Stage 1: Active Start
U4 to U6
Female & Male
Long Term Player Development Approach To CoachingSoccer contributes to the well-being of children by engaging them in the sport while teaching them the basic movements. At this introductory level, the objective is to get moving and to keep active.
Physical – Provide the environment for learning proper fundamental movement skills such as running, jumping, twisting, kicking, throwing and catching.
Technical – The player and the ball – dribbling, kicking and shooting.
Tactical – None.
Mental – Fun, fascination, and passion for play.
The Active Start CourseHosting Clubs and Districts are offering these 4 hour courses throughout Ontario.
Coaches working with young players in this stage should enrol in an Active Start Coaching Course.
For a list of courses starting mid January, 2013 please visit the OSA Course List. Click Here to Access Course List
Make Ethical Decisions CourseFor a list of MED Courses offered through the Coaches Association of Ontario contact: Coaches Association of Ontario|
3 Concorde Gate Suite 108, Toronto, ON, M3C3N7
Active Start Sample Practices
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All Session Plans were created using Session Planner 2.0.