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Coaching Soccer For Dummies, Mini Edition

Coaching Soccer For Dummies, Mini Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-04279-3

Dec 2010

64 pages

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Kick-start your soccer coaching skills

Volunteering as a youth soccer coach can be a great experience for you and your squad. But what if you've never coached before? Don't worry! This friendly guide offers expert advice on evaluating your players, running drills that make practices fun, and coaching offense and defense.

Open the book and find:

  • How to coach your own child
  • What to say to parents in your pre-season meeting

  • How to assign positions

  • Basic drills for beginners

  • Offensive and defensive coaching strategies


Chapter 1: Teaching Soccer to Children.

Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Parents and Your Team.

Chapter 3: Fundamental Drills.

Chapter 4: Coaching Offense.

Chapter 5: Coaching Defense.