Whether you want to (1) have better soccer skills, (2) kick the ball with more force and accuracy, or (3) be a valued member of your team, this book will teach you everything you need to know.
Soccer can be one of the most rewarding games in the world. It is an extremely fun and exciting game filled with strategy, intrigue and action. Being good at soccer can be a long road of blood, sweat and tears, but it is all worth it when you can perform to the best of your abilities and help your team win! You will be amazed at how far a few basics skills will carry you once they have been totally mastered. Learn how to build up incredible soccer skills by following the easy to follow and detailed instructions in this book.
Physical conditioning is the foundation for any sport, but especially for the fast-moving game of soccer. Your physical fitness level will determine how long you can play at a high level without risking injury. The better your cardiovascular and muscular strength is, the better your overall playing ability will be. I wrote this book so that you would have the nutritional knowledge and the training wisdom to prepare yourself physically and mentally for the game. In this book you will find the best exercises and training plans to get and keep yourself at the top of your game, both in season and off season.
Soccer can be very complicated and difficult to master, especially as the competition increases. The tougher the competition, the more important it is to have your head on straight before you hit the field. You will find in this book a host of strategies you can easily apply to shape your thinking and build your confidence, strategies that can set you up to play at your very best. Because the game relies on physical skill, it is easy to overlook the mental skills that make it possible to instantaneously assess and adjust your strategy to meet the split-second needs of the game. Sharpen your mental game and watch your game play improve.
Whatever position you play, there are essential skills you must have under your belt that are specific to that position. I have provided targeted exercises and tactical notes for each position on the field. Focus on those skills and playing tactics, and you will soon be striking fear into the hearts of your opponents.