U11 Resources


This section is filled with session ideas and drills for our West Van FC U11  coaches. The Technical Lead for your age group will update the videos throughout the season so make sure to check back regularly.

WVFC Tech Department 

Warm ups

U11 Warmup

Technical Warmup with ball
Ball Work! Lots of little patterns that the kids can get comfortable with, while getting their heart rate up.
Simple ball work, to get the heart pumping.
Tic tac toe warmp-up


U11 Technical

Session on dribbling technique. Focusing on players keeping their heads up in traffic areas.
Fun passing and control activity, Make sure the kids focus on Body positioning when they receive and spatial awareness.
Dribbling and passing drill. Relay races for some pressure and competition.
Lots of touches, running with the ball. Emphasis on Change of pace


U11 Finishing

Shooting drill with a progression to defensive pressure on the shooter
Shooting with a transition.
Speed and agility through changes of direction ending with a 1v1 to goal
Reaction shooting. Do not have the kids touch the cone with their hands!


U11 Games

Players are looking to create overloads and making decisions on when to dribble, shoot and pass.
This drill can be done with a 5v5 plus one. Use according to however many players you have for the session.
Quick one on ones Drill. Encourage use of space, changes in direction, speeds. Creativity in this drill is very important.
Crossing and Finishing in a game environment.
2v2 and 3v2(Overload) game with a focus on defending