Coaching Kids' Soccer

Coaching Kids' Soccer

Fun, Safe and Positive Soccer for All Ages

Book - 2008
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How to coach youth soccer teams and make the most of preparation, practice time and game time.

Coaching Kids' Soccer is a comprehensive and sensible guide whose goal is to improve individual skills and develop teamwork and sportsmanship among youth. Always stressing safety, fun, progressive learning and the natural development of participants, Stuart Page explains how to engage young players (and their parents) and gives tips on teaching the skills needed to excel.

The easy-to-use page layouts feature loads of tips, checklists, sidebars and illustrations on topics that include:

The foundations of coaching and codes of conduct Working with youth Mental and physical development Child protection and safety Health, nutrition and pre-game fitness First-aid for injuries on the field How to prevent and assess head injuries The role and impact of the coach Warm-up exercises and skills drills Fun games that teach skills Technique and controlling the ball.

Practice sessions are designed specifically for various age groups and skills levels, with the emphasis on building enthusiasm and sportsmanship. Coaching Kids' Soccer makes sure the game is as much fun for coaches as it is for their players.

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2008.
ISBN: 9781554073542
Branch Call Number: 796.334077 Pag 3701wd 1
796.334077 Pag 3701ma 1
796.334077 Pag 3701wo 1
796.334077 Pag 3701ir 1
796.334077 Pag 3701ga 1
Characteristics: 208 pages : illustrations


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