Skills and Strategies for Coaching Soccer

Skills and Strategies for Coaching Soccer

[the Complete Soccer Coaching Manual]

Book - 2009
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Human Kinetics

The key to successful coaching is preparing your players to make intelligent decisions on the field. For years, the best-selling Skills & Strategies for Coaching Soccer has helped coaches of every level do just that. Now, soccer's premier coaching resource has been updated and expanded to provide you with more insights into developing individual talent, team tactics, and winning play.

Skills & Strategies for Coaching Soccer provides you with over 125 for teaching skills and techniques. You'll also learn how to develop these skills in realistic game situations with beginning, intermediate, advanced, and all-star players.

Essential skills are presented, including collecting and controlling, passing, dribbling, kicking, heading, and goalkeeping. You'll then apply those individual skills with attacking and defensive tactics, team formations, and set pieces. With Skills & Strategies for Coaching Soccer, you'll learn the what, how, and why of soccer through these essentials:

-Over 125 drills for beginning, intermediate, advanced, and all-star players

-Progressing basic drills into realistic, competitive situations

-Tactics in attack and defense

-Tactics in set plays

-Team management

-Mental and physical preparation for games

-Handling problem players and parents

-Fitness and conditioning

-Preparing and developing coaching sessions

-Establishing a coaching philosophy
Skills & Strategies for Coaching Soccer is an invaluable guide for coaching any team in any setting. The best team doesn't always win&;but it usually does.

Baker & Taylor
SUPERANNO Skills & Strategies for Coaching Soccer is a comprehensive guide that provides insight into every aspect of coaching while addressing beginner, intermediate, and advanced skill levels. It examines the various systems of play, tactics, and teamwork in attack and defense, fitness, conditioning, and nutrition. It also covers team management skills and working with difficult players--and parents! This is the complete soccer manual for coaching all players from beginners to all-stars. Original.

& Taylor

Relevant for soccer coaches of beginner, intermediate, as well as, advanced players. Fully updated and revised topics include passing, ball control, shooting, tackling, heading, tactics and systems of play for both defense and offense. Philosophy and team management advice accompanies coaching instruction on skills and tactics. Skills are covered in a progressive manner to get optimum results from players in match situations. Drills divided by skill level - beginner, intermediate, advanced - accompanied by informative, illustrated diagrams and photos. Includes All Star drills for advanced players.

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2009
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780736080224
Characteristics: xviii, 371 p. : ill. en coul
Additional Contributors: Bate, Richard 1946-


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