The only soccer book for players ages 11 to 15 combining expert advice with essential soccer techniques for improving their skills. As a youth soccer coach for more than twenty years, Coach Andrew Latham sets kids up for success in Soccer Smarts for Kids with his no-fluff, easy-to-understand strategies and cover-to-cover tips--from goal setting and staying fit to pre-game prep and mental motivation. Coach Latham preps young players to be their best by sharing soccer secrets, exercises, and tricks for kids to develop their skills on the field, with: Basic to advanced techniques so kids can move at their own pace Player profiles highlighting six superstar soccer players (including Lionel Messi and Alex Morgan) Playbook essentials featuring color photos and custom diagrams Need-to-know terms to crack the code of fundamental soccer definitions Soccer fans will improve their game, play smarter, and have more fun with Soccer Smarts for Kids.
Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world, but the best soccer players aren't just those who are physically strong. This book delves into the mental training behind the physical training. Readers learn about the importance of team building and motivation, the strategies that are used in different positions on the soccer team, and the history of soccer. The book even spotlights top soccer players and their secrets to success on the field. This book is sure to inspire soccer fans, players, and non-players alike.
Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar personifies the benefits of working hard to achieve goals, in his case by scoring goals. His achievements on the field prove that passion and dedication to one's pursuits can lead to greatness. As captain of Brazil's team in the 2016 Summer Olympics, he helped Brazil win its first Olympic gold medal. In 2017, Neymar left FC Barcelona to play with Paris Saint-Germain. This biography details his love for the sport, but also outside influences such as his father, who instilled in him a passion for soccer that jump-started one of the most remarkable careers of any athlete in the world.
Briefly annotated citations of some 10,000 books, arranged by subject and indexed by author, title, and subject/grade level. The books, all in print as of 1990, received favorable notices in more than one review journal appearing between January 1985 and September 1990. Aimed at students in grades 10-12, this bibliography is the third in the Bowker trilogy, which includes Best books for children and ... for junior high readers.