Essential Soccer Skills, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0756673933
  • ISBN-13: 9780756673932
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 176 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Perfect for all ages and skill levels, the Essential Skills series is at-a-glance reference packed with instant- access, easy-to-understand tips to help you improve your game, your technique, and your creativity. ESSENTIAL SOCCER SKILLS progresses from beginner basics to advanced techniques, featuring illustrated sequences on how to learn and master key skills, and tips on how to improve your overall form.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: The Basics.
2: The Rules.
3: Using Set Pieces.
4: The Offside Rule.
5: Fouls and Infringements.
6: The Officials.
7: Shirts, Shorts, and Socks.
8: Shoes.
9: Protective Gear.
10: The Ball.
11: The Goal.
12: The Field.
13: Player Positions.
14: Goalkeepers.
15: Defenders.
16: Midfielders.
17: Forwards.
18: Individual Skills.
19: Anatomy of a Player.
20: Warming Up.
21: Training.
22: Controlling the Ball.
23: Passing.
24: Running with the Ball.
25: Stepovers.
26: Spins and Turns.
27: Fakes.
28: Shooting.
29: Volleying.
30: Heading.
31: Throw-ins and Corners.
32: Free-Kicks.
33: Penalties.
34: Goalkeeping.
35: Tackling.
36: Freestyle Skills.
37: Injuries.
38: Teamwork.
39: Teamwork: Key Concepts.
40: Formations.
41: Defensive Strategies.
42: Attacking Strategies.
43: Set Pieces.
44: Managers and Coaches.
45: The Anatomy of a Club.
Index.
Acknowledgments.