Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer Coach by Ray Power

Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer Coach

byRay Power

Kobo ebook | May 21, 2014

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Making the Ball Roll is the ultimate complete guide to coaching youth soccer.

This focused and easy-to-understand book details training practices and tactics, and goes on to show you how to help young players achieve peak performance through tactical preparation, communication, psychology, and age-specific considerations.

Each chapter covers, in detail, a separate aspect of coaching to give you, the football coach, a broad understanding of youth soccer development. Each topic is brought to life by the stories of real coaches working with real players.

Never before has such a comprehensive guide to coaching soccer been found in the one place. If you are a new coach, or just trying to improve your work with players - and looking to invest in your future - this is a must-read book!

- Analyse how football coaching has dramatically grown and changed over the last decade, and help prepare your players for the modern game
- Understand the age-related development of players: technically, tactically and physically
- Gain an insight into new research around psychology in soccer and the growing effects of social considerations like communication, teamwork, leadership, and rapport
- Consider age-appropriate methods, sessions, and curriculum planning, used by top coaching programmes
- Learn the methods of top coaches like Mourinho, Guardiola, Sir Alex Ferguson and Wenger and apply them to your work with youth players
- Study the methods of top development academies like Barcelona, Liverpool and Atlético Mineiro; and national associations like Germany’s DFB, Holland’s KNVB, the English FA, and US Soccer

Title:Making The Ball Roll: A Complete Guide to Youth Football for the Aspiring Soccer CoachFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 21, 2014Publisher:Bennion KearnyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1909125814

ISBN - 13:9781909125810


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Making the ball roll This is a must for any dad-parent who is thinking about coaching their child's soccer team. It's easy to read and each chapter gets you hooked with challenging views and information. The real coach-player experience at the end of each chapter,gives the book realism and reference points and its not always about the "Elite" game which makes the reader feel part of the book reliving their past experiences, I know it did for me!!!!
Date published: 2015-07-05