U12 Guidelines

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Updated Sunday April 30, 2017 by MYS.

GUIDELINES UNDER 12

Birthdates 01/01/2006-12/31/2007

Uk Trainers will work directly with the parent coach they will have 1

– 1 hour training session with Forward Soccer UK  during the week and another

coach led practice another day during the week at the coaches

discretion to replicate the Forward Soccer UK lesson.

The Field:

Marked with lines or cones.

The Ball:

A size 4 ball is used for U12

games.

The Players:

There will be seven players per team on field and 1 goalkeeper. Only

players should be allowed on the field. Trainer and parent

coaches will coach from the sideline.

Player Equipment:

Shoes and shin guards, covered by the socks are mandatory at all

practice and game activities. Soccer shoes, tennis shoes, or similar type

athletic shoes are recommended. The type and condition of cleated shoes

must be inspected for safety before use.

Duration of activity:

Game Two

25 minute halves with 5 minute half time on Saturdays. 1 UK

Elite Trainer observing per 2 teams. Referees provided.

Weekday

One 1 hour Forward Soccer UK training session during the week and one 

coach practice a week.