U8 Competitive Training

Freedom and Fun


At this stage, individual player development is paramount. Coaches and teachers should create a stimulating learning environment where the atmosphere is “Freedom and Fun.”

• Physical – Develop the ABCs of movement: agility, balance, co-ordination and speed, as well as running, jumping, twisting, kicking, throwing and catching.

• Technical – Movement exercises/games designed to promote a feel for the ball: gaining ball control in receiving passes, dribbling, passing less than 25m, kicking the ball forward, and shooting on goal.

• Tactical – Small children are egocentric – playing the ball is the most important objective. However, they now need to be introduced to co-operation between players. They gain understanding of the game through playing situations.

• Mental – Basic awareness of environment to build game intelligence and decision making.


Coach Jeremie Naidoo, takes over the SC Toronto U8 & U7 Kix program. Jeremie comes to SC Toronto with over 7 years of coaching experience at the grass roots level. He currently has his Learn To Train, Fundamentals, Making Headway, Respect In Soccer certificates and also passed his Pre-B License testing. Next up for Jeremie is to complete the Ontario Provincial B License.

Coach Jeremie has previous playing experience at the international level having represented the Trinidad National team as well as having had some experience at the Leeds Academy in England as well as having played soccer in the Pro League in Trinidad and Tobago.



More Information:

U8 Indoor Training Session

U8 Competitive Flyer



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