Soccer for Life Physical – Flexibility, disciplined warm-up and cool-down, agility, aerobic and anaerobic endurance, strength, core strength and stability, balance, nutrition and proper diet (pre-game, post-game, tournaments), prevention and care of injuries, importance of rest/recovery. Personalized programs needed to respect the growth spurt. Technical – Introduction of advanced techniques to those who are capable; technical acquisition in a more complex environment and position-specific skills. Tactical – Team work: development of tasks per unit (defensive, midfield or forward unit) and positional awareness through small-sided games and competitive games. Mental – Pre-competition routine, introduction to mental preparation, goal setting, coping with winning and losing.