The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching Youth Soccer

Author: Bobby Clark
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007164069X
Format: PDF
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Written by soccer great and championship Stanford coach Bobby Clark, COACHING YOUTH SOCCER: THE BAFFLED PARENT'S GUIDE tells you how, starting at point zero, an uninitiated coach can meld kids into a team and help them enjoy one of the most rewarding experiences of their youth. (In the end, you may be the one who reaps the biggest reward, as you watch kids learn and grow in an experience they'll treasure for a lifetime.)

The Baffled Parent s Guide to Great Soccer Drills

Author: Thomas Fleck
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071384889
Format: PDF, ePub
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A PAPERBACK ORIGINAL A games-based alternative to tedious rote exercises, guaranteed to keep practices fun, engaging, and productive Great Soccer Drills provides soccer coaches with a great way to make every soccer practice active, fun, and productive. Coaches get 125 games guaranteed to keep kids moving and excited while teaching them basic skills, sharpening their reflexes, and building their confidence and decision-making ability. Written by two of North America's foremost names in youth soccer coaching, it also includes guidelines on how to create just the right blend of drills to hold the attention of six- to twelve-year-old players. Great Soccer Drills can be used in conjunction with the bestselling Coaching Youth Soccer: A Baffled Parent's Guide or as an excellent stand-alone resource for spicing up any practice.

The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching 6 and Under Soccer

Author: David Williams
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071456289
Format: PDF
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"Scott and David have done a fantastic job getting into the psyche of these very young players. What I really love is their emphasis on FUN, and that kids learn by DOING. This book will make a great extra assistant as you prepare for your season."—Bobby Clark, Head Soccer Coach, University of Notre Dame; author of the best-selling Coaching Youth Soccer: The Baffled Parent's Guide Coach. You're the new coach of your child's soccer team, and you're not sure how to teach your players the fundamentals of soccer while also ensuring they have fun. Don't panic—Coaching 6-and-Under Soccer is here to help. Coaching 6-and-Under Soccer offers straightforward advice, tips, and techniques, including reward-based games and drills; your first six practices in an easy-to-photocopy format; and how to teach soccer basics to 4-, 5-, and 6-year-olds in ways that are fun for you and your players. This complete tool kit for a new coach includes: The twelve easy-to-run drills that work best with young soccer players How to keep your young players happy and active while they learn How to make parents your best assistants and supporters How to keep the focus where it belongs—not on winning or losing, but on having fun How to have a terrific time coaching young players "Coaching 6-and-Under Soccer shows you how to teach your young players the right way—through lively games that encourage kids to use their creativity and self-expression when playing."—Brandi Chastain, Olympic and World Cup Soccer Champion; author of It's Not About the Bra: Play Hard, Play Fair, and Put the Fun Back into Competitive Sports "I have no doubt that young players will come to love the game of soccer if their coaches follow the simple, straightforward advice in this book."—Anson Dorrance, Head Women's Soccer Coach, University of North Carolina; author of The Vision of a Champion: Advice and Inspiration from the World's Most Successful Women's Soccer Coach "I highly recommend this terrific book to coaches who want to instill good sportsmanship and the love of the game in their young players while building a solid foundation in basic soccer skills and teamwork."—Jeremy Gunn, Head Men's Soccer Coach, Fort Lewis College

The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching Indoor Youth Soccer

Author: Ned McIntosh
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071411431
Format: PDF, ePub
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"The Baffled Parent's Guide to Coaching Indoor Youth Soccer should be applauded for its effort to help raise the interest, enjoyment, and quality of one of the fastest-growing sports in the world." --Don Shapero, president, United States Indoor Soccer Association Three million children and teens play indoor soccer, and The Baffled Parent's Guide to Coaching Indoor Youth Soccer provides parents and coaches much-needed guidance to help their kids navigate this popular sport. With its own special rules, strategies, and skills, this one-of-a-kind guide offers: Basic skills for offense and defense Drills and situational strategies Photographs and step-by-step diagrams

Youth Soccer Drills 3rd Edition

Author: Garland, Jim
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450491898
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Youth Soccer Drills, Third Edition, presents 100 drills and games for developing skills in dribbling, passing, collecting, heading, and shooting. All are easy to follow with clear descriptions and kid-friendly field diagrams, making them easy for coaches to teach and players to understand. Sample practice plans, variations, and coaching tips are included.

The Baffled Parent s Guide to Coaching Youth Baseball

Author: Bill Thurston
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071358224
Format: PDF, Docs
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The ultimate guide for the uninformed, "Coaching Youth Baseball" shows novice coaches everything they need to know to manage, motivate, and encourage a ball team for kids. 55 illustrations.

The Complete Book of Coaching Youth Soccer

Author: Simon Whitehead
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9780809240722
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the definitive manual for coaching America's fastest-growing sport for kids aged 8-19. Written for both beginning and seasoned coaches, The Complete Book of Coaching Youth Soccer shows you--in concise, easy-to-understand terms--how to organize, motivate, and lead your youth soccer team to success on the field. Included are: Step-by-step teaching points Rules and strategies of the game More than 100 illustrative diagrams More than 75 practice and competitive drills Complete 10-week season plans for each of three separate age groups Designed for easy, on-the-field reference, author Simon Whitehead's proven practice drills are designed progressively to develop maximum skills for both individual and team play. Simon Whitehead lives in Minneapolis and has coached high school and college soccer in England and in the United States for more than ten years. Using proven European teaching methods, he shows the soccer coach how to maximize each young player's enthusiasm, involvement, and personal success in soccer.

Coaching Soccer For Dummies

Author: National Alliance for Youth Sports
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118052811
Format: PDF, Docs
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Packed with drills and tips for practice and game days The fun and easy way(r) to kick-start your soccer coaching skills Volunteering as a youth soccer coach can be a great experience, both for you and your squad. But what if you've never coached before? Don't worry! This friendly guide explains soccer rules, shows you how to approach coaching, and gives you practical pointers on improving your team's soccer skills and encouraging good sportsmanship. Discover how to Understand soccer rules Develop a coaching philosophy Teach soccer fundamentals Run great practices Lead your team during a game Communicate effectively with parents

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

Author: Robert Koger
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071629017
Format: PDF
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FUN AND EFFECTIVE SOCCER DRILLS-FROM AN EXPERIENCED COACH IN THE SPORT Soccer is an exciting sport, but it is even better when your team is playing at its best. The Baffled Parent's Guide to Fix-It Drills for Youth Soccer addresses specific team concerns with energetic drills that will improve your players' skills and help them to properly execute the correct tactics and techniques on the field. Written by an expert, this extensive collection focuses on problem areas and provides practice activities to ensure you get the best from your young players. Robert Koger looks at each of the problems most commonly faced by youth team coaches and prescribes proper drills to get players and teams to be their best and have fun doing it. With more than 100 drills, you're guaranteed to find practice solutions for situations such as: My players can't get the ball past the other team's defense. I can't get my players to shoot when they are open. My players move all over the field. My team can't stop opposing goals from corner kicks. My team needs help with general skills areas including dribbling, passing, offense, defense, and goal-keeping. Written in an easy-to-follow, clearly outlined format, The Baffled Parent's Guide to Fix-It Drills for Youth Soccer is an invaluable teaching tool to have on the field. Don't start coaching without it.