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Alex and his teammates love to play soccer. But why are there more referees at their games this season waving silly flags and stopping them right before they go in to score a goal? Offside? Ugh! explains the reason. A fully illustrated storybook, it is intended to help youth soccer players understand what it means to be in an offside position. Learning the game better through the eyes of Alex, Offside? Ugh! is a fun book that will offer the young soccer players more clarity. Also included are teaching concepts and vocabulary.
Bailee Kate and her dog, Thor, love to play soccer. Thor, however, always gets in the way. The coach says the team shouldn’t act like Thor because it is puppy guarding. Let’s see if they have learned this simple instruction as they take on the fierce Yellow Dragons.
Pass! No Puppy Guarding is a fully illustrated book intended to help youth soccer players break the bee-swarming kick and pack-chase mentality. Children will begin to comprehend spacial relationships to one another on the field of play.
The grass is wet and squishy, but Alex and his team are still excited for soccer practice. The practice this year was exciting and scary. Alex and his team are learning about playing different positions in a formation. Position 1: Where Do We Go? is fully illustrated and its intent is to help youth soccer players understand playing positions and the basics of 7 vs. 7 formations. Position 1: Where Do We Go? helps to direct the young player in how to stay in position, move with the team, go for the ball, and much more.
It’s a cross-town rivalry game against the talented and tough Dynamo. Alex and his team are confident. They know what each player should be doing on the field. What Do We Do? is a fully illustrated book that will help youth soccer players understand playing positions. It also intends to help young players transition from playing small side pack ball to 7 vs. 7 formations.
The 2018 soccer World Cup highlighted the increasing emphasis on transitional awareness and tactics. From elite domestic leagues worldwide to local youth coaching clinics, there is a pronounced effort to help coaches and players recognize and seize the advantages gleaned through controlling transitional moments. Pep Guardiola (Manchester City), Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool), and Mauricio Pochettino (Tottenham Hotspurs), among many others, have climbed to forefront of the coaching ranks in recent years, espousing various pressing, counter-pressing, and counterattacking schemes that have made their teams so difficult to play against.
Though coaches worldwide have focused on transitional moments as the next tactical revolution in soccer, there has been a remarkable lack of written coaching material on the subject. Transition in Soccer is the first complete study of critical transition moments in the beautiful game.
Street soccer is exciting, creative, and fun. But even the most innovative players need a good coach to realize their potential. Street Soccer: The Coaches’ Guide is a guide to street soccer coaching. It is written by the founder of the International Street Soccer Association (ISSA), Darren Laver, and is an informative, practical, and easy-to-use handbook for soccer coaches of all levels. The best way to nurture creativity is to have an optimal learning environment. The ISSA has spent decades developing the best and most efficient coaching methods to create such an environment and shape better players and teams.
Why Is Soccer Played Eleven Against Eleven? reveals one hundred facts of soccer history and rules. Some of these facts are unknown, and yet some are little known. Whether little know facts or unknown facts, you will learn why soccer is played eleven against eleven, why soccer matches last 90 minutes, who the first coach was, how the referee appeared, and who invented goal nets, red and yellow cards, the penalty, and the penalty shoot-out.