Soccer Drills

Skill-Builders for Field Control

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About the Book

Without the proper all-around skills, no soccer player can reach his or her potential, and without skilled players, no team can play on the championship level. Players and coaches, then, need more than just a routine collection of offensive drills to be successful. In addition to goal scoring, players need instruction in ball or field control, perhaps the most important skill that needs to be mastered.
This handbook is designed to help the soccer coach, amateur or expert, to instruct players in, first, the most elementary skills, building up to the drills for sophisticated “plays” common in higher levels of game play. This book illustrates the exact method for teaching each individual skill, showing correct body positions and the various progressive stages of each drill.

About the Author(s)

Albert M. Luongo has coached, managed or refereed in various youth soccer leagues for over 15 years. Also the author of The Soccer Handbook for Players, Coaches and Parents (1996), he lives in Rhode Island.

Bibliographic Details

Albert M. Luongo
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Pages: 192
Bibliographic Info: photos, diagrams, index
Copyright Date: 2000
pISBN: 978-0-7864-0682-1
eISBN: 978-1-4766-0946-1
Imprint: McFarland

Book Reviews & Awards

“[A] follow-up to The Soccer Handbook for Players, Coaches and Parents…provides strategies and philosophies aimed at improving the quality of North American soccer. Thirty-eight illustrations—with clear and concise legends—provide an easy-to-follow visual guide for various playing techniques. Recommend[ed]”—VOYA