ERIC Number: ED290747
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Coaching Soccer Effectively. The American Coaching Effectiveness Program. Level 1 Soccer Book.
Hopper, Christopher A.; Davis, Michael S.
This handbook presents practical advice for the soccer coach. The first section contains an explanation of soccer and how to teach individual offensive and defensive skills. The coaching points, teaching progressions, illustrations, and practice activities are designed to help the coach understand and plan how to teach and develop those skills. Part II presents how to teach players to work as a team and control the ball. Included in this section are principles of organizing a team, positional play, offensive and defensive tactics, and set plays. Part III discusses the role of the coach, how to work effectively with players, how to organize a season, and how to develop and conduct daily practice. The appendices contain the rules of soccer, and sample checklists and evaluation forms for the coach. (JD)
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Instructional Effectiveness, Planning, Skill Development, Soccer, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Human Kinetics Books, Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61820 ($14.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A