eBook Coaching Junior Football Teams For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1119997380
  • ISBN-13: 9781119997382
  • DDC: 796.332077
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 50 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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This book provides newcomer volunteers with a crash course in football and coaching fundamentals. It provides an easy-to-understand overview of football rules, positions, and strategies as well as imaginative, enjoyable drills to help kids improve their kicking, dribbling, headers, and play-making. Theres lots of advice on typical coaching challenges, from handling substitutions and playing time to encouraging good sportsmanship and involving parents.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Authors' Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting Started Coaching Football.
3: Coaching Children in Football.
4: Getting Organised.
5: Knowing the Football Basics.
6: Building Your Coaching Skills.
7: Meet the Parents.
8: Evaluating Your Team.
9: Running a Great Training Session.
10: Match Day.
11: Refining Your Coaching Strategies.
12: Beginning and Intermediate Football.
13: Mastering the Fundamentals.
14: Fundamental Drills for a New Team.
15: Coaching Basic Attacking.
16: Coaching Basic Defending.
17: Advanced Football Strategies.
18: Taking It up a Notch: Drills.
19: Upgrading Attacking Tactics and Skills.
20: Advanced Defending and Formations.
21: Coaching Set Pieces.
22: Implementing Advanced Exercises.
23: The Finer Details.
24: Keeping Kids Injury Free and Healthy.
25: Challenges Every Coach Faces.
26: Getting More Competitive.
27: The Part of Tens.
28: Ten Ways to Make the Season Memorable.
29: Ten Fun Ways to End on a High Note.
30: Ten Recommended Resources and Organisations.