How to Coach a Soccer Team: Professional Advice on Training Plans, Skill Drills, and Tactical Analysis

How to Coach a Soccer Team: Professional Advice on Training Plans, Skill Drills, and Tactical Analysis

by Tony Carr
     
 

Tony Carr knows what it is to be a great coach—some of his students in London’s famed West Ham United Academy have gone on to earn international honors. Here are the secrets of his success, illustrated in detail and arranged to follow a full season, from the first session to the final game. Carr explains how to assess players and provides complete

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Tony Carr knows what it is to be a great coach—some of his students in London’s famed West Ham United Academy have gone on to earn international honors. Here are the secrets of his success, illustrated in detail and arranged to follow a full season, from the first session to the final game. Carr explains how to assess players and provides complete training sessions, including warm-ups and cool-downs. He devotes a full chapter to ball skills—a bedrock of the game—as well as to team play, goalkeeping, and problem-solving. There’s a section of set plays and one with small-sided games that includes suggested conditions for the players to follow and coaching points.

No would-be coach can do without it.

TONY CARR is a preeminent youth soccer coach, who has worked with many European soccer stars. He lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402729843
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.64(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.48(d)

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