The grass is wet and squishy, but Alex and his team are still excited for soccer practice. The practice this year was thrilling 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.
iPlaySoccer! Books are instructional stories focused on advancing youth player development. The illustrated children’s books teach foundational concepts and vocabulary in a fun way that allows children, parents and coaches to develop together in the beautiful game. The series is not intended to replace the instruction of a coach or the learning derived from actual play. Rather, the purpose of these books is to assist the player in mastering concepts as the game becomes more complex.
Besides, the focus of iPlaySoccer! is on teaching children how to think independently, while also maintaining a collective understanding of the team during competition. This is an essential skill that helps young players not only in sport, but also in life. Each title is not intended to supplant the instruction of a coach, or the time a child spends learning a sport by playing it. Rather, the authors purpose is to assist young players with their comprehension of sport in a way that is engaging, inspiring, and empowering.
About the Authors
Lindsay Little was a decorated student athlete and thrived in the role of creative midfielder. She helped her NJCAA teams play for two consecutive National Championship finals. Due to her passion for the game and tenacity for training she excelled at the club, Olympic Development Program, High School, NJCAA, & NCAA Division I levels.
Seth Little obtained his undergraduate degree in Physical Education, dual majoring in Coaching and Spanish. His passion lies in the theory of sport, tactics and strategy. He excelled at gridiron football, achieving all-American status before injuries decimated his career.