The U12 age division enforces all soccer rules with the modifications of being played as 9 V 9 and intentional heading being treated as a minor infraction. Below is excellent description of the offside rule from Soccer For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Thomas Dunmore and Scott Murray.
ORL Policies and Procedures (These are OSA’s rules that all clubs must follow – effective Fall 2018.)
Below are a few coaching lesson plans from the US Youth Soccer that you may find helpful.
We suggest all U12 coaches take the 9 V 9 grassroots course offered by US Soccer. All courses can be accessed through the Digital Coaching Center by clicking here. This link will take you to the schedule for 9 V 9 in-person classes in Oklahoma, as well as some online courses. The Digital Coaching Center also has some great resources for coaches at all levels. Check back often – more courses are added throughout the year.