The Baffled Parent's Guide to Fix-It Drills for Youth Soccer

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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The Rx for soccer successa fullyillustrated, prescriptive guide for parentsand coaches who want to step up theirgame New in the popular Baffled Parents series, this diagnostichandbook for youth soccer coaches and parentsoffers the most effective solutions to the most commonproblems, from individual weak spots to teamexecution. Organized by skill-set, the book includes diagramsand instructions for warm-ups, cool-downs, andspecialized drills for improving dribbling, shooting,offense, defense, goalkeeping, and more. Written by asoccer coach with over 25 years experience, it alsoincludes a general overview of the sport, with helpfulcoaching hints and strategies for bringing out the bestin every player and team.

Author Biography

Robert Koger coached soccer for more than twenty-five years, both in youth recreation and club programs. He received the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) "D" level Coaching Certificate and served as the league commissioner for several different soccer programs.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Acknowledgmentsp. vii
General Informationp. 1
Lawsp. 1
Field Layoutp. 2
Getting Startedp. 5
Parentsp. 5
Playersp. 6
Equipmentp. 7
Assessing Your Playersp. 9
Initial Assessmentp. 11
Warm-Up, Stretch, and Ball Control Drillsp. 25
Warm-Upp. 25
Stretchesp. 31
Cooldownp. 39
Problems and Solutionsp. 47
Questions and Answersp. 85
Dribbling Drillsp. 91
Drillsp. 92
Conclusion Drillp. 101
Passing Drillsp. 103
Drillsp. 104
Shooting Drillsp. 115
Drillsp. 116
Combination Shooting Drillsp. 123
Throw-In/Heading and Shooting Drillsp. 124
Passing and Shooting Drillsp. 134
Volley Drillsp. 143
Offense and Defense Drillsp. 149
Drillsp. 150
Goalkeeper Drillsp. 185
Drillsp. 186
Conditioning Drillsp. 195
Drillsp. 196
Position Play, Formations, and Fun Drillsp. 207
Diamond/Triangle Positionp. 207
Position Playp. 208
Formationsp. 208
Fun Drillsp. 209
Glossaryp. 213
Indexp. 229
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