Author(s): Deborah W. Crisfield
It's a gooooooooaaaaaaal! How do you know when to pass the ball or when to keep it? What's the best way to practice dribbling? How do you keep the defense from stealing the ball from you? Whether you play defense, goalie, or offense, The Everything Kids' Soccer Book, 3rd Edition has all the tips and strategies you need to help you improve your game, including fun games like Monkey in the Middle and Hot Potato. You'll also learn: * The rules of the game * Techniques for dribbling, trapping, and heading the ball * The art of goaltending * Tips on how to maintain possession of the ball * Winning defensive techniques * The importance of teamwork Coach Crisfield covers it all, from pregame stretching, to dribbling drills, to passing and shooting strategies, along with fun facts on the newest professional players and the 2014 World Cup. And when you're not playing, you can enjoy dozens of soccer-themed puzzles and games for more high-scoring fun!
Deborah W. Crisfield is a veteran soccer coach and author of more than thirty books, including The Everything Kids' Soccer Book, 2nd Edition and many other sports and reference books. She lives in Summit, NJ.