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STEAMBOAT SOCCER CLUB

Steamboat Springs, Colorado I (970) 870-1520

Steamboat Soccer Club’s Shared Vocabulary List

AGE TO INTRODUCE
VOCABULARY
MEANING
U6-U8TAKE THE BALL
RECOVER THE BALL
 PROTECT THE GOAL
DENY OPPONENT PASSING INTO YOUR GOAL
 KEEP THE BALL
MAINTAIN POSSESSION FOR YOUR TEAM
 PASS THE BALL
PLAY WITH A TEAMMATE IN ORDER TO KEEP POSSESSION, MOVE INTO OPEN SPACE AND/OR ADVANCE FORWARD
 SHOOT
PASS THE BALL INTO THE NET
 DRIBBLE
KEEP POSSESSION AND/ OR MOVE INTO OPEN SPACE OR ADVANCE FORWARD W/ THE BALL AS AN INDIVIDUAL PLAYER.
 LOOK AROUND
TAKE IN VISUAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE GAME.
 WHAT DO YOU SEE?
PROCESS THE VISUAL INFORMATION YOU'VE TAKEN IN
 CAN YOU FIND OPEN SPACE?
IDENTIFY AND USE OPEN SPACE TO KEEP THE BALL.
   
U8-U10
SPREAD OUT
MOVE TO CREATE OPEN SPACE WHEN ATTACKING
 CREATE PASSING OPTIONS
FORM GEOMETRIC SHAPES (TRIANGLES, DIAMONDS, ETC) AND ANGLES TO RECEIVE FROM A TEAMMATE WITH NO DEFENDER IN BETWEEN THE TWO ATTACKING PLAYERS.
 SUPPORT THE ATTACK
MOVE FORWARD AS A GROUP (INCLUDING GOALKEEPER)  TO PROVIDE PASSING OPTIONS WHEN UNABLE TO ADVANCE FORWARD.
 MAKE IT COMPACT
BUNCH TOGETHER AS A GROUP TO DENY OPPONENT PLAYING INTO CERTAIN AREAS OF THE FIELD.
 KEEP IT COMPACT
AS OPPONENT CIRCULATES BALL MOVE AS A GROUP AND STAY BUNCHED TOGETHER TO DENY OPPONENT PLAYING INTO CERTAIN AREAS OF THE FIELD.
 CREATE 1V1'S OR 2V1'S
TRY TO FIND OR CREATE NUMERICAL SUPERIORITY IN ATTACKING SITUATIONS.
 CHANGE THE POINT OF ATTACK
ATTACK OR PLAY INTO DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE FIELD, AWAY FROM PRESSURE, WHERE THERE IS MORE SPACE IN ORDER TO UNBALANCE AND MANIPULATE OPPONENTS MOVEMENT.  THUS CREATING SPACE IN AREAS WHERE WE CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE AND CREATE SCORING OPPORTUNITIES.
 PRESSURE
 
 COVER
 
 BALANCE
 
 SCAN
 
 CHECK AWAY/ CHECK TO
 
 NUMBERS UP
 
 RECEIVE ACROSS YOUR BODY
 
 WEIGHT OR PACE OF PASS
 
 FIRST TIME OR ONE TOUCH
 
 PASS TO FEET/ PASS TO SPACE
 
 DROP
 
 SUPPORT
 
 RECOVER
 
 CHECK YOUR SHOULDERS
 
 CREATE SPACE
 
 PRESSURE
 
 HALF TURN
 
 ONE TWO OR WALL PASS
 
 SHAPE
 
 PRESS
 
 LINE OF PRESSURE
 
 SHOW WIDE
 
 SHOW CENTRALLY
 
 TRACK
 
 TRANSITION
 
 CHANGE OF PACE / RHYTHM
 
 "LA PAUSA"
 
 INTERCHANGE OR SWITCH POSITIONS
 
 STAY INVOLVED (CONNECTED)
 
 MARK A PLAYER OR MARK AN AREA
 
 BUILD OUT OF THE BACK
 
 PLAY THE WAY YOU FACE
 
   
U13-U19
REVERSE PASS
 
 SKIP THE MAN
 
 BREAK THE LINES
 
 FREE MAN
 
 OVER-LAPPING RUN
 
 UNDER-LAPPING RUN
 
 UP, BACK, THROUGH
 
 LINE OF CONFRONTATION
 
 PLAY BETWEEN THE LINES
 
 LOW BLOCK
 
 SCREENING
 
 THIRD MAN RUN
 
 COME OFF YOUR SHAPE
 
 DELAY THE ATTACK
 
 BEHIND THE BALL
 

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Steamboat Soccer Club

P.O. Box 770661 
Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477

Phone: 970-870-1520
Email: [email protected]

Steamboat Soccer Club

P.O. Box 770661 
Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80477

Phone: 970-870-1520
Email: [email protected]
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