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Tony Carr knows what it is to be a great coachand#151;some of his students in Londonand#8217;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 skillsand#151;a bedrock of the gameand#151;as well as to team play, goalkeeping, and problem-solving. Thereand#8217;s a section of set plays and one with small-sided games that includes suggested conditions for the players to follow and coaching points.
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TONY CARR is a preeminent youth soccer coach, who has worked with many European soccer stars. He lives in England.
Go from Soccer Mom to Soccer Coach with this authoritative guide that gets both moms and dads off the sidelines and into the game.
Millions of youngsters take to the soccer field every Saturday morning to participate in this fun and beneficial sport. For parents who want to do more than just cheer, here is everything they'll need to know to become a coach. From the basics--coaching fundamentals, warm-up drills, ball-handling techniques--to more advanced aspects, this guide is packed with solid advice and practical tips, accompanied by step-by-step photographs. Whether you want to teach ace goalkeeping or share the importance of teamwork, building a winning team has never been easier.