This section is filled with session ideas and drills for our West Van FC U8
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
U8 Warm-Up VIDEO A movement activation exercise for all young players, to help them get physically prepared for a training session. U8 Warm-Up VIDEO Active warm-up done with a ball. Warm-Up Game VIDEO Fun and active warm-up. Technical Warm-up VIDEO Focuses on dribbling, turning, receiving and awareness.
U8 Dribbling VIDEO Change of speed and direction. Dribbling VIDEO Working on different touches while running with the ball. 1v1 VIDEO 1v1 activity that can progress into a 2v1. Passing & Moving VIDEO Focuses on passing, movement off the ball and spatial awareness. Passing VIDEO Focuses on passing accuracy and correct technique. Passing & Receiving VIDEO Focuses on being ready for the pass, quality of pass and first touch.
U8 Finishing VIDEO This is a small sided game that can be used as a warm-up in a finishing session. Finishing VIDEO Of course this can be pushed with a passing first thought process, but the ball will need to be struck well. please make sure that each player gets a space around the outside that they must stay in. U8 Finishing VIDEO Included are 4 finishing activities. Finishing VIDEO Focuses on the correct technique for ball striking.