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Coaching Kids to Play Soccer Everything You Need to Know to Coach Kids from 6 To 16

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ISBN-10: 1416546723

ISBN-13: 9781416546726

Edition: Revised 

Authors: Kurt Aschermann, Jim San Marco, Tony DiCicco, Tony Dicicco, Tony DiCicco

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If you're going to coach your first soccer team, you know you've got a lot to learn about teaching kids this unfamiliar sport. If you coach soccer now, you want to improve your team. If your son or daughter plays soccer, you want to know what good coaching is all about. This is the book for you! Jim San Marco (head soccer coach at the highly successful Edgemont High School program in New York State) and Kurt Aschermann (coauthor with Gerard O'Shea ofCoaching Kids to Play Baseball and Softball)have written this friendly, easy-to-use, fully illustrated guide that teachesyouhow to run a successful soccer team -- from setting up the first practice to choosing calisthenics to running individual…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 9/4/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Kurt Aschermann is currently helping to launch Charity Partners, a firm that creates fund-raising platforms for national charities, and he is a sought-after speaker, workshop leader, and consultant. A physical educator and coach, Kurt is also coauthor of Coaching Kids to Play Baseball and Softball, also published by Fireside. He is a graduate of Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Jim San Marcois head soccer coach at Edgemont High in New York State. He lives in Briarcliff Manor, New York.

Foreword
Preface
It's All Yours, Coach
General Guidelines for Parents, Players, and Coaches
Practice Preparation
Ten Important Things Your Players and Parents Should Know
The Rules of the Game and Dimensions of the Field
Juggling
The Skills of Soccer
Exercises to Improve Skills
Goalkeeping
Offensive Tactics
Defensive Tactics
Restarts
Systems of Play
Pregame Check List
Practice and Pregame Warm-up Routine
Pregame, Halftime, and Postgame Talks
Some Concluding Thoughts
Glossary
General Resources