Essential Soccer Skills

Essential Soccer Skills

Published by DK

RRP: $15.95

Book description

Essential Soccer Skills progresses from beginner basics to advanced techniques, featuring illustrated sequences on how to learn and master key skills, and tips on how to improve your overall form.

Note: Essential Soccer Skills will consist of 100% re-use from DK's The Soccer Book.

Prelims
Introduction
Chapter 1: The basics of the game
The object of the game
The rules
The pitch
Equipment: Boots and balls

Chapter 2: Types of player
Goalkeepers
Defenders
Midfielders
Attackers

Chapter 3: Individual Skills
Dribbling and turning
Trapping/Chesting/Receiving
Stepovers
Spins and turns
Dummies and fakes
Shooting
Volleying
Heading
Crossing/Corners
Passing
Free-kicks
Throw-ins
Penalties
Tackling
Goalkeeping

Chapter 4: Team tatics
Formations
Defensive strategies
Attacking strategies
Set-piece strategies

Index
Acknowledgments