The ultimate resource for getting on the ball. The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Soccer Basicsexplains anything and everything a parent or new coach needs to know to understand the game and make the most of a child’s soccer experience. From the rules of the game to playing techniques, this is a one-volume course for parents and children to score winning goals. ·Since 1974, total individual participation in U.S. soccer programs has grown from 100,000 to more than 3 million, primarily young players between the ages of 6 and 14 ·Most parents of today’s youth soccer players didn’t play soccer themselves growing up, and will welcome this reference book ·Includes game strategies and practice techniques for every player position
Sam Borden has more than 20 years of playing and coaching soccer. He has covered sports for the New York Daily News and has also served as a guest analyst on SportsCenter, Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith, and Daily News Live!