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Title:
The everything kids' soccer book : rules, techniques, and more about your favorite sport!
Author:
Crisfield, Deborah.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Avon, Mass. : Adams Media Corp., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
x, 131 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Soccer rules! -- Control freak! -- Getting your kicks -- Dynamite dribbling -- In the net -- On the attack -- Defense -- The soccer body -- Games to play -- Going pro.
ISBN:
9781580626422
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV943.25 .C75 2002 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area
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Summary

Five million kids can't be wrong Here's a kid-friendly book to help youngsters excel at their favourite sport. The Everything Kids' Soccer Book teaches kids: Rules of the game and field positions; How to dribble, trap, and head the ball; Defence and the art of goalkeeping; Winning techniques and why possession is everything; How to train for the game and much more


Author Notes

Deborah W. Crisfield is a soccer coach She played soccer in high school, college, and currently plays in a women's league. She lives in New Jersey


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Chapter 1 Soccer Rules!p. 1
The Object of the Gamep. 2
The Ballp. 3
The Fieldp. 7
The Kickoffp. 8
Playing the Gamep. 8
Foul Playp. 9
Pick a Cardp. 10
Out-of-Boundsp. 11
What on Earth Is Offside?p. 14
What's in a Name?p. 16
Chapter 2 Control Freak!p. 19
Feet Firstp. 21
Thighsp. 22
Jugglingp. 23
Chestp. 26
First Touchp. 27
Taking It in the Headp. 28
Chapter 3 Getting Your Kicksp. 31
Perfect Passingp. 32
The Push Passp. 33
The Heel Passp. 34
The Long Ballp. 36
Passing Strategyp. 37
Scoring a Goalp. 39
The Volleyp. 41
The Sliderp. 41
Shooting Strategyp. 42
Chapter 4 Dynamite Dribblingp. 43
Start Simplep. 44
Fancy Footworkp. 45
Shieldingp. 46
Turningp. 47
Fakesp. 49
Smart Movesp. 51
Chapter 5 In the Netp. 53
Clothesp. 54
Keeping to the Rulesp. 56
Play Catchp. 56
Cutting the Anglep. 59
Getting Rid of the Ballp. 60
Communicationp. 62
Never Blame the Keeperp. 63
Chapter 6 On the Attackp. 65
Pass, Pass, Passp. 66
Knowing Your Positionp. 67
Spread the Defensep. 68
Losing a Guardp. 70
Offensive Do's and Don'ts for Restartsp. 72
Open Your Big Mouthp. 75
Chapter 7 Defensep. 77
The One-on-One Defenderp. 78
Containmentp. 79
Positionsp. 80
Defense Against Restartsp. 82
The Wallp. 83
Use Your Headp. 85
Chapter 8 The Soccer Bodyp. 87
Getting in Shapep. 89
Stretchingp. 90
Water Works!p. 90
Heat Killsp. 91
Ouch!p. 92
Sprainsp. 94
Heads Up!p. 95
Game Time Injuriesp. 96
Chapter 9 Games to Playp. 97
Cats and Dogsp. 99
Nothing but Catsp. 99
Red Roverp. 99
Sink the Subsp. 100
SPUDp. 100
Run the Gauntletp. 101
Soccer Golfp. 101
Crab Soccerp. 102
Soccer Baseballp. 103
Dodge Ballp. 103
Team Dodge Ballp. 104
Square Soccerp. 104
Chapter 10 Going Prop. 105
Women's United Soccer Associationp. 106
Major League Soccerp. 108
The National Teamsp. 110
Appendix Ap. 117
Appendix Bp. 119
Glossaryp. 121
Puzzle Answersp. 123
Indexp. 128

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