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The Official American Youth Soccer Organization Handbook

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Publisher Comments:

andlt;bandgt;The first book endorsed by AYSO — the organization that soccer moms and dads trust most — that presents andlt;Iandgt;allandlt;/Iandgt; the basics of youth soccer andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; If you are a soccer parent, coach, or referee, or just a youth soccer enthusiast, andlt;Iandgt;The Official American Youth Soccer Organization Handbookandlt;/Iandgt; is for you. Dr. Vincent Fortanasce, Lawrence Robinson, and John Ouellette, the National AYSO coach, have written the book that will help everyone to better understand the rules, regulations, and skills that are essential to the game and a rewarding soccer experience for the children who play. In a straightforward, easy-to-follow style, andlt;Iandgt;The Official AYSO Handbook covers:andlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt;andlt;ul type=circleandgt; andlt;liandgt;the five philosophies of AYSO: everyone plays, balanced teams, open registration, positive coaching, and good sportsmanship andlt;liandgt;the responsibilities of each position andlt;liandgt;the complete rules of youth soccer, including offside, throw-ins, and penalty kicks andlt;liandgt;skills such as ball control, goalkeeping, heading, and shooting andlt;liandgt;short-sided soccer rules for children between the ages of six and twelve andlt;liandgt;information for the prevention and treatment of the most common soccer injuries andlt;/ulandgt;andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; AYSO is the best and most trusted youth soccer authority. And now, Fortanasce, Robinson, and Ouellette have collected AYSO's expertise in this indispensable book — a must-have for anyone who embraces the important role that youth soccer can play in a child's life.

Synopsis:

The first book sponsored by AYSO presents all the basics of youth soccer, from positions to offside, from skill practice to fair play.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Vincent Fortanasce, M.D.,andlt;/bandgt; is a neurologist, psychiatrist, and youth sports expert. He is also a devoted soccer dad and coach. He lives in Pasadena, California.

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword

Introduction:

The Beautiful Game

chapter 1:

A Soccer Philosophy: Welcome to AYSO

chapter 2:

The Team

chapter 3:

The Skills

chapter 4:

The Goalkeeper's Skills

chapter 5:

The Laws of Soccer

chapter 6:

Playing the Game

chapter 7:

Short-Sided Soccer

chapter 8:

For Coaches

chapter 9:

For Parents

chapter 10:

For Referees

chapter 11:

For Players

chapter 12:

A Brief History of Soccer

Glossary of Youth Soccer Teams

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743213844
Author:
Ouelette, John
Author:
American Youth Soccer Organization
Author:
Fortanasce, Vincent M.
Author:
Ouelette, John
Author:
Fortanasce, Vincent
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Soccer for children
Subject:
Coaching
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Soccer for children -- United States.
Subject:
Soccer for children -- Coaching.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Soccer
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
106-805
Publication Date:
August 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 line drawings
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 8.575 oz

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