It is the mission of the LYSL to develop, deploy, and maintain a comprehensive program for the development and promotion of the game of soccer for the youth of Lincoln Township, and surrounding areas. This League has been established as a non-profit and e

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On this page, I've added some videos that break down some basic skills the kids should work on mastering.

 

1) The first is how to pass the ball.

The following video goes over this technique step by step.

http://youtu.be/yOXrf0TIphg

 

2) ​The flip side of making a pass is being able to receive a pass.  This skill is very basic and I see it done improperly all the time.  Receiving is easy to understand and the following video does a great job of breaking it down.

http://youtu.be/NfiEj1pcfnM

 

3) All players need to know how to dribble with speed.  Almost none of the kids do this properly.  The key is to dribble with the front of the foot/laces.  This removes the awkwardness of running with the feet swinging side to side.

The following video goes over this technique step by step.

http://youtu.be/bb6jlHgj7tc

 

4) ​A critical skill is how to shoot or kick the ball with power.

The following video goes over this technique step by step.

http://youtu.be/BrzfmkGtnYE

 

The following video goes over additional pointers on shooting.

http://youtu.be/4poZIQEfI0A