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Developing Youth Football Players

Developing Youth Football Players


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    Ensure that your young footballers reach their potential! Developing Youth Football Players combines proven coaching methods with engaging games that allow young athletes to develop their skills, understand team play and appreciate the sport.

    Author Horst Wein provides more than 150 games, corrective exercises, and competitions for players aged 7 to 14. Based on the internationally renowned Football Development Model, training and coaching methods are divided into four levels, resulting in the best age-appropriate coaching resource available. From fundamental skills and goalkeeping to tactics and game intelligence, Developing Youth Football Players covers it all with clear writing and colourful illustrations, making it easy to incorporate each lesson into your programme.

    Developing Youth Football Players will help you become a better teacher and coach. Use it to give your players a great start to a successful football career.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. The Natural Development of Young Players
    Chapter 2. A Successful Approach to Coaching Football
    Chapter 3. Coaching Age-Appropriate Football
    Chapter 4. Games for Basic Abilities and Capacities
    Chapter 5. Developing Football Game Intelligence
    Chapter 6. Games for Mini-Football
    Chapter 7. Games for 7-on-7 Football
    Chapter 8. Developing Young Goalkeepers
    Chapter 9. Games for 8-on-8 Football
    Epilogue Taking Football Into the Future