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Put your opponents on their heels and the ball in goal Use the strategies, plays, skills, and drills of Attacking Soccer to develop a high-powered offensive team that will take your club, high school, or college league by storm. The expert contributing coaches cover the following:
- Playing out of the thirds- Possession soccer- Changing points of attack- Quick counterattacks and transitions- Flank attacks- Offensive patterns of play- Restart plays- Individual skill development
Editor Joe Luxbacher, head coach at the University of Pittsburgh, has assembled many of the game's top offensive-minded coaches including Dave Sarachan of D.C. United, Jay Hoffman of the U.S. Women's National Team, former Tampa Bay Mutiny coach John Kowalski, and college coaches Dean Foti of Syracuse, Sam Koch of Massachusetts, and Dave Masur of St. John's. Each coach explains and illustrates a specific aspect of developing an attacking offense, helping you develop and implement the tactics, skills, and drills that are needed to maximize scoring opportunities.
Several of the nation's top soccer coaches contributed their most effective goal-scoring drills to form a complete offensive reference. Each coach covers a specific aspect of an attacking soccer offense and explains the tactics and drills to apply in order to both create and maximize scoring opportunities.
This guide focuses on the fundamentals, strategies, tactics, plays and drills needed to increase the number of goals scored. Each contributing coach addresses a specific aspect of soccer, such as flank attacks and free kicks to both create and maxmimize scoring opportunities.
Create and maximize scoring opportunities