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Wallkill Valley Recreation Soccer - Hardyston, Hamburg, Franklin, and surrounding areas.

Wallkill Valley Recreation Soccer

U6 - Little Kickers

U6 - Beginner This is our group for an introduction to the sport for our younger players.  Learn the basics of soccer in a fun environment.

Local Rules of Competition:
Match Duration: 4, 8 minute quarters
Players: 4v4, on split fields.
Size of Ball: 3
Substitutions: Unlimited, at a stoppage in play
Free  Kicks:  Indirect Only
Offside:  No
Referees: Parent or Coach Referees.

Characteristics of this level player:
  • Short attention span.
  • Most are individually oriented (me, my, mine).
  • Activities based on characteristics should be individually based.
  • Constantly in motion.
  • Go flat out.*
  • Psychologically easily bruised.
  • Little or no concern for team activities.
  • Physical and psychological development for boys and girls quite similar.
  • Eye/hand or eye/foot coordination most primitive.
  • Love to run and jump.
  • Prefer large soft balls and Nerf balls.
  • Catching skills not developed.
  • Can balance on good foot.
*This refers to their racing about in games until complete exhaustion sets in, at which point they stop, breathe, then restart at a torrid pace again.   Coaching This is the best age to get involved with helping out coaching our young players. They are learning the game just as much as you can learn about coaching. We want you to have a positive coaching experience and will help you along the way whether you'd like to be a head coach or assistant. We've been inviting our coaches to attend coach training clinics provided by NJYS trainers which goes over age appropriate games that can be played to help the children learn the sport. If you move up in age groups other training is offered up through state level licensing. Sample Games:  
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