Coaching Soccer For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118052811
  • ISBN-13: 9781118052815
  • DDC: 796.334083
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 509 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Coaching Kids Soccer For Dummies helps parents or other adults coach young players successfully, both by focusing on the fundamentals of play and basic strategies, as well as by making the team experience pleasant and educational for the young players.  The book includes simple and entertaining drills that emphasize various soccer skills and advice on how to coach children positively through both wins and losses. 

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Authors’ Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Drills at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Getting Started Coaching Soccer.
3: Teaching Soccer to Children.
4: Getting Organized.
5: Getting up to Speed with the Basics.
6: Building Your Coaching Skills.
7: Meet the Parents.
8: Getting to Know Your Team.
9: Running a Great Practice.
10: Getting Your Game On.
11: Refining Your Approach at Midseason.
12: Beginning and Intermediate Soccer.
13: Teaching the Fundamentals.
14: Fundamental Drills.
15: Coaching Offense 101.
16: Coaching Defense 101.
17: Coaching Restarts.
18: Taking Practice Drills to the Next Level.
19: Advanced Soccer Strategies.
20: Coaching Offense 201.
21: Coaching Defense 201.
22: Implementing Advanced Drills.
23: The Extra Points.
24: Keeping Kids Healthy and Injury Free.
25: Dealing with Common Coaching Challenges.
26: Taking Your Show on the Road.
27: The Part of Tens.
28: Ten Ways to Make the Season Memorable.
29: Ten Ways to End the Season on a High Note.