Continuing Education | March 2006
February 28, 2006 09:00 PM
Coaches should emphasize the importance of the technical application of the throw-in during practice. Young players have difficulty safely and effectively throwing the ball back in play. To improve success and increase the amount of time playing, coaches may consider having U6-U8 players dribble the ball back in play or pass it.
Click here to download this month’s coaching education article discussing Coaching Throw-ins. US Youth Soccer Coaching Department offers a number of programs to educate new youth coaches and enhance the skills of current coaches, continuing the progress of the game. Don't forget to check out the latest offering from US Youth Soccer the Parents Guide - An Introduction to Youth Soccer, complete with online presentation, quiz and printable certificate of completion. Click hereto learn more.
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