Soccer Smarts for Kids: 60 Skills, Strategies, and Secrets (Paperback)

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Everything kids ages 8 to 12 need to know to play smarter, more enjoyable soccer

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.

About the Author

Andrew Latham is Head Coach for the Lower Island Soccer Association (LISA) in British Columbia, Canada. Bringing more than 20 years experience as a youth development coach in North America and the United Kingdom, he spent three and a half years with Sheffield United as a youth coach, where he played a key role in introducing Futsal to the Academy Players. He holds a CSA A license, US Soccer A License, UEFA B License, and the USYSA Y License, and is a graduate of the National Coaching Institute of Canada. Learn more by visiting:

Product Details
ISBN: 9781623156909
ISBN-10: 1623156904
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: February 17th, 2016
Pages: 174
Language: English