Soccer Practice Games - 3rd Edition: The game is the best teacher by Joseph LuxbacherSoccer Practice Games - 3rd Edition: The game is the best teacher by Joseph Luxbacher

Soccer Practice Games - 3rd Edition: The game is the best teacher

byJoseph Luxbacher

Paperback | May 26, 2010

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Soccer’s top practice games book returns bigger and better than ever! Engage your players and make each practice more challenging, productive, and fun with 175 games!

Soccer Practice Games presents the best small-sided games for developing technique, skills, and soccer sense in players. In the third edition, you’ll find more games on every aspect of play:

·      Warm-up and conditioning

·      Dribbling, tackling, and shielding

·      Passing and receiving

·      Shooting and finishing

·      Heading

·      Goalkeeping

Each game maximizes player involvement, activity, and learning and contains at least one major objective related to player or team development. A new chapter presents large-group games that are ideal for teaching team tactics while simulating match competition. Best of all, each game can be adapted to accommodate players of various ages and abilities.

Designed for youth through high school competition, Soccer Practice Games provides you with the most effective and fun way to learn and teach the game. This is one book you’ll refer to again and again.

Joe Luxbacher has more than 30 years of experience in the field of competitive athletics. A former professional soccer player for the North American Soccer League, American Soccer League, and Major Indoor Soccer League, he is currently at the helm of the University of Pittsburgh men’s soccer team, a position he has held since 1984. ...
Title:Soccer Practice Games - 3rd Edition: The game is the best teacherFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:May 26, 2010Publisher:Human KineticsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0736083669

ISBN - 13:9780736083669


Table of Contents




Game Finder

Introduction: Make Practice Games Work for You

Chapter 1. Planning Practice Sessions

Chapter 2. Warm-Up and Conditioning Games

Chapter 3. Dribbling, Shielding, and Tackling Games

Chapter 4. Passing and Receiving Games

Chapter 5. Shooting and Finishing Games

Chapter 6. Heading Games

Chapter 7. Individual and Small Group Tactical Games

Chapter 8. Large Group and Team Tactical Games

Chapter 9. Goalkeeping Games

About the Author

Editorial Reviews

“Your athletes will embrace practice, hone key skills, and be more likely to become passionate about soccer when you incorporate Soccer Practice Games into your weekly practice plans.”  

James Schmutz -- Executive Director, American Sport Education Program