coaches and Administrators will find this as an excellent tool to assist in developing a organizations in-house coach education program. This is the second volume. It extends on the topics presented in the first volume and introduces many new areas of focus. The manual also supports NSCAA Player Development Curriculum Diploma Course Series 2, an eLearning program offered by National Soccer Coaches Association of America. There are 5 activities for each of the following topics: Stage 1 - 3-5 years old Players: Dribbling and turning, 1v1 attacking and defending, Ball mastery - individual technique and Shooting to an unopposed goal. Stage 2 - 6-8 years old Players: 1v1 beating an opponent, Defending pressure, Passing over a short distance, Teaching games for understanding. Stage 3 - 9-11 years old Players: Attacking small sided games, Creating space as an individual and small group, Small group defending principles, Passing combinations in pairs - wall pass and overlap. Stage 4 - 12-14 years old Players: Attacking combinations close to goal, Building play from the defensive third, Small group possession, Passing over medium and long distances. Stage 5 - 15-18 year old Players: Position training - attacking midfield, Defensive organization, High and low pressure defending, Transition to attack.