Soccer Smarts for Teens: 50 Skills and Strategies to Master the Game (Paperback)

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Soccer Smarts for Teens: 50 Skills and Strategies to Master the Game (Paperback)


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Up your game with advanced soccer strategies for players ages 12 to 16

Working on your own skills is an important part of being a team player, and Soccer Smarts for Teens is here to help you. With this inspirational choice in soccer books for teens, you'll work your way through 50 different techniques and strategies you can implement right away—on your own or with your team—to help you take your game to the next level.

Go beyond other soccer books for teens with:

  • Expert guidance—Get clear instructions for practicing moves like speed dribbling and long-distance passing, then move into more complex game strategies like creating space on the field.
  • A range of difficulty levels—Each exercise is labeled with its level of difficulty so you can continue to challenge yourself as you improve.
  • Tips and motivation—Find info about how to stay hydrated and keep your cleats from smelling, along with space to write notes and motivational profiles on pro players.

Explore the tricks and techniques that can boost your skills with this top choice among soccer books for teens.

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: 9781648765117
ISBN-10: 1648765114
Publisher: Callisto Teens
Publication Date: April 6th, 2021
Pages: 172
Language: English
“This book has something for both players and coaches. I enjoyed the simplicity of the book and how the topics were explained, from individual skill development to how you want your team to play—it’s all here in Soccer Smarts for Teens.” —Colin Miller, director of player and coach development at North Shore Girls Soccer Club

“To be a high performance player you need a high performance guide, and Coach Latham is your guide for smarter soccer.” —Sam Snow, founder and president of The Game Planners, LLC, and author of Coaching Youth Soccer

“Coach Latham has met a much necessary need for teenage soccer players with Soccer Smarts for Teens. It serves as a guide, checklist, and motivation for players in their teenage years. I can’t think of a better guide for players in their teens than Andy Latham.” —Mike Freitag, director of coaching education, Colorado Soccer Association

“The best way to learn to play soccer is by playing soccer and growing your soccer IQ. This book is for the modern player playing the modern game. Read Andrew’s secrets so you can score… Gooooaaalllll!” —Gary Williamson, NTX technical director