Everything kids need to know to play smarter, more enjoyable soccer—for ages 8 to 12
Coach Andrew Latham has over 20 years of experience teaching kids soccer. In this soccer book for kids 8-12, he sets young athletes up for soccer success with straightforward strategies and tips about everything from goal setting and staying fit to pre-game prep and mental motivation. He preps players to be their best with this handy guide and tactics book that shows them how to develop their skills on and off the field.
This soccer coaching book for kids includes:
A range of basic and more advanced techniques so kids can practice and progress at their own pace.
Diagrams and illustrations that explain how to pass the ball, stay onside, get in scoring position, and more.
Player profiles that highlight six superstar soccer players, like Lionel Messi and Mia Hamm.
Soccer lovers will improve their game 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: www.lowerislandsoccer.com.
"Coach Latham has put one in the back of the net with a book that players, parents, and coaches will find useful. I recommend it for all soccer lovers."—Sam Snow, Director of Coaching, US Youth Soccer