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Stages of Player Development


STAGES OF PLAYER DEVELOPMENT
AGE GROUPTECHNICALTACTICAL PHYSICAL PSYCHOLOGICAL
U4-U8 Ball mastery and
combinations, Skills,
Turns
Attacking and
defending 1v1,
individual decision
making
Directional movement,
coordination and
balance
Fun, organization
and discipline
U9-U12Ball mastery,
Passing, Receiving
and Shooting
Applying techniques
under pressure
Attacking and
defending small
sided, decision making
based on nearest
teammates or opponents
Developing a style
of play
Agility, balance &
coordination.
Combining movements
Learning to improve,
Focus
U13-U14Performing skill
consistently under
pressure and at 
speed
Increased range of
passing & ball
striking
Full-sided tactics,
increased awareness of
positional play, responsibilities
and movements in 
greater numbers
Enhancing the style of play 
Agility, injury prevention
& athletic development
Understanding of
basic fitness
Learning to play
competitively,
collaborating with
coaches and
teammates to create
a good team
environment
U15-U19Full range of technical
ability performed at
speed, with high
levels of consistency
Understanding of
multiple positions, 
adjustments and nuances of 
the game
Team works as a unit in all
facets of the game
Power, athleticism &
deeper understanding
of fitness required
to play at a high level
Performing under
pressure, playing
through adversity

 

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